TV ratings: NBC racks up another Sunday win

almichaels_sundaynightfootball_290.jpgFast National ratings for Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009

NBC's Sunday-night NFL game wasn't as big a draw as some others this season, but the Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers contest still delivered a ratings win for the network.

NBC scored 14 million viewers and an 8.4 rating/13 share in households for the night, beating out CBS' 12.6 million and 7.8/12. ABC (10 million, 6.2/10) came in third, and FOX, which also had NFL coverage in the early part of primetime, drew 9.5 million people and a 5.5/8.

The Peacock also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 5.4 rating. FOX grabbed second in the demo with a 4.2, beating ABC's 3.1. CBS earned a 2.6.

Sunday night hour by hour:

7 p.m.

CBS:
"60 Minutes" (14.3 million viewers, 9.0/14 households)
FOX: NFL overrun/"The OT" (12.9 million, 7.7/12)
ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" (8.3 million, 4.8/8)
NBC: "Football Night in America" (7.3 million, 4.4/7)

18-49 leader: NFL/"The OT" (4.9)

8 p.m.

NBC:
"Sunday Night Football" - Steelers-Ravens (16.1 million, 9.5/14)
CBS: "The Amazing Race" (11.7 million, 6.8/10)
ABC: "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (10.3 million, 6.1/9)
FOX: "The Simpsons" (9 million, 5.1/8)/"The Cleveland Show" (7.2 million, 4.1/6)

18-49 leader:
"Sunday Night Football" (5.9)

9 p.m.

NBC:
"Sunday Night Football" (16.6 million, 9.9/15)
ABC: "Desperate Housewives" (12.65 million, 7.9/12)
CBS: Movie - "A Dog Named Christmas" (11.9 million, 7.5/11)
FOX: "Family Guy" (8.5 million, 4.9/7)/"American Dad" (6.4 million, 3.8/6)

18-49 leader: "Sunday Night Football" (6.5)

10 p.m.

NBC:
"Sunday Night Football" (15.95 million, 9.8/16)
CBS: "A Dog Named Christmas" (12.6 million, 7.9/13)
ABC: "Brothers & Sisters" (8.8 million, 5.9/10)

18-49 leader: "Sunday Night Football" (6.7)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change, especially in the case of live telecasts.

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Photo credit: NBC
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