National Football League (NFL) television ratings and viewership figures in the United States in the 2015/2016 season, by game (in millions)

NFL TV ratings and viewership 2015-16 The statistic shows figures on the television ratings and viewership figures for NFL games in the United States in the 2015/16 season. The week one game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots was watched by 27.4 million viewers, and had a household rating of 16.2. The viewership figures and ratings for the 2016/17 season can be found here.
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Game (network) (week) RatingViewers (in millions)
Steelers vs. Patriots (NBC) (week 1)16.227.4
Giants vs. Cowboys (NBC) (week 1)15.426.8
Ravens vs. Broncos (CBS) (week 1)13.523.3
Packers vs. Bears (FOX) (week 1)11.620.1
Regional Action (CBS) (week 1)-14.9
Vikings vs. 49ers (ESPN) (week 1)8.814.3
Eagles vs. Falcons (ESPN) (week 1)8.513.6
Cowboys vs. Eagles (FOX) (week 2)15.527.2
Seahawks vs. Packers (NBC) (week 2)15.126.4
Broncos vs. Chiefs (CBS, NFLN) (week 2)12.921.1
Regional Action (CBS) (week 2)-16.7
Falcons vs. Giants (FOX) (week 2)-15.3
Jets vs. Colts (ESPN) (week 2)8.112.5
Bears vs. Seahawks (CBS) (week 3)12.922.1
Broncos vs. Lions (NBC) (week 3)13.122.1
Falcons vs. Cowboys (FOX) (week 3)-18.3
Wash. vs. Giants (CBS, NFLN) (week 3)10.516.9
Regional Action (CBS) (week 3)-15.1
Chiefs vs. Packers (ESPN) (week 3)8.313.5
Packers vs. 49ers (FOX) (week 4)1525.9
Cowboys vs. Saints (NBC) (week 4)14.124.2
Ravens vs. Steelers (CBS, NFLN) (week 4)11.819.4
Regional Action (CBS) (week 4)-15.8
Lions vs. Seahawks (ESPN) (week 4)914.4
Giants vs. Bills (FOX) (week 4)-12.8
Jets vs. Dolphins (CBS) (week 4)-9.9
Patriots vs. Cowboys (CBS) (week 5)15.226.1
49ers vs. Giants (NBC) (week 5)11.819.6
Seahawks vs. Bengals (FOX) (week 5)-18
Colts vs. Texans (CBS, NFLN) (week 5)9.515.1
Regional Action (CBS) (week 5)-13.6
Steelers vs. Chargers (ESPN) (week 5)7.712.2
Chargers vs. Packers (CBS) (week 6)14.525
Patriots vs. Colts (NBC) (week 6)13.122.8
Regional Action (CBS) (week 6)10.918.3
Panthers vs. Seahawks (FOX) (week 6)10.617.9
Falcons vs Saints (CBS, NFLN) (week 6)9.314.8
Giants vs. Eagles (ESPN) (week 6)8.713.9
Cowboys vs. Giants (FOX) (week 7)14.424.5
Eagles vs. Panthers (NBC) (week 7)12.220.6
Regional Action (CBS) (week 7)11.619.2
Seahawks vs. 49ers (CBS, NFLN) (week 7)10.517.1
Saints vs. Colts (FOX) (week 7)7.912.5
Ravens vs. Cardinals (ESPN) (week 7)7.812.2
Bills vs. Jaguars (Yahoo!) (week 7)-1.6
Seahawks vs. Cowboys (FOX) (week 8)1729.4
Packers vs. Broncos (NBC) (week 8)1323
Dolphins vs. Patriots (CBS, NFLN) (week 8)10.917.5
Giants vs. Saints (FOX) (week 8)10.116.6
Regional Action (CBS) (week 8)8.414.1
Colts vs. Panthers (ESPN) (week 8)7.812.4
Lions vs Chiefs (FOX) (week 8)5.38.4
Broncos vs. Colts (CBS) (week 9)14.324
Eagles vs. Cowboys (NBC) (week 9)13.623
Packers vs. Panthers (FOX) (week 9)12.520.9
Regional Action (CBS) (week 9)8.113.2
Bears vs. Chargers (ESPN) (week 9)7.311.4
Browns vs. Bengals (NFLN) (week 9)5.58.8
Patriots vs. Giants (CBS) (week 10)16.328.3
Vikings vs. Raiders (FOX) (week 10)11.619.6
Cardinals vs. Seahawks (NBC) (week 10)11.419.4
Regional Action (CBS) (week 10)8.514.2
Texans vs. Bengals (ESPN) (week 10)7.712.2
Bills vs. Jets (NFLN) (week 10)4.87.6
Packers vs. Vikings (FOX) (week 11)15.527.5
Bengals vs. Cardinals (NBC) (week 11)10.718
Regional Action (CBS) (week 11)10.417.4
Bills vs. Patriots (ESPN) (week 11)8.914.3
Wash. vs Panthers (FOX) (week 11)8.113.7
Titans vs. Jaguars (NFLN) (week 11)4.26.6
Panthers vs. Cowboys (CBS) (week 12)14.332.5
Bears vs. Packers (NBC) (week 12)13.827.8
Steelers vs. Seahawks (CBS) (week 12)15.426.6
Eagles vs. Lions (FOX) (week 12)12.325.4
Patriots vs. Broncos (NBC) (week 12)14.625.2
Giants vs. Wash. (FOX) (week 12)12.320.5
Ravens vs. Browns (ESPN) (week 12)6.510.1
Regional Action (CBS) (week 12)69.8
Panthers vs. Saints (FOX) (week 13)16.328.6
Colts vs. Steelers (NBC) (week 13)11.119.2
Packers vs. Lions (CBS, NFLN) (week 13)1117.8
Jets vs. Giants (CBS) (week 13)10.217.2
Seahawks vs. Vikings (FOX) (week 13)9.415.4
Cowboys vs. Wash. (ESPN) (week 13)8.714.2
Cowboys vs. Packers (FOX) (week 14)16.528.9
Patriots vs. Texans (NBC) (week 14)12.321
Regional Action (CBS) (week 14)10.918.6
Falcons vs. Panthers (FOX) (week 14)8.915.2
Giants vs. Dolphins (ESPN) (week 14)7.411.5
Vikings vs. Cardinals (NFLN) (week 14)5.58.7
Broncos vs. Steelers (CBS) (week 15)14.525
Panthers vs. Giants (FOX) (week 15)14.525
Cardinals vs. Eagles (NBC) (week 15)10.518.1
Lions vs. Saints (ESPN) (week 15)6.710.9
Jets vs. Cowboys (NFLN) (week 15)4.37.4
Buccaneers vs. Rams (NFLN) (week 15)3.86
Packers vs. Cardinals (FOX) (week 16)15.527.8
Vikings vs. Giants (NBC) (week 16)10.417.9
Regional Action (CBS) (week 16)-17.6
Panthers vs. Falcons (FOX) (week 16)-16.2
Bengals vs. Broncos (ESPN) (week 16)9.415.8
Wash. vs. Eagles (NFLN) (week 16)-8.1
Chargers vs. Raiders (NFLN) (week 16)-7.7
Vikings vs. Panthers (NBC) (week 17)13.824.3
Seahawks vs. Cardinals (FOX) (week 17)1220.9
Regional Action 1 (CBS) (week 17)11.218.6
Regional Action 2 (CBS) (week 17)10.317.6
Game (network) (week) RatingViewers (in millions)
Steelers vs. Patriots (NBC) (week 1)16.227.4
Giants vs. Cowboys (NBC) (week 1)15.426.8
Ravens vs. Broncos (CBS) (week 1)13.523.3
Packers vs. Bears (FOX) (week 1)11.620.1
Regional Action (CBS) (week 1)-14.9
Vikings vs. 49ers (ESPN) (week 1)8.814.3
Eagles vs. Falcons (ESPN) (week 1)8.513.6
Cowboys vs. Eagles (FOX) (week 2)15.527.2
Seahawks vs. Packers (NBC) (week 2)15.126.4
Broncos vs. Chiefs (CBS, NFLN) (week 2)12.921.1
Regional Action (CBS) (week 2)-16.7
Falcons vs. Giants (FOX) (week 2)-15.3
Jets vs. Colts (ESPN) (week 2)8.112.5
Bears vs. Seahawks (CBS) (week 3)12.922.1
Broncos vs. Lions (NBC) (week 3)13.122.1
Falcons vs. Cowboys (FOX) (week 3)-18.3
Wash. vs. Giants (CBS, NFLN) (week 3)10.516.9
Regional Action (CBS) (week 3)-15.1
Chiefs vs. Packers (ESPN) (week 3)8.313.5
Packers vs. 49ers (FOX) (week 4)1525.9
Cowboys vs. Saints (NBC) (week 4)14.124.2
Ravens vs. Steelers (CBS, NFLN) (week 4)11.819.4
Regional Action (CBS) (week 4)-15.8
Lions vs. Seahawks (ESPN) (week 4)914.4
Giants vs. Bills (FOX) (week 4)-12.8
Jets vs. Dolphins (CBS) (week 4)-9.9
Patriots vs. Cowboys (CBS) (week 5)15.226.1
49ers vs. Giants (NBC) (week 5)11.819.6
Seahawks vs. Bengals (FOX) (week 5)-18
Colts vs. Texans (CBS, NFLN) (week 5)9.515.1
Regional Action (CBS) (week 5)-13.6
Steelers vs. Chargers (ESPN) (week 5)7.712.2
Chargers vs. Packers (CBS) (week 6)14.525
Patriots vs. Colts (NBC) (week 6)13.122.8
Regional Action (CBS) (week 6)10.918.3
Panthers vs. Seahawks (FOX) (week 6)10.617.9
Falcons vs Saints (CBS, NFLN) (week 6)9.314.8
Giants vs. Eagles (ESPN) (week 6)8.713.9
Cowboys vs. Giants (FOX) (week 7)14.424.5
Eagles vs. Panthers (NBC) (week 7)12.220.6
Regional Action (CBS) (week 7)11.619.2
