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[11/26/07 - 10:27 AM]
NBC Sunday Night Football Earns Best Overnight in "Sunday Night" History
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 25.

[via press release from NBC]

"NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" EARNS BEST OVERNIGHT IN "SUNDAY NIGHT" HISTORY

NBC Easily Wins Night Dominating Competition; SNF Beats Housewives by 41%

SNF Eagles-Patriots 15.6 Overnight Rating Best for NFL's Premier Primetime Game Since Nov. '05 and up 44% Over Last Year

NEW YORK � Nov. 26, 2007 � "NBC Sunday Night Football" earned a 15.6 overnight rating and 24 share (8:30-11:30 p.m. ET), the best in Sunday Night Football history, the best on the NFL's premier primetime package since Nov. 28, 2005 (15.8/24 for Steelers-Colts on ABC's Monday Night Football), and a 44% jump over last season's Colts-Eagles game (10.8/16 on Nov. 26, 2006). The broadcast, which featured the undefeated New England Patriots 31-28 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, easily won the night and finished 41% higher than ABC's Desperate Housewives from 9-10 p.m. ET (15.5 to 11.0).

The rating peaked at a 17.3 from 11-11:30 p.m. ET during the fourth quarter.

HIGHEST RATED "NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" GAMES (based on overnights):
1. Eagles at Patriots, Nov. 25, 2007, 15.6/24
2. Colts at Patriots, Nov. 5, 2006, 15.1/22
3. Colts at NY Giants, Sept. 10, 2006, 14.7/23 ("Manning Bowl")

TOP TEN METERED MARKETS FOR EAGLES-PATRIOTS:
1. Boston 39.5/55
2. Philadelphia 35.4/50
3. Providence 34.9/47
4. Norfolk 19.0/26
5. Dallas 18.4/26
6. Hartford 17.7/26
7. Jacksonville 17.5/26
8. Baltimore 17.4/26
9. Tampa 17.1/27
T10. Nashville 16.9/24
T10. Pittsburgh 16.9/23





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