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Philadelphia Tops All Markets in Local Viewership of NFC Championship

What follows are the Live + Same Day viewer results for various prime time sports telecasts in select markets during the week of January 15-21, 2018:

NFL NFC Championship on 1/21
Philadelphia
Game (Fox WTXF Channel 29): 2.902 million (1st for the week in the market)
Post game (Fox WTXF Channel 29): 2.262 million (2nd)
Local News (Fox WTXF Channel 29): 933,000 (3rd)
Post game (NBC Sports Philadelphia RSN): 228,000 (tied for 14th)

NFL NFC Championship on 1/21
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Game (Fox KMSP Channel 9): 1.741 million (1st for the week in the market)
Post game (Fox KMSP Channel 9): 560,000 (2nd)
Local News (Fox KMSP Channel 9): 320,000 (3rd)

NBA Warriors at Cavaliers / Rockets at Clippers on 1/15
San Francisco (TNT) 324,000 (1st for the week in the market)

NBA Spurs at Grizzlies / Warriors at Cavaliers / Rockets at Clippers on 1/15
Cleveland (TNT) 141,000 (8th for the week in the market)

NBA Pelicans at Celtics on 1/16
Boston (NBC Sports Boston RSN): 172,000 (21st for the week in the market)

NBA Warriors at Bulls on 1/17
Chicago (WGN Channel 9) 329,000 (7th for the week in the market)

NHL Canadiens at Bruins on 1/17
Boston (NBCSN): 147,000 (29th for the week in the market)

NBA 76ers at Celtics on 1/18
Boston (NBC Sports Boston RSN): 150,000 (tied for 27th for the week in the market)

NBA Magic at Cavaliers on 1/18
Cleveland (Fox Sports Ohio RSN): 197,000 (5th for the week in the market)

NBA Warriors at Rockets on 1/20
Houston (ABC KTRK Channel 13) 311,000 (6th for the week in the market)

NHL Bruins at Canadiens on 1/20
Boston (NESN): 164,000 (22nd for the week in the market)

NHL Lightning at Wild on 1/20
Minneapolis-St. Paul (Fox Sports North RSN): 115,000 (23rd for the week in the market)

NHL Penguins at Sharks on 1/20
Pittsburgh (AT&T Sports Pittsburgh RSN): 99,000 (25th for the week in the market)

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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