The last Sunday of the NFL’s regular season rewarded those networks with football while dropping ABC to a fifth-place ratings tie with Telemundo.
NBC was first in ratings with a 4.7 rating/14 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 15 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 7 p.m., Part 1 of “Football Night in America” had a 1.5/5 and 5.5 million viewers. Part 2 at 7:30 got a 2.3/7 and 7.7 million viewers. Part 3 at 8 received a 4.6/14 and 14.5 million viewers.
Fox was second in ratings with a 3.1/9 and third in viewers with 9.1 million. An NFL overrun at 7 scored night-highs of a 7.0/22 and 23.2 million viewers. The conclusion of the contest and “The OT” at 7:30 had a 5.3/16 and 16.8 million viewers.
CBS was third in ratings with a 1.7/5 and second in viewers with 9.3 million. An NFL overrun at 7 received a 2.3/7 and 9.8 million viewers. The conclusion of
Univision was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and fifth in viewers with 1.8 million.
ABC and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.5. Telemundo had a 2 share, while ABC had a 1. ABC was fourth in total viewers with 2.8 million, Telemundo was sixth with 1.2 million.
ABC aired entirely reruns.