NBC's Sunday Night Football" off to a HUGE Start"
NBCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬Å“Sunday Night FootballÃ¢â‚¬Â featuring the Peyton Manning vs Eli Manning matchup earned a 14.7/23 overnight Nielsen rating for Colts-Giants. By comparison last yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s opening Sunday night game on ESPN Colts-Ravens drew a converted 7.4 national rating. Peyton and Eli Manning become the first brothers to line up as starting QBs in the same game. NBCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬Å“Football Night in AmericaÃ¢â‚¬Â pregame show drew a 5.4 overnight from 7:30-8:15pm ET.Ã‚Â NBC's Thursday night game which saw Pittsburgh take on the Miami Dolphins earned a 12.6/21 final Nielsen rating up 8% from the 11.7/21 rating for the Raiders-Patriots opening game last year on ABC. By the way what do you think of NBC's SNF theme Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" by Pink? Send me your thoughts at firstname.lastname@example.org.Ã‚Â "