Football helps NBC win week for 13th time


NBC won the week in adults 18-49, averaging a 2.8/8 in 18-49 and 8.8 million viewers overall.  NBC is also #1 in adults 18-34 for the week.

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL is the #1 primetime telecast of the week in adults 18-49.  It’s the 13th telecast in a row of NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL to top the weekly 18-49 ranker (excluding NFL pre- and post-game shows, includes a tie with the Thursday NFL season opener).  “The Biggest Loser” and “The Office” are also ranked in the top 10 for the week.

“The Jay Leno Show” delivered its highest weeklong average in adults 18-49 (a 1.7 rating) in nine weeks (since Oct. 5-9) and biggest total-viewer average (5.6 million persons) in 10 weeks (since Sept, 28-Oct. 2).

NOTE: All national ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.  Metered-market household ratings are “live only.”  Season-to-date figures are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.” 

(source; data and information provided by NBC. week Dec 7-13)