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SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL MAKES COME-FROM-BEHIND MOVE

December 19, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Ratings for NBC’s Sunday Night Football were back to where they were a year ago — and then some — as 23.2 million viewers tuned in to Sunday’s game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New England Patriots. Two weeks ago the media agency Carat observed that SNF had seen a 2 percent drop […]

REPORT: NFL PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON NBC

December 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC and the NFL have begun talks aimed at renewing Sunday Night Football, with the NFL making it clear it wants a significant increase in payments, the New York Post reported today (Friday). The current deal calls for NBC to pay the NFL about $600 million yearly for rights to air the Sunday games. According […]

SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCORES AGAIN FOR NBC

October 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Football once again drew a big crowd during primetime Sunday night as an NFL overrun on Fox at 7:00 p.m. drew 18.61 million viewers, while NBC’s Sunday Night Football between the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants averaged an almost identical 18.58 million viewers beginning at 8:30 p.m. Unlike most football telecasts, which generally […]

VIEWERS READY FOR FOOTBALL

September 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

All those new high-definition TV sets that have been installed in living rooms over the past couple of years are getting a workout during the season’s initial football telecasts. After the season’s NFL kickoff established a primetime record on Thursday, NBC’s Sunday Night Football drew its highest ratings ever, averaging 22.60 million viewers (household rating: […]