Primetime Ratings: Football Down, but NBC Still Wins Easy

Pats-Steelers on CBS gives ‘60 Minutes’ huge boost
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NBC ran away with the Sunday ratings crown, with Sunday Night Football leading the way. It was Eagles versus Rams on NBC, as the network posted a 4.1 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 16 share.

In second was CBS at 2.0/8.

Football Night in America went up 29% to 2.2 on NBC and the pregame fell 7% to 4.1. The game was down 8% at 4.9. Last week’s contest was Rams versus Bears.

Patriots v. Steelers (Getty) 12-16-18

On CBS, a Patriots-Steelers photo finish led into 60 Minutes, which did a 2.4, a 167% gain from last week. God Friended Me went up 38% for a 1.1 and NCIS: Los Angeles rated a flat 0.9. An FBI repeat closed out prime.

Fox got a 1.1/4 and ABC a 0.7/3. On Fox, it was Miss Universe across prime, matching last year’s rating.

ABC had The Sound of Music, a 1965 film about a singing family in Austria, their ebullient nanny, and the encroaching Nazis.

Univision did a 0.5/2 with the Liga MX soccer final.

Telemundo got a 0.3/1.

The CW was at 0.2/1, with IHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2018. The ball did a 0.4 last year, on a Thursday.