Football, politics boost NBC's ratings
NEW YORK -- The football and political seasons were a boost to NBC in last week's television ratings.
NBC finished a strong second to typical leader CBS in the prime-time ratings, and won handily among the 18-to-49-year-old viewers it courts most fervently, the Nielsen Co. said.
Sunday night's NFL game between Houston and Chicago was the week's most-watched telecast in prime time. NBC's election night coverage with Brian Williams also finished among Nielsen's top 10, beating its ABC ...
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