The weekly prime time ratings are out, and in the top spot–the Giants getting manhandled by the lowly Cowboys.
For the week ending November 14, the game, which had a longer window in prime time thanks to a 12-minute power outage, had 1.8 million Fox 5/WNYW viewers and an 8.9 rating, according to the Nielsen Company.
The post-game OT netted seventh place (1 million/5.2).
Back at the top of the survey, Dancing With The Stars grabbed hold of number two and three. The two-hour performance show had 1.4 million WABC fans with a 7.2 rating. The next night’s elimination program brought in 1.2 million and a 6.1.
WCBS managed five of the each Top 10 broadcasts.
- NCIS (number four/1.2 million/6.0)
- Two and a Half Men (number five/1.1 million/5.4)
- NCIS: Los Angeles (number seven/1 million/5.2)
- The Good Wife (number nine/1 million/5.0)
- 60 Minutes (number ten/1 million/4.9)
Desperate Housewives, on WABC, rounded of the Top 10 at number six (1 million/5.3).
Among the other shows:
Fan favorite Glee had an 11th-place showing (966,000/4.8), while House, also on WNYW, made its first Top 30 appearance of the season (number 19/783,000/3.9).
ESPN’s Monday Night Football (Eagles thrash the Redskins) was 22nd for the week (762,000/3.8).
WNBC cracked the Top 30 just once—Sunday Night Football (Steelers vs. the Patriots) was 16th (834,000/4.1)