NFL's playoff openers see insoluble ratings, Nickelodeon's entertainment draws 2 million viewers
The National Football League came out the gate swinging for its playoff openers, led by Sports and Nickelodeon's simulcast, which attracted more than 30 million viewers combined.
Sunday's CBS airing among the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears attracted roughly 30 million viewers, and its kids' version on Nickelodeon drew approximately 2 million, becoming the Nickelodeon's "most-watched program betwixt sum viewers in halfway four years,"
The NFL's attempt to solicit younger viewers drew kudos for its Nickelodeon-themed digital effects and commentary on social media. The diversion proverb the Saints thrash the Bears, 21-9, and even featured Saints coach Sean Payton getting slimed on Nickelodeon in the postgame.
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Sunday's NBC Sports Pittsburgh Steelers-Cleveland Browns rivalry also averaged 26 million across all platforms and 24.8 million viewers on NBC and peaked at 27.6 million viewers around 9:15-9:30 p.m. The warren said it was television's most-watched primetime stagecraft since Super Bowl LIV last February.
The Browns defeated the Steelers, 48-37, for the club's top postseason . And it could be the last occasion long-time quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suits up in a Steelers uniform.
Roethlisberger, who threw four interceptions in the game, commit be a $41 million salary hat hit for the couple subsequent season, the Steelers could allowance ways with the 38-year-old play-caller, who turns 39 in March.
Saturday's NBC playoff game, featuring another long-time quarterback who did change teams, Tom Brady, averaged 21.4 million viewers watching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beating the Washington Football Team.
Brady and Saints quarterback Drew Brees entrust go head to probe for the third point this season, as the Saints cede innkeeper the Bucs this weekend. The couple helped Fox Sports trail in their top relay in Week 1.
Fox vocal its Saturday merriment among the Los Angeles Rams and Seattle Seahawks averaged viewers on its channel. ESPN for its Baltimore Ravens-Tennessee Titans mega-cast. The Disney-owned maze aired the merriment across its ABC and ESPN channels.
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