NFL, Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones Among 2019's Most-Watched Shows

Super Bowl LIII was the year's highest-rated telecast

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As if the television industry needed more proof that the NFL is its single most valuable resource in continuing to draw audiences, football dominated the year’s most-watched telecasts and regular series in total viewers, according to new data from Nielsen.

Eight of 2019’s 10 highest-rated single telecasts were football games, and NFL games also took four of the top 10 regularly scheduled prime-time programs of the year. (All of Nielsen’s year-end stats are in total viewers, live-plus-7.)

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