By Harry Allison
The Cowboys 38-27 victory over the Eagles was the highest-rated, most-watched game of the NBC Sunday Night Football season.
The game scored a 14.3 rating with 24.3 million viewers across the country.
NBC thanks the Cowboys for allowing the Eagles to get back into the game after the Cowboys built an early 21-0 lead. Blowouts don’t make for good ratings.
Here’s a viewership rundown of the SNF season:
Dec. 14/Cowboys at Philadelphia/24.3 million
Oct. 19/San Francisco at Denver/23.8 million
Sept. 7/Indianapolis at Denver/23.7 million
Sept. 18/New Orleans at Cowboys/23.1 million
Nov. 23/Cowboys at NY Giants/22.4 million
Sept. 14/Chicago at San Francisco/22.2 million
Nov. 30/Denver at Kansas City/21.1 million
Dec. 7/New England at San Diego/21.1 million
Nov. 16/New England at Indianapolis/20.8 million
Sept. 21/Pittsburgh at Carolina/19.7 million
Oct. 5/Cincinnati at New England/19.4 million
Oct. 26/Green Bay at New Orleans/18.8 million
Nov. 2/Baltimore at Pittsburgh/18.6 million
Oct. 12/NY Giants at Philadelphia/18.1 million
Nov. 9/Chicago at Green Bay/18.1 million