The blast radius from the chaos of final evening’s grows because the NFL has fined the Pittsburgh Steelers and the victorious Cleveland Browns and suspended a trio of gamers for the combat on the sector. Alternatively, the rankings have been a complete landing for the league and FOX.
Coming off that second half brawl the place the Browns’ Larry Ogunjobi shoved one other participant, the Steelers’ Maurkice Pouncey laid into Cleveland’s Myles Garrett, each groups should pay up a pittance of $250,000. Slicing extra deeply, the NFL has tossed Ogunjobi for one recreation and fined him individually and Pouncey can even need to pay up out of his personal pocket and is out for 3 video games.
As for defensive finish Garrett, his season is now over and has to see if he shall be reinstated in any respect by the Commissioner’s workplace – which is what occurs once you rip the helmet off opposing staff’s QB and hit him repeatedly, on stay TV.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Makes use of Scripted Paley Middle Discuss To Jab Media
Steelers, Browns organizations every fined $250,000.
Browns’ Garrett, Ogunjobi & Steelers’ Pouncey suspended. pic.twitter.com/HJ4Qnc4xsY
— Michael Signora (@NFLfootballinfo) November 15, 2019
In fact, with that combat blowing up on social media in actual time, the 21-7 win for the Browns was a giant hit with viewers.
Snagging a three.four score amongst adults 18-49 and an viewers of simply over 12 million, final evening’s TNF wasn’t fairly a season excessive, but it surely was rattling shut in additional methods than one.
Surging 30% in the important thing demo over final week’s 26-24 west coast showdown between the Oakland Raiders and the Los Angeles Chargers, final evening’s Browns’ win was up 28% in viewers within the quick associates. That November 7 recreation ended up with a three.9 score and 13.5 million viewers within the remaining numbers – a consequence final evening’s primetime topping TNF is bound to soundly beat.
Quick associates to quick associates, final evening’s TNF is even with the The comparable recreation of final 12 months, the place the Seattle Seahawks took down the Inexperienced Bay Packers 27-24. Nevertheless, that November 15, 2018 match-up was down about three% in whole units of eyeballs from final evening’s recreation. That Seahawks’ win of 2018 ultimately was adjusted as much as a 5.zero within the demo and 17 million viewers – which is what we might see in the present day.
We’ll replace with extra TNF rankings because the are available.
Within the meantime, there was different issues on TV final evening apart from UFC … sorry I imply, the NFL.
As an example, Gray’s Anatomy (1.three 18-49 score, 6.30 million viewers) retained its spot as Thursday’s prime non-sports program, conserving its two-tenths achieve from every week in the past. It teamed with regular A Million Little Issues (zero.eight, four.61M) and Get Away With Homicide (zero.5, 2.33M), up a tenth, to present ABC the No. 2 spot for the evening within the demo.
CBS was No. 2 in viewers led by Younger Sheldon (1.2, eight.98M), which grew a tenth and kicked off a lineup that included comedies The Unicorn (zero.7, 5.67M), Mother (zero.9, 6.26M), each up a tenth, and Carol’s Second Act (zero.6, four.75M) dipping a tenth main into a gradual Evil (zero.5, three.28M) at 10 PM.
Legislation & Order: SVU (zero.7, three.76M) was NBC’s finest performer, rising a tenth and main the 10 PM hour. It capped an evening that included regular numbers for Superstore (zero.7, 2.74M) and The Good Place (zero.6, 2.06M) however a tenth drop-off for Good Concord (zero.four, 1.86M).
On the CW, Supernatural (zero.three, 1.32M) stayed even whereas Legacies (zero.three, 880,000) ticked up – as you possibly can see in our pretty chart beneath: