Ratings watch: OU-Kansas telecast tops week with 21.2 rating

NBC scores big with Peyton Manning's homecoming game in Indianapolis
by Mel Bracht Published: October 22, 2013
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ESPN's telecast of the OU-Kansas game topped the week with a 21.2 local rating. NBC scored big with Peyton Manning's homecoming game in Indianapolis on Sunday night, earning a 15.9 national rating, including 19.5 on KFOR-4. The game averaged 26.9 million viewers, ranking as the most-watched October NFL prime-time telecast since 2005.

Sports events Oct. 14-20

1. Oklahoma at Kansas, college football, Saturday, ESPN, 21.2.

2. Denver at Indianapolis, NFL, Sunday, KFOR-4, 19.5.

3. TCU at Oklahoma State, college football, Saturday, KOKH-25, 14.1.

4. Dallas at Philadelphia, NFL, Sunday, KOKH-25, 14.0.

5. Houston at Kansas City, NFL, Sunday, KWTV-9, 13.9.


by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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