In Week 4, the league scored its highest individual game rating since 2022’s championship game. The USFL averaged 1.137 million viewers across three over-the-air network games and achieved its highest individual cable rating (545k) since week one of the 2022 season.
USFL 2023 Week 5 TV Ratings On FOX, NBC, And USA
Week 5’s opening USFL game between the Pittsburgh Maulers and Michigan Panthers averaged 256,000 viewers. The 12:30 pm Saturday afternoon telecast on the USA network was rated 45th out of the top 150 cable TV shows in the 18-49 demographic.
The USFL’s second Saturday game featuring the Houston Gamblers and Birmingham Stallions at 4 pm ET averaged 914,000 viewers on FOX.
Sunday’s 12 noon Philadelphia Stars-New Jersey Generals NBC broadcast averaged 757,000 viewers.
The final USFL game of Week 5 between the New Orleans Breakers and Memphis Showboats on FOX averaged 563,000 viewers.
USFL Week 6 TV Schedule
Saturday, May 20
Pittsburgh at Memphis (Memphis), 12:30 p.m. (USA)
Birmingham at Michigan (Detroit), 4 p.m. (FOX)
Sunday, May 21
New Orleans at Philadelphia (Detroit), 12 p.m. (FS1)
New Jersey at Houston (Memphis), 4 p.m. (FOX)