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JAN
17
4 YEARS

Packers vs. Falcons Is Fox's Most-Watched Saturday Playoff Telecast in 15 Years

But the Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears' game was watched by 31.4 million viewers - down 13% from 2009's Dallas vs. Minnesota matchup.

Tremon Williams
Chris Graythen

The Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons divisional matchup was Fox's most-watched telecast in its time slot in 15 years.

Some 30.8 million viewers tuned in, up 6 percent over 2009's Arizona-New Orleans game, to watch the upset.

The last telecast to top it in the time slot was 1996's Green Bay vs. San Francisco matchup with 32 million viewers.

Milwaukee led all metered markets with a 51.0/74, followed by Atlanta with a 35.8/52.

The NFC divisional matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Seattle Seahawks averaged a 19.1/39 with 32.5 million viewers. It was down 13 percent from last year's 22.0/44 (37.7 million viewers) for the Dallas-Minnesota game, but up 2 percent from 2009's Eagles-Giants game (31.4 million viewers, 18.7/38).

Chicago led all markets with a 43.2/74, the highest NFL on FOX rating in Chicago (excluding the Super Bowl) since 2007’s NFC Champ Game (46.1/74), while Seattle averaged a 38.2/71.