Please Note: Due to the live nature of the Republican National Convention coverage (airing before primetime in parts of the country), Nielsen’s time-period based Fast Affiliate Ratings for ABC, CBS and NBC are not accurate and will adjust once the National Program Ratings are released later today.
Also, several local affiliates aired NFL Preseason Football in lieu of network programming at its scheduled time and/or its original affiliate.
CBS 5.737 million
ABC 5.265 million
NBC 3.627 million
FOX 3.506 million
Univision 2.903 million
Telemundo 1.553 million
ION 1.391 million
CW 1.292 million
I’m pretty sure everyone played on Thursday, except for a game or two on Wednesday, so they would have maximum time off for the first game. So no more pre-emptions except for the regular – 2 markets for the Monday game and Thursday game (although their are 4 teams playing on Monday the first week)
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