The New York Jets dropped their third straight Sunday losing to their archrival, the New England Patriots, 30-21. But the game, seen on WCBS/Channel 2, rolled up big numbers. The final 15 minutes (7:15 to 7:30 p.m.) of the Week 5 matchup topped the ratings with an estimated 2.1 million viewers and a 10.9 rating, according to the Nielsen Company.
As for the entire game, it landed at number four (1.4 million/7.5).
From football to baseball, as the New York Yankees wound down.
The Yankees season finale, Game 5 of the American League Division Series on TBS, took the number two slot (1.8 million/9.3). Game 4 also “plated” high in third place (1.5 million/7.6), while Game 3 had a sixth-place finish (1.2 million/6.4).
CBS’ 60 Minutes turned in another strong performance at number five (1.3 million/6.7).
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