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Giants-Cowboys sets NFL regular-season record for viewers

Nov. 25, 2022 20:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Thanksgiving afternoon game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys set the mark for the most-watched NFL regular-season game on record. The Cowboys 28-20 victory on Fox averaged 42 million viewers, according to Nielsen, surpassing the 41.55 million...

Football leads Nielsens; Fox's Hannity helped by Trump

Nov. 25, 2022 11:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's the Nielsen company's list of the 20 most-watched programs on prime-time television for the week of Nov. 14-20. 1. NFL Football: Kansas City at L.A. Chargers, NBC, 17.89 million. 2. NFL Football: Washington at Philadelphia, ESPN, 12.77 million....

World Cup draws record viewership to Telemundo and Peacock

Nov. 24, 2022 13:45 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The World Cup is drawing record viewership to Spanish-language broadcasts on Telemundo and Peacock, with Mexico’s match against Poland giving the digital streaming platforms their biggest weekday in total consumption. Mexico's win on Tuesday was the...

World Cup opener watched by 7.2 million viewers in US

Nov. 22, 2022 11:31 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ecuador's 2-0 win over Qatar in this year's World Cup opener was seen by 7.2 million television viewers in the United States. The game Sunday was seen by 3.228 million on the English-language telecast on FS1 and Fox's streaming services. It was viewed by 4 million...

Fox, Telemundo see advantages to late fall World Cup

Nov. 16, 2022 04:23 AM EST

When Fox Sports’ David Neal first heard in 2015 that FIFA was moving the World Cup to near the holiday season, he thought it would be the biggest lump of coal for Fox and soccer supporters. However, Neal and others have discovered that the world’s biggest soccer tournament moving...

Kevin Costner's 'Yellowstone' sets viewership milestones

Nov. 15, 2022 22:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Costner's Paramount epic “Yellowstone” reached 12.1 million viewers for the opening night of its fifth season on Sunday, the most popular scripted series episode so far in the new television season, the Nielsen company said. That it was a cable network...

World Series, football dominate week's TV ratings

Nov. 08, 2022 17:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the 20 most-watched programs in prime-time television for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6, according to the Nielsen company. 1. NFL Football: Tennessee at Kansas City, NBC, 17.69 million. 2. “NFL Pregame” (Sunday), NBC, 13.81 million. ...

MLS Cup final averages combined 2.155 million viewers

Nov. 08, 2022 15:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC’s victory over the Philadelphia Union on penalty kicks in the MLS Cup final was the second highest in the league's 27-year history for combined U.S. viewers. Saturday's game averaged a combined 2.155 million viewers on Fox and Univision, a 38%...

This year's World Series is 2nd-least watched on TV

Nov. 08, 2022 13:17 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Houston Astros' six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies finished as the second least-watched World Series on television. The six games averaged 11,784,000 on Fox, down 1.3% from the 11,940,000 for the Atlanta Braves' six-game win over the Astros last...

World Series draws more viewers than Thursday night NFL game

Nov. 04, 2022 21:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a rare Thursday night when a World Series game and an NFL game went head-to-head, not only nationally but in Philadelphia and Houston, it was baseball that drew more viewers. The Astros' 3-2 victory over the Phillies on Thursday night, which gave Houston a 3-2...