NBC’s Chiefs-Broncos Most-Watched Primetime Show of Fall TV Season
Games Top Local Ratings in 28 of 30 NFL Markets
NFL games were the two most-watched shows on TV last week (Nov. 11-17) with NBC’s Sunday Night Football (Kansas City Chiefs-Denver Broncos) topping all sports and entertainment competition with 26.947 million viewers followed by the FOX national telecast (mostly San Francisco 49ers-New Orleans Saints) drawing 26.940 million viewers. NBC’s Chiefs-Broncos game also ranks as the most-watched primetime show of the fall TV season. This marks the 11th time in 11 weeks that an NFL game has topped the viewership charts.
The New England Patriots-Carolina Panthers Week 11 ESPN Monday Night Football game averaged 15.8 million viewers to rank as the most-watched cable program in the past week.
For the season, NFL games rank as the 22 most-watched TV shows since Labor Day, up from 17 at this point last season. Following are the most-watched programs this fall: