TV Ratings: Jets-Ravens Game Powers NBC to Sunday Night Win

The ratings were down 11% from 2010, but up 7% from 2009.
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NBC won Sunday for the fourth consecutive week thanks to football.

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Sunday Night Football's Jets-Ravens game (in which the Ravens won, 34-17) rated a 12.7 in the key 18-49 demo. According to fast affiliate numbers that are not yet time-zone adjusted, the game drew 17.7 million viewers.

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Ratings were down 11 percent from last year's week four game (Bears-Giants, 14.2), but up seven percent from 2009's week four game (Chargers-Steelers, 11.9).

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SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL WEEK 4 GAMES:
2011 Jets-Ravens 12.7/20
2010 Bears-Giants 14.2/22
2009 Chargers-Steelers 11.9/19
2008 Eagles-Bears 12.3/20
2007 Eagles-Giants 10.8/17
2006 Seahawks-Bears 11.7/18

Last season, SNF was the No. 1 show for the 18 nights it aired.

TOP 11 METERED MARKETS FOR RAVENS-JETS:
1. Baltimore, 38.8/56
2. New Orleans, 18.8/26
3. Las Vegas, 18.3/29
4. Richmond, 18.2/28
5. San Diego, 16.9/29
T6. Washington D.C., 15.9/26
T6. Indianapolis, 15.9/25
T6. Albuquerque, 15.9/23
9. Dayton, 15.8/23
10. Nashville, 15.7/23
11. New York, 15.4/24
 

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