Premier League overnight rating up slightly
NEW YORK (AP) -- Manchester United's 3-3 tie at Chelsea got a 1.0 overnight rating and 2 share on Fox, up slightly from the first U.S. live telecast of the Premier League on an over-the-air network two weeks earlier.
Manchester United trailed 3-0 in Sunday's game, which started at 11 a.m. EST, before coming back for the draw.
The rating for major markets was up 11 percent from the 0.9 overnight for Manchester United's 2-1 win at Arsenal on Jan. 22, but below the 1.3 rating for three delayed telecasts of EPL matches earlier this season on Fox. Those telecasts were before or after NFL games, depending on the market.
New York and Washington, D.C., had the top ratings Sunday at 1.6/4 each, with Portland, Ore., Birmingham, Ala., and Austin, Texas, at 1.5 apiece.
National ratings will be available later this week.
The rating is the percentage of television households tuned to a broadcast, and the share is the percentage watching a telecast among those homes with TVs on at the time.
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