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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Fri.-Mon., Aug. 31-Sept. 3 ) -- live from Jerry's Palace

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Jerry’s Palace, formally known as AT&T Stadium, remains a big drawing card in terms of D-FW ratings pulling power.

Sunday night’s attraction, in which LSU soundly beat Miami on ABC, racked up the biggest numbers of the holiday weekend with 206,541 total viewers and 87,377 in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old age range.

NBC won Saturday night’s college football festivities with Notre Dame’s win over Michigan, which averaged 185,175 total viewers and 74,894 within the 18-to-49 realm.

On Labor Day night, Fox4’s 9 p.m. local newscast drew the most total viewers in prime-time (170,930) while Fox4’s So You Think You Can Dance and ABC’s Bachelor In Paradise led all programming among 18-to-49ers with 49,930.

In the four-way local news derby results, Fox4, NBC5 and CBS11 all “threw out” their 6 a.m. and 5, 6 and 10 p.m. editions by taking holiday exemptions throughout Labor Day. TEGNA8 didn’t do so, but with three of the four competitors out of the mix, we’ll move back to Friday’s contests.

At 10 p.m., NBC5 nipped Fox4 in total viewers, but Fox4 won by a comfy margin with 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming).

Fox4 yet again swept the 6 a.m. races while also winning at both 5 and 6 p.m. in the 25-to-54 demographic. TEGNA8 ran first at 6 p.m. in total viewers, and Fox4 and NBC5 shared the top spot at 5 p.m. in that measurement.

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