WHAT WE'RE WATCHING

A sampling of Minneapolis and St. Paul Nielsen ratings for Jan. 5-6:

SATURDAY CH. RAT SH

NFL playoffs: Washington at Seattle (3:30 pm) Ch. 11 14.4 31

NFL playoffs: Jacksonville at Pittsburgh (7 pm) Ch. 11 13.3 25

NHL: Wild at Nashville (7 pm) Ch. 45 2.5 5

H.S. football: All-American Bowl (noon) Ch. 11 1.5 5

SUNDAY CH. RAT SH

NFL playoffs: N.Y. Giants at Tampa Bay (noon) Ch. 9 20.0 46

NFL playoffs: Tennessee at San Diego (3:30 pm) Ch. 4 18.4 36

NCAA women's basket.: Conn. at Purdue (12:30 pm) Ch. 4 0.6 1

NBA: Dallas at Timberwolves (2:30 pm) Ch. 45 0.5 1

Key: RAT = rating; SH = share Notes: Rating and share figures are based on reporting households in the Minneapolis-St. Paul demographic area. Ratings measure the percentage of all households with TVs watching the event; share is the percentage of households with TVs turned on watching. One rating point equals 16,655 homes. gophers' big ten tv schedule Saturday at Michigan State, 7 p.m. Big Ten Network Wednesday vs. Northwestern, 8 p.m. BTN Jan. 12 at Penn State, 1 p.m. BTN Jan. 17 vs. Indiana, 8 p.m. ESPN Jan. 20 vs. Michigan State, 3 p.m. BTN Jan 26 at Ohio State, 7 p.m. BTN Jan. 31 at Michigan, 6 p.m. BTN Feb. 3 vs. Wisconsin, 1 p.m. BTN Feb. 6 at Northwestern, 6 p.m. BTN Feb. 9 vs. Iowa, 1 p.m. ESPN Feb. 12 vs. Illinois, 8 p.m. BTN Feb. 16 at Wisconsin, 1 p.m. BTN Feb. 21 vs. Michigan, 8 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2 Feb. 24 vs. Penn State, 1 p.m. BTN Feb. 27 at Purdue, 8 p.m. BTN March 1 or 2 vs. Ohio State, TBA CBS/BTN or ESPN March 4 or 6 at Indiana, TBA ESPN or BTN March 8 at Illinois, noon BTN March 13-16 Big Ten tournament BTN/ESPN/CBS