Number of TV viewers and ratings of most watched sporting events in the U.S. 2017

Number of TV viewers and ratings of most watched sporting events in the United States in 2017 (in millions)

Number of TV viewers and ratings of most watched sporting events in the U.S. 2017 This statistic provides information on the number of TV viewers of major sporting events in 2017 in the United States and their ratings, sorted by sport. According to the source, the most viewed sporting event of 2017 was Super Bowl 51, which drew in over 111.3 million viewers in the United States.
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Number of TV viewers and ratings of most watched sporting events in the United States in 2017 (in millions)

Sporting event (sport) (network)RatingViewers (in millions)
Patriots/Falcons - Super Bowl 51 (NFL) (FOX)45.3111.32
Packers/Cowboys (NFL - NFC Divisional) (FOX)26.148.52
Steelers/Patriots (NFL - AFC Championship) (CBS)24.447.95
Packers/Falcons (NFL - NFC Championship) (FOX)2546.28
Giants/Packers (NFL - NFC Wild Card) (FOX)21.339.35
Steelers/Chiefs (NFL - AFC Divisional) (NBC)19.837.11
Dolphins/Steelers (NFL - AFC Wild Card) (CBS)17.529.87
Texans/Patriots (NFL - AFC Divisional) (CBS)1629.82
Seahawks/Falcons (NFL - NFC Divisional) (FOX)16.228.7
Astros/Dodgers (MLB World Series Game 7) (FOX)15.828.29
Lions/Seahawks (NFL - NFC Wild Card) (NBC)14.826.89
Patriots/Steelers (NFL - Week 15 Late DH) (CBS)15.226.88
Chargers/Cowboys (NFL - Thanksgiving Special) (CBS)11.126.28
Cowboys/Broncos (NFL - Week 2 National Window) (FOX)14.325.97
Clemson/Alabama (NCAA Football - National Championship) (ESPN Megacast)14.225.27
Raiders/Texans (NFL - AFC Wild Card) (ESPN, ABC)14.425.06
Vikings/Lions (NFL - Thanksgiving Special) (FOX)11.424.74
Cavaliers/Warriors (NBA - Finals Game 5) (ABC)13.524.53
Packers/Cowboys (NFL - Week 5 Late DH) (FOX)13.623.86
Giants/Cowboys (NFL - Week 1 SNF) (NBC)13.424.37
Packers/Lions (NFL - Week 17 SNF) (NBC)1323.82
Eagles/Rams (NFL - Week 14 Late DH) (FOX)13.723.78
Seahawks/Cowboys (NFL - Week 16 Late DH) (FOX)12.223.03
UNC/Gonzaga (NCAA Basketball - National Championship) (CBS)13.223
Seahawks/Packers (Week 1 National Window) (FOX)12.722.8
Sporting event (sport) (network)RatingViewers (in millions)
Patriots/Falcons - Super Bowl 51 (NFL) (FOX)45.3111.32
Packers/Cowboys (NFL - NFC Divisional) (FOX)26.148.52
Steelers/Patriots (NFL - AFC Championship) (CBS)24.447.95
Packers/Falcons (NFL - NFC Championship) (FOX)2546.28
Giants/Packers (NFL - NFC Wild Card) (FOX)21.339.35
Steelers/Chiefs (NFL - AFC Divisional) (NBC)19.837.11
Dolphins/Steelers (NFL - AFC Wild Card) (CBS)17.529.87
Texans/Patriots (NFL - AFC Divisional) (CBS)1629.82
Seahawks/Falcons (NFL - NFC Divisional) (FOX)16.228.7
Astros/Dodgers (MLB World Series Game 7) (FOX)15.828.29
Lions/Seahawks (NFL - NFC Wild Card) (NBC)14.826.89
Patriots/Steelers (NFL - Week 15 Late DH) (CBS)15.226.88
Chargers/Cowboys (NFL - Thanksgiving Special) (CBS)11.126.28
Cowboys/Broncos (NFL - Week 2 National Window) (FOX)14.325.97
Clemson/Alabama (NCAA Football - National Championship) (ESPN Megacast)14.225.27
Raiders/Texans (NFL - AFC Wild Card) (ESPN, ABC)14.425.06
Vikings/Lions (NFL - Thanksgiving Special) (FOX)11.424.74
Cavaliers/Warriors (NBA - Finals Game 5) (ABC)13.524.53
Packers/Cowboys (NFL - Week 5 Late DH) (FOX)13.623.86
Giants/Cowboys (NFL - Week 1 SNF) (NBC)13.424.37
Packers/Lions (NFL - Week 17 SNF) (NBC)1323.82
Eagles/Rams (NFL - Week 14 Late DH) (FOX)13.723.78
Seahawks/Cowboys (NFL - Week 16 Late DH) (FOX)12.223.03
UNC/Gonzaga (NCAA Basketball - National Championship) (CBS)13.223
Seahawks/Packers (Week 1 National Window) (FOX)12.722.8
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This statistic provides information on the number of TV viewers of major sporting events in 2017 in the United States and their ratings, sorted by sport. According to the source, the most viewed sporting event of 2017 was Super Bowl 51, which drew in over 111.3 million viewers in the United States.
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