27 September, 2017
Across Monday's and all of Sunday's games, even the dampened showing from NBC's marquee primetime showdown, gross overnight ratings for league showdowns weren't off from those of 2016. Good football games equal higher ratings.
WHAT IT MEANS: In a world where TV viewing is increasingly fragmented and more people are watching on devices or saving programs until later, the majority of TV shows have smaller ratings than the year before. However, as is the case with many games during the National Football League season at this point, many fans will be wondering how they can watch the action without having to sit down in front of a television on Monday night, and there's plenty of ways to do it.
The president may have his theories, but explaining why ratings are down isn't simple. Maybe more people are concerned about concussions. Already, fans were switching off games because of too-frequent penalties and commercial breaks, head injuries, and the player protests.
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"People are going to tune in for the match-ups, the stars and hometown teams", Berke said.
While The Wrap speculates that televising the anthem could capitalize on ratings intrigue in the wake of a national news story, "Monday Night Football" and NFL broadcasts at large have seen a big decline in ratings. They're likely to be up overall for the week after Monday night's game, he said. CBS's games included Green Bay's close-fought 27-24 overtime win over Cincinnati while NBC's Sunday night game featured Washington with a 21-0 lead over Oakland with less than five minutes into the third quarter.