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Ratings: NBC’s ‘Sunday Night Football’ Scores With Chicago Bears Comeback

“Miss America” pageant hits demo low since 2011

The Chicago Bears were comeback kids on “Sunday Night Football,” when NBC enjoyed the spoils of having an exciting primetime football game.

NBC was first in ratings with a 6.3 rating/18 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 16.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 7 p.m., Part 1 of “Football Night in America” had a 2.2/8 and 7.5 million viewers. Part 2 at 7:30 got a 3.5/11 and 10.3 million viewers. Part 3 at 8 earned a 6.3/19 and 17 million viewers. The game itself at 8:30 scored a night-high 7.6, had a 21 share and 19.4 million viewers.

Due to the nature of live sports, fast nationals for NBC, CBS and Fox are approximate.

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CBS was second in ratings with a 3.2/9 and in viewers with 11.5 million. An NFL overrun at 7 earned a 6.7/22 and a primetime-best 21.4 million viewers. Following a rerun, “Big Brother” at 9 received a 2.2/6 and 7.3 million viewers. “Unforgettable” season finale at 10 got a 1.1/3 and 6.3 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 1.2/4 and fourth in viewers with 2.7 million. A football overrun at 7 into a repeat had a 1.1/4 and 3 million viewers. Following reruns, “American Dad” at 9 received a 1.3/4 and 2.6 million viewers. “American Dad” at 9:30 got a 1.3/3 and 2.6 million viewers.

ABC was fourth in ratings with a 1.1/3 and third in viewers with 5.3 million. After a repeat, a special “Road to Miss America” at 8 had a 0.6/2 and 3.3 million viewers. At 9, the pageant itself received a 1.5/4 — down 25 percent from last year — and 6.7 million viewers. “Miss America” dipped one-tenth of a ratings point to its lowest demo in the four years that it has been on broadcast TV.

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Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 1.9 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1.1 million.