NFL Kicks Off Strong Thursday
The opening game of the
NBC averaged a 10.2 rating/17 share in primetime, with those numbers subject to change some because of the live broadcast. That was way ahead of second-place
In the adults 18-49 demographic, NBC scored a 6.4 rating, more than doubling its closest competitor. CBS and FOX tied for second at 2.7. ABC, 1.3, came in fourth, while The CW drew a 0.7.
At 10 p.m., the NFL game dipped some to 10.3/18 as the Colts pulled away en route to a 41-10 win. A "Without a Trace" rerun on CBS posted a solid 6.9/12, and ABC's "Men in Trees" came in at 2.4/4.