Seahawks vs. 49ers (CBS, NFLN) (week 7)10.517.1
Saints vs. Colts (FOX) (week 7)7.912.5
Ravens vs. Cardinals (ESPN) (week 7)7.812.2
Bills vs. Jaguars (Yahoo!) (week 7)-1.6
Seahawks vs. Cowboys (FOX) (week 8)1729.4
Packers vs. Broncos (NBC) (week 8)1323
Dolphins vs. Patriots (CBS, NFLN) (week 8)10.917.5
Giants vs. Saints (FOX) (week 8)10.116.6
Regional Action (CBS) (week 8)8.414.1
Colts vs. Panthers (ESPN) (week 8)7.812.4
Lions vs Chiefs (FOX) (week 8)5.38.4
Broncos vs. Colts (CBS) (week 9)14.324
Eagles vs. Cowboys (NBC) (week 9)13.623
Packers vs. Panthers (FOX) (week 9)12.520.9
Regional Action (CBS) (week 9)8.113.2
Bears vs. Chargers (ESPN) (week 9)7.311.4
Browns vs. Bengals (NFLN) (week 9)5.58.8
Patriots vs. Giants (CBS) (week 10)16.328.3
Vikings vs. Raiders (FOX) (week 10)11.619.6
Cardinals vs. Seahawks (NBC) (week 10)11.419.4
Regional Action (CBS) (week 10)8.514.2
Texans vs. Bengals (ESPN) (week 10)7.712.2
Bills vs. Jets (NFLN) (week 10)4.87.6
Packers vs. Vikings (FOX) (week 11)15.527.5
Bengals vs. Cardinals (NBC) (week 11)10.718
Regional Action (CBS) (week 11)10.417.4
Bills vs. Patriots (ESPN) (week 11)8.914.3
Wash. vs Panthers (FOX) (week 11)8.113.7
Titans vs. Jaguars (NFLN) (week 11)4.26.6
Panthers vs. Cowboys (CBS) (week 12)14.332.5
Bears vs. Packers (NBC) (week 12)13.827.8
Steelers vs. Seahawks (CBS) (week 12)15.426.6
Eagles vs. Lions (FOX) (week 12)12.325.4
Patriots vs. Broncos (NBC) (week 12)14.625.2
Giants vs. Wash. (FOX) (week 12)12.320.5
Ravens vs. Browns (ESPN) (week 12)6.510.1
Regional Action (CBS) (week 12)69.8
Panthers vs. Saints (FOX) (week 13)16.328.6
Colts vs. Steelers (NBC) (week 13)11.119.2
Packers vs. Lions (CBS, NFLN) (week 13)1117.8
Jets vs. Giants (CBS) (week 13)10.217.2
Seahawks vs. Vikings (FOX) (week 13)9.415.4
Cowboys vs. Wash. (ESPN) (week 13)8.714.2
Cowboys vs. Packers (FOX) (week 14)16.528.9
Patriots vs. Texans (NBC) (week 14)12.321
Regional Action (CBS) (week 14)10.918.6
Falcons vs. Panthers (FOX) (week 14)8.915.2
Giants vs. Dolphins (ESPN) (week 14)7.411.5
Vikings vs. Cardinals (NFLN) (week 14)5.58.7
Broncos vs. Steelers (CBS) (week 15)14.525
Panthers vs. Giants (FOX) (week 15)14.525
Cardinals vs. Eagles (NBC) (week 15)10.518.1
Lions vs. Saints (ESPN) (week 15)6.710.9
Jets vs. Cowboys (NFLN) (week 15)4.37.4
Buccaneers vs. Rams (NFLN) (week 15)3.86
Packers vs. Cardinals (FOX) (week 16)15.527.8
Vikings vs. Giants (NBC) (week 16)10.417.9
Regional Action (CBS) (week 16)-17.6
Panthers vs. Falcons (FOX) (week 16)-16.2
Bengals vs. Broncos (ESPN) (week 16)9.415.8
Wash. vs. Eagles (NFLN) (week 16)-8.1
Chargers vs. Raiders (NFLN) (week 16)-7.7
Vikings vs. Panthers (NBC) (week 17)13.824.3
Seahawks vs. Cardinals (FOX) (week 17)1220.9
Regional Action 1 (CBS) (week 17)11.218.6
Regional Action 2 (CBS) (week 17)10.317.6

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The statistic shows figures on the television ratings and viewership figures for NFL games in the United States in the 2015/16 season. The week one game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots was watched by 27.4 million viewers, and had a household rating of 16.2. The viewership figures and ratings for the 2016/17 season can be found here.
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September 2017
Region
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Survey time period
2015-2016 season

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