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|
|T5. Kansas City||18.4/30|
|T5. San Diego||18.4/35|
|11. West Palm Beach||16.6/26|
|13. Washington, D.C.||15.9/29|
|T15. Fort Myers||15.6/25|
|T15. St. Louis||15.6/25|
|17. Los Angeles||15.5/29|
|T20. Las Vegas||15.0/26|
Local metered market data represents NBC/NBCSN in primetime and includes the NBC West Coast encore and excludes sustainers.
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— PYEONGCHANG 2018 —