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“TOGETHER WE MAKE FOOTBALL” FEATURES THE STORY OF BRONCOS FAN & ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON DR. RON HUGATE TOMORROW MORNING ON TODAY

NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott Reports Live on TODAY

Denver Broncos Host San Francisco 49ers on Sunday Night Football

STAMFORD, Conn. – October 16, 2014 – Tomorrow’s “Together We Make Football” segment on TODAY, narrated by NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott, tells the story of Denver Broncos fan and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ron Hugate. Elliott will report the segment live for TODAY between 8 and 9 a.m. ET.

This week’s “Together We Make Football” segment profiles Dr. Ron Hugate, a former member of the Army Reserve who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and now works at one of the world’s top bone cancer treatment facilities, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colo. Dr. Hugate and his team have a near 90% survival rate for pediatric bone cancer at his facility, and he draws on his time playing 10 years of organized football for the team-mentality in his operating room. In his spare time, the Broncos fan organizes flag football games in his community, and is known by patients for his compassion and dedication.

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NFL GAMES TWO MOST-WATCHED SHOWS OF THE WEEK

FOX National Telecast Tops 30 Million Viewers

 Games Top Local Ratings in 27 NFL Markets

 NFL telecasts ranked 1-2 in viewership among all television programs last week with the FOX national telecast (mostly Cowboys-Seahawks) topping the charts with 30.0 million average viewers. The Giants–Eagles matchup on NBC’s Sunday Night Football held the second spot for the week, drawing 18.1 million average viewers.

Locally, NFL games topped the ratings in 27 NFL markets:

Program # of NFL Markets Ranked #1
NFL Football 27
MLB Playoffs  3
 


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NFL GAMES RANK AS 15 MOST-WATCHED SHOWS THIS FALL

Games Top Local Ratings in 28 NFL Markets

NFL telecasts held the top three spots in viewership among all television programs last week. The CBS national telecast (mostly Chiefs–49ers) was the most watched TV program with 19.7 million average viewers, followed by Bengals–Patriots on NBC’s Sunday Night Football which averaged 19.4 million viewers and the FOX Single telecast (mostly Cardinals-Broncos and Falcons-Giants, 19.3 million).

For the season, NFL games rank as the 15 most-watched TV shows since Labor Day, including the seven most-watched shows in primetime.

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NFL Now: Week 5 Trends

Dallas QB Tony Romo Enters Top 10 Most Followed Player List & Cowboys Remain Most Watched & Most Followed Team in Week 5


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Quotes From Week 5 Editions of NFL Network’s NFL GameDay Highlights & NFL GameDay Final


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Officiating Video – Week 4

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NFL GAMES TOP TV VIEWERSHIP IN “PREMIERE WEEK”

 NFL Games Two-Most Watched Shows of the Week

Games Top Local Ratings in 26 NFL Markets

 NFL telecasts ranked 1-2 in viewership among all television programs during last week’s “premiere” week debuts of network primetime programming.

The FOX national telecast (mostly Eagles-49ers) topped the charts for the week (Sept. 22-28) with 25.8 million average viewers followed by Saints-Cowboys on NBC’s Sunday Night Football drawing 22.7 million average viewers. The top non-NFL program was CBS’ The Big Bang Theory season premiere which averaged 18.2 million viewers.

Since Labor Day, NFL game telecasts rank as the 12 most-watched shows on television and are the only programs to draw at least 19 million viewers.

Locally during premiere week, NFL games topped the ratings in 26 NFL markets:

Program # of NFL Markets Ranked #1
NFL Football 26
Big Bang Theory   3
NCIS 1


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NFL Now: Week 4 Trends

NFL NOW WEEK 4 CONSUMER TRENDS

Dallas Cowboys Are Most Watched and Most Followed Team in Week 4

Colts QB Andrew Luck Enters Top 10 Most Followed Player List


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AFC & NFC Notes — Week 5

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Week 5 NFL Capsules

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