TV Ratings: Peyton, Eli Manning Score Sunday
CBS averaged a 9.2 rating/14 share for the night, beating out NBC's 8.3/13 (both networks' final numbers will change when the live sports telecasts are factored in).
NBC led among adults 18-49 with a 4.9 rating. ABC and CBS tied for second in the key demographic with a 3.8. FOX was not far back at 3.2. The CW came in at 0.2.
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At 9 p.m., the Giants-Eagles game and ABC's "Desperate Housewives" tied for the lead at 10.0/15 (and were separated by fewer than 50,000 total viewers). "The Amazing Race" and "Cold Case" scored a 7.5/11 for CBS, beating out "Family Guy," 5.2/8, and "American Dad," 4.1/6, on FOX.
NBC reclaimed sole possession of first at 10 p.m. as the game posted a 9.5/16. "Cold Case" and "The Unit" drew a 7.2/12 for CBS, edging the 6.9/11 for "Brothers & Sisters" on ABC.
Ratings information is taken from fast national data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change, especially in the case of live telecasts.