GP of Indianapolis TV Rating (2nd Update)UPDATE #2 The final TV rating for last weekend's Grand Prix of Indianapolis Saturday on ABC was a 0.9 rating with 1.3 million viewers.
05/14/14 In Indianapolis, the race was the highest-rated TV show all day on Saturday, according to officials for ABC affiliate WRTV-TV Channel 6. The live broadcast of the race scored a 9.1 rating (98,000 households) in the central Indiana market, according to New York-based Nielsen Media research.
“That’s a really big number, especially for a Saturday afternoon,” said WRTV spokesman Paul Montgomery.
Indianapolis by far had the most people watching of any market nationally. The next two highest-rated stations for the race were WFTS-TV in Tampa, which earned a 1.6 rating, and WHAS-TV in Louisville, which registered a 1.5, according to Nielsen.
Overall, the national rating for the race was 0.9, which means about 1 million households (=1.3 million viewers) tuned in to the broadcast, according to Nielsen.
05/12/14 The overnight TV rating on ABC for Saturday's inaugural GP of Indianapolis was a 0.9 with almost 1.3 million viewers tuned in.
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