Sunday nights are usually an easy ratings win for
That's according to early numbers from Nielsen, which should be taken with a grain of salt because the preliminary statistics are not adjusted for time zones and thus are likely inaccurate for live sports telecasts.
That said, Fox may have drawn 16.7 million viewers and a rating of 5.1 in the key 18-49 age demographic, beating NBC, which may have brought in 12.3 million and a rating of 4.5.
The World Series game and the NFL split the night, with the
Ratings for the World Series, now tied 2-2, have generally been better than last year's four-game blowout, and Sunday night's game is probably up from the 2012 series closer.
"Sunday Night Football's" numbers were likely down sharply from last week's high-profile contest between the
ABC saw increases from
"The Good Wife" was flat with last week's telecast at a 1.4, though it increased its total audience, while