Utahns appear headed for a silver medal for Olympic TV viewing. Not that No. 2 is bad, but it would break a remarkable string of gold medal performances.
Olympic TV ratings in Utah have been, well, Olympic. The Salt Lake TV market (which includes all of Utah as well as parts of Idaho, Wyoming and Nevada) has been No. 1 in every Games -- Winter and Summer -- since 2000. With the exception of a tie with Denver during the 2008 Summer Olympics, SLC has been all alone in first place seven times during that stretch..
But that string may be on the verge of ending. Here, according to NBC, are the top 10 Olympic viewing markets in prime time from Feb. 6-16: