Indy 500 Drives Ratings in Indianapolis, IN

Caleb White
June 5, 2023

Market: Indianapolis, IN
Hours of TV Viewed: 39 Million
TV Households: 919,424
National Rank: #27


It was one of the biggest weekends of the year for residents of Indianapolis, IN, as the city welcomed the 107th Indianapolis 500 to the city’s Motor Speedway. Despite the race drawing large crowds in-person and on TV, it was not the only telecast seeing success in the market.
On this week’s broadcast series ranking, the Indy 500 race on WTHR (NBC) earned the number one position, with a live Household rating of 12.4, and a live average audience of 113.6K. WTHR (NBC) continued this success throughout the week, earning the number one position in this weeks broadcast network ranking with an average live household rating of 3.8.
On cable, The NBA Playoffs- Conference Finals on TNT earned the number one position amongst cable series with an average live household rating of 3.3. However, on the network ranking it was FOX News Channel that earned the top spot, with an average live household rating of 1.0 across the week.
.Check out these insights and our local network viewer persona below, and stay tuned to see which market we spotlight next week!


Source: Comscore TV, Preliminary Data, May 22-28, 2023, US.

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