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"SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" ON NBC FEATURING COWBOYS-REDSKINS UP 25% OVER LAST YEAR'S GAME

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November 17th, 2008

via NBC press release:

13.5 Overnight Rating Second Highest of Season for SNF; Dominated Head-to-Head Competition
NEW YORK – November 17, 2008 - The Dallas Cowboys 14-10 victory over the Washington Redskins on "NBC Sunday Night Football," delivered a 13.5 overnight rating and 20 share (8:30-11:15 p.m. ET), a 25 percent gain over last season's Patriots Bills game (10.8/17) on the comparable week. The SNF game easily won its head-to-head competition including defeating Desperate Housewives on ABC by 32 percent (13.5 vs. 10.2).

Last night's rating opened at a 13.3/20 at 8:30 p.m. ET and never dipped lower than a 13.1/30. It peaked between 10:00 and 10:30 p.m. ET at a 13.7/21.

Top 10 Metered Markets For Cowboys-Redskins:
1. Washington D.C. 37.0/53
2. Dallas 34.8/49
3. Richmond 26.9/38
4. Norfolk 24.5/33
5. Austin 23.1/36
6. San Antonio 22.4/31
7. Albuquerque 18.3/26
8. Baltimore 17.9/25
9. Nashville 16.6/23
10. Las Vegas 16.3/24

 
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