October 10, 2011 8:05am PT by Lindsay Powers
TV Ratings: Green Bay Packers-Atlanta Falcons Game Tops Sunday
Sunday Night Football topped the ratings for the fifth straight week.
The Green Bay Packers-Atlanta Falcons game (in which the undefeated Packers won 25-14) scored a 14.0 overnight rating. (Preliminary total viewers numbers will be available later Monday; national numbers will be released Tuesday.) The ratings were the best week 5 in the past six years.
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It was up 20 percent from last year's week five game, in which the Philadelphia Eagles faced off to the San Francisco 49ers to an 11.7 rating in the key 18-40 demo (19 household rating), and up 30 percent from 2009's week 5 game, which saw the Colts-Titans rate a 10.8 in the demo and 17 in household.
Last season, Sunday Night Football won the 18 nights it aired.
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SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL WEEK 5 GAMES:
2011 Packers-Falcons 14.0/22
2010 Eagles-49ers 11.7/19, up 20 percent
2009 Colts-Titans 10.8/17, up 30 percent
2008 Steelers-Jaguars 10.2/16, up 37 percent
2007 Bears-Packers 12.3/20, up 14 percent
2006 Steelers-Chargers 10.3/16, up 36 percent
TOP 10 METERED MARKETS FOR PACKERS-FALCONS:
1. Milwaukee, 51.2/66
2. Atlanta, 28.0/40
3. New Orleans, 19.4/26
4. Las Vegas, 19.3/31
5. Minneapolis, 18.5/29
6. Richmond, 17.5/26
T7. Nashville, 16.7/24
T7. Norfolk, 16.7/24
9. Jacksonville, 16.6/26
10. Chicago, 16.5/26
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