SALT LAKE CITY, DENVER, MILWAUKEE, SEATTLE, KANSAS CITY & SAN DIEGO TOP NBC OLYMPICS’ PRIMETIME RATINGS AT MIDPOINT OF PYEONGCHANG OLYMPICS

 

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SALT LAKE CITY, DENVER, MILWAUKEE, SEATTLE, KANSAS CITY & SAN DIEGO TOP NBC OLYMPICS’ PRIMETIME RATINGS AT MIDPOINT OF PYEONGCHANG OLYMPICS

Press Release

February 18, 2018

STAMFORD, Conn. – February 18, 2018 – At the midpoint of the PyeongChang Olympics, Salt Lake City leads U.S. TV markets in primetime rating, with a 22.6 local Nielsen rating across NBC and NBCSN. Salt Lake City is also averaging a 41 share, meaning that 41% of the homes in the market with a television in use at the time are tuned into NBC Olympics coverage (not including digital).

Following Salt Lake City with the highest local ratings are Denver, Milwaukee, Seattle, Kansas City and San Diego (full top 20 chart below).

Top 20 Markets for NBC Olympics’ Primetime Coverage – Local Nielsen Rating (Thurs., Feb 8-Sat., Feb. 17)

1. Salt Lake City 22.6/41
2. Denver 22.1/40
3. Milwaukee 18.8/30
4. Seattle 18.7/35
T5. Kansas City 18.4/30
T5. San Diego 18.4/35
7. Minneapolis 18.2/34
8. Portland 18.1/34
9. Sacramento 18.0/33
10. Austin 16.8/30
11. West Palm Beach 16.6/26
12. Buffalo 16.0/25
13. Washington, D.C. 15.9/29
14. Richmond 15.7/24
T15. Fort Myers 15.6/25
T15. St. Louis 15.6/25
17. Los Angeles 15.5/29
T18. Albuquerque 15.4/25
T18. Columbus 15.4/24
T20. Las Vegas 15.0/26
T20. Pittsburgh 15.0/24

Local metered market data represents NBC/NBCSN in primetime and includes the NBC West Coast encore and excludes sustainers.

ABOUT NBC OLYMPICS

A division of NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal’s Olympic Games coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history. NBCUniversal owns the U.S. media rights on all platforms to all Olympic Games through 2032.

— PYEONGCHANG 2018 —

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