There were a lot of eyes on Baltimore
Thursday’s prime-time victory by the
The game, which was heavily promoted as the first match-up of
Overall, the game was seen by 10.7 million viewers, which is all the more impressive since that number does not include those viewers who watched over-the-air on network affiliates in Baltimore and San Francisco.
League rules dictate that in addition to the NFL Network cable channel, all games must also be shown over-the-air on one channel in each of the home markets of the competing teams. (Figures from
Also, by way of comparison, the NFL network is available in only 60 million homes, just over half of all TV households in the U.S.