'Sunday Night Football' continues run as most-watched show | KOB 4
Advertisement

'Sunday Night Football' continues run as most-watched show


Updated: May 20, 2020 03:42 PM
Created: May 20, 2020 03:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC's "Sunday Night Football" will finish as prime time's most-viewed series for the ninth consecutive year when the 2019-20 television season wraps up on Wednesday night.

According to Nielsen, "Sunday Night Football" averaged 20.5 million viewers in 2019, which was a 5% increase over 2018. It also marked NBC's best season since 2015.

Advertisement

The most-viewed game was on Sept. 29 when 24.37 million tuned in to see New Orleans beat Dallas. "Sunday Night Football" ended up having eight of the 20 most-watched programs in the calendar year 2019. Ten games ended up having 20 million viewers or more.

"Sunday Night Football's" nine-year streak on top is the longest-running streak according to Nielsen. "American Idol" had the previous record at six while "The Cosby Show" and "All in the Family" each had five-year runs on top.

___

More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL


(Copyright 2020 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comment on Facebook
Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


Hundreds march in rain-soaked Black Lives Matter protest

Polls open for New Mexico primary election

Navajo Nation reports 131 new cases of COVID-19, 2 additional deaths

New Mexico utility seeks to decouple electric rates, costs

3 new members appointed to New Mexico Spaceport Authority