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Sunday Night Football Tops Ratings For Fifth Week

For the fifth straight week, Sunday Night Football was the top rated program on Sunday night, earning an 11.7 overnight rating and 19 share.

San Francisco vs. Philadelphia was eight percent higher than last year’s Sunday Night Football Week 5 contest between Indianapolis and Tennessee (10.8/17).

It was also the second-best NFL primetime overnight during the MLB Divisional Playoffs in eight years, since Green Bay-Chicago did a 12.1/18 on Oct. 7, 2002 on ABC. Philadelphia’s 2-0 victory over Cincinnati last night did a 3.9.

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Fox Sports Chair Joins US World Cup Bid

David Hill, chairman of Fox Sports, joined the board of directors for the United States’ 2018 or 2022 World Cup bid.

“There’s no denying that enthusiasm for soccer in the United States is growing year after year, and that has certainly been evident during the last several World Cups,” Hill said in a release. “The USA Bid Committee has put together a compelling bid to bring the World Cup to the U.S., and it’s my honor and privilege to accept their invitation to join its Board of Directors and work to make this a reality in 2018 or 2022.”

The board already includes an impressive list of media luminaries including Robert A. Iger (president and CEO, The Walt Disney Company), John Skipper (ESPN’s executive vice president of content), and Joe Uva (Univision CEO).

Will Four Days in October Be the Highest-Rated "30 for 30"?

Tonight marks the debut of Four Days in October, the latest addition to ESPN’s critically acclaimed30 for 30” series. It follows the Boston Red Sox as they fight back from a 3-0 deficit against the New York Yankees in the 2004 American League Championship Series. The Bloody Sox Game. The “don’t let us win tonight” quote. Etc., etc.

There are plenty of reasons to believe it could be the best-rated debut so far. Read more