Found September 23, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Even though the Texans lost Sunday to the Ravens from the perspective of the Nielsen Co. they pitched a shutout in front of Houston television viewers. The Texans’ loss at Baltimore was seen by an average audience of 23 percent of Houston’s 2.28 million TV households or about 526553 households on KHOU (Channel 11). And the Astros’ noon game at Cleveland on Comcast SportsNet Houston? 0.00 Nielsen rating with an average audience of zero households. For the first time in the Astros’ history as one of the first Major League Baseball teams to distribute their games over cable they played a game Sunday afternoon and according to Nielsen nobody watched. There are a couple of asterisks involved here of course. For one thing Nielsen persists with the statistically supportable but still head-shaking concept that it can measure what millions of television viewers are watching by monitoring the behavior of hundreds. On Sunday for example Nielsen had reports from 581 meters in Greater Hous...
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