In a busy stretch of major local sports events, the Falcons drew the largest Atlanta television audience.
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ON ATLANTA TV
How some recent sports events fared with viewers in the Atlanta television market:
Event / Network / Rating
Falcons-Jets game / ESPN / 21.6
Georgia-Tennessee game / CBS / 16.8
Braves-Dodgers Game 1 / TBS / 10.2
Braves-Dodgers Game 2 / TBS / 9.0
Braves-Dodgers Game 3 / TBS / 7.3
Braves-Dodgers Game 4 / TBS / 7.3
Georgia Tech-Miami game / ESPNU / 1.7
Notes: The rating is the percentage of the market’s TV households tuned in on average. The Falcons-Jets rating includes the simulcast of the ESPN telecast on WSB-TV. Braves-Dodgers ratings include the portions of games that were shown on TNT when other series ran long on TBS.
Sources: ESPN, CBS, TBS