68
      Saturday
      81 / 61
      Sunday
      86 / 62
      Monday
      85 / 68

      NFL TV blackout information

      File photo (MGN Online/WVVA)
      File photo (MGN Online/WVVA)

      With every NFL game facing potential blackout, this shows each season the percentage of games shown avoiding a blackout on local television, the number of games shown on local television, and the total number of games that season.



      Season
      Pct. of games shown on local TV
      Number of games shown
      Total number of games


      2013
      99
      254
      256


      2012
      94
      241
      256


      2011
      94
      240
      256


      2010
      90
      230
      256


      2009
      91
      234
      256


      2008
      96
      247
      256


      2007
      96
      246
      256


      2006
      97*
      249*
      256


      2005
      95
      244
      256


      2004
      88
      226
      256


      2003
      90
      230
      256


      2002
      90
      230
      256


      2001
      84
      209
      248


      2000
      86
      213
      248


      1999
      84
      209
      248


      1998
      75
      181
      240


      1997
      66
      158
      240


      1996
      68
      162
      240


      1995
      67
      161
      240


      1994
      65
      145
      224


      1993
      66
      147
      224


      1992
      68
      152
      224


      1991
      67
      150
      224


      1990
      61
      136
      224


      1989
      62
      138
      224


      1988
      60
      135
      224


      1987

      No data available (players' strike)


      1986
      58
      131
      224


      1985
      56
      126
      224


      1984
      53
      118
      224


      1983
      54
      121
      224


      1982

      No data available (players' strike)


      1981
      71
      160
      224


      1980
      65
      146
      224


      1979
      60
      135
      224


      1978
      50
      110
      224


      1977
      44
      86
      196


      1976
      44
      86
      196


      1975
      41
      75
      182


      1974
      47
      86
      182


      1973
      60
      109
      182





       *Blackouts lifted for all New Orleans Saints games in the wake of Hurricane Katrina





      Blackouts lifted by decade:

      2000s: 92%
      1990s: 69%
      1980s: 60%
      1970s: 50%

      Source: NFL