Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers

via press release:

SEAHAWKS-49ERS ON NBC RANKS AS NFL’S MOST-WATCHED THANKSGIVING PRIMETIME GAME

 

NEARLY 23 MILLION WATCH NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME REMATCH

STAMFORD, Conn. – November 28, 2014 – The Seattle Seahawks’ 19-3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers last night on NBC’s Sunday Night Football on Thanksgiving Night averaged 22.9 million viewers, to rank as the NFL’s most-watched Thanksgiving primetime game, topping by 9% last year’s game (21.1 million for Baltimore’s two-point home win over Pittsburgh), according to fast national data released today by The Nielsen Company. The NFL introduced the Thanksgiving primetime game in 2006.

Last night’s rematch of the 2013 NFC Championship Game (8:31-11:20 pm ET) posted a 11.4/23 fast national rating – up 4% from the 11.0/22 for Steelers-Ravens last year. The Seahawks’ victory, highlighted by Marshawn Lynch’s 104 rushing yards and Richard Sherman’s two interceptions, is their fifth win in six games as they improved to 8-4.

TOP METERED MARKETS FOR SEAHAWKS-49ERS

1. Seattle 35.5/74
2. Sacramento 26.4/56
3. Portland 19.8/44
4. San Francisco 18.8/49
5. Las Vegas 18.4/36
6. Phoenix 17.9/35
7. Richmond 17.5/32
8. Baltimore 16.9/31
9. San Diego 16.6/38
10. Denver 15.6/33

NBC’s Thanksgiving weekend NFL coverage continues this Sunday, Nov. 30, as Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos (8-3) travel to Kansas City to face Jamaal Charles and the Chiefs (7-4) on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. Sunday’s coverage begins with Football Night In America at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.

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