POSTED: Monday November 17th 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” ON NBC FEATURING COWBOYS-REDSKINS UP 25% OVER LAST YEAR’S GAME

13.5 Overnight Rating Second Highest of Season for SNF; Dominated Head-to-Head Competition

NEW YORK – November 17, 2008 - The Dallas Cowboys 14-10 victory over the Washington Redskins on \“NBC Sunday Night Football,\” delivered a 13.5 overnight rating and 20 share (8:30-11:15 p.m. ET), a 25 percent gain over last season\‘s Patriots Bills game (10.8/17) on the comparable week.  The SNF game easily won its head-to-head competition including defeating Desperate Housewives on ABC by 32 percent (13.5 vs. 10.2).

Last night\‘s rating opened at a 13.3/20 at 8:30 p.m. ET and never dipped lower than a 13.1/30.  It peaked between 10:00 and 10:30 p.m. ET at a 13.7/21.

Top 10 Metered Markets For Cowboys-Redskins:
1. Washington D.C. 37.0/53
2. Dallas 34.8/49
3. Richmond 26.9/38
4. Norfolk 24.5/33
5. Austin 23.1/36
6. San Antonio 22.4/31
7. Albuquerque 18.3/26
8. Baltimore 17.9/25
9. Nashville 16.6/23
10. Las Vegas 16.3/24


       Members of the media can get more information about NBC Universal and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://www.nbcumv.com.

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Keywords · Dallas Cowboys · Washington Redskins · NBC Sunday Night Football · NFL


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