Jets Nailbiter Against Steelers Number One For Week

By Jerry Barmash Comment

The Jets holding on against the Steelers Sunday night was the number one prime time show in New York.

The 4:15 p.m. game crossed into evening by 15 minutes.

Solidifying the top spot, according to the Nielsen Company, there were 1.8 million viewers on WCBS and a 9.1 rating.

The Jets finish gave 60 Minutes a number two position for the week (1.6 million/8.2).

The Giants and Vikings, rescheduled for another city and day, was third-highest for the week. Shifted to Monday night, the WNYW broadcast had 1.5 million tuned in and a 7.8 rating.

WNBC also got into the football ratings surge. Sunday Night Football (Patriots holding off the Packers) was fifth (1.1 million/5.6).

The rest of the Top 10 follows the jump.

Rounding out the Top 10– a clean sweep for WCBS

4.  NCIS                                  (1.2 million/6.1)

6.  NCIS: LA                         (1 million/5.1)

7.  Two and a Half Men   (979,000/4.9)

8.  The Good Wife             (937,000/4.6)

*9.  Criminal Minds         (810,000/4.0)

*9.  Big Bang Theory       (808,000/4.0)

WABC had no entries in the Top 30.