NFL telecasts ranked 1-2 in viewership among all television programs last week with the FOX national telecast (mostly Cowboys-Seahawks) topping the charts with 30.0 million average viewers. The Giants–Eagles matchup on NBC’s Sunday Night Football held the second spot for the week, drawing 18.1 million average viewers.

Locally, NFL games topped the ratings in 27 NFL markets:
Program – # of NFL Markets Ranked #1
NFL Football – 27
MLB Playoffs – 3

Following is the list of the NFL markets where football was the top-rated program for the week of October 6-12:
Market: Game-Date (RTG/SHR, Rank)
Seattle: Seahawks at Redskins-10/06/2014 (45.2/34, 1)*
Milwaukee: Packers at Dolphins-10/12/2014 (42.2/75, 1)
Buffalo: Patriots at Bills-10/12/2014 (39.1/66, 1)
Denver: Broncos at Jets-10/12/2014 (38.5/71, 1)
Cleveland: Steelers at Browns-10/12/2014 (37.3/69, 1)
Dallas: Cowboys at Seahawks-10/12/2014 (36.4/60, 1)
Indianapolis: Colts at Texans-10/09/2014 (34.2/53, 1)**
Philadelphia: Giants at Eagles-10/12/2014 (32.7/48, 1)
Pittsburgh: Steelers at Browns-10/12/2014 (32.4/62, 1)
Chicago: Bears at Falcons-10/12/2014 (31.5/56, 1)
Cincinnati: Panthers at Bengals-10/12/2014 (30.7/55, 1)
Minneapolis: Lions at Vikings-10/12/2014 (30.0/67, 1)
San Diego: Chargers at Raiders-10/12/2014 (29.8/59, 1)
Boston: Patriots at Bills-10/12/2014 (28.4/67, 1)
Baltimore: Ravens at Buccaneers-10/12/2014 (25.8/51, 1)
Charlotte: Panthers at Bengals-10/12/2014 (25.8/46, 1)
Phoenix: Redskins at Cardinals-10/12/2014 (25.1/49, 1)
Washington, DC: Redskins at Cardinals-10/12/2014 (24.9/44, 1)
Houston: Colts at Texans-10/09/2014 (24.6/38, 1)**
Detroit: Lions at Vikings-10/12/2014 (24.5/50, 1)
Nashville: Jaguars at Titans-10/12/2014 (23.1/42, 1)
Jacksonville: Jaguars at Titans-10/12/2014 (22.3/40, 1)
Atlanta: Bears at Falcons-10/12/2014 (20.2/36, 1)
New Orleans: Cowboys at Seahawks-10/12/2014 (20.1/34, 1)
Miami: Packers at Dolphins-10/12/2014 (16.0/37, 1)
Tampa: Ravens at Buccaneers-10/12/2014 (14.4/30, 1)
New York: Giants at Eagles-10/12/2014 (14.1/21, 1)

* Local affiliate & ESPN combined
** CBS & NFLN combined
Sources: NFL & The Nielsen Company

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