2018 Watkins Glen TV Ratings

NASCAR TV Ratings: Watkins Glen International

The bell was rung in Dawsonville, GA. Chase Elliott claimed his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in Watkins Glen, New York over the weekend.

The ratings are up from 2017. The 2018 showing of the event came close to viewership from 2016 race aired via the USA Network due to olympics coverage. The rating was equal to 2016 and higher than 2015.

NBC earned a 2.3 overnight rating for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event at Watkins Glen.

NBC was the most-watched network across broadcast and cable at the time of the race. The race aired between the 3:15 – 5:30 p.m. time slots

The NASCAR Cup Series event saw 3.7 million average TV viewers. That’s up from 2017 where the race saw 3.3 million viewers.

The race at Watkins Glen International was the 7th most-watched show on Sunday night. It was the most sporting event of the weekend.

Sunday Night TV Viewership – August 5, 2018: 60 Minutes (7.54 million), Celebrity Family Feud (5.96 million), Big Brother (5.57 million), The $100,000 Pyramid (4.85 million), America’s Funniest Home Videos (4.53 million), To Tell the Truth (3.72 million), NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen (3.7 million)

What is a rating? A rating is the percentage of the 18-45 demographic that watched the show. What is a share? A share is the percentage of the total TV audience that watched the show against all the other channels airing in the same time frame.

View the Watkins Glen International Tv ratings history below.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Watkins Glen International
WATKINS GLEN, NY – AUGUST 05: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, takes the green flag to start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GoBowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 5, 2018 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Watkins Glen
TV Ratings

Viewers: 3.7 million
Rating: 2.3

Viewers: 3.3 million
Rating: 1.9

Viewers: 3.828 million
Rating: 2.3

Viewers: 3.98 million
Rating: 2.5

Viewers: 4.939 million
Rating: 3.1


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