Giants Loss to the Cowboys Gets Most Eyes

The weekly prime time ratings are out, and in the top spot–the Giants getting manhandled by the lowly Cowboys.

For the week ending November 14, the game, which had a longer window in prime time thanks to a 12-minute power outage, had 1.8 million Fox 5/WNYW viewers and an 8.9 rating, according to the Nielsen Company.

The post-game OT netted seventh place (1 million/5.2).

Back at the top of the survey, Dancing With The Stars grabbed hold of number two and three. The two-hour performance show had 1.4 million WABC fans with a 7.2 rating. The next night’s elimination program brought in 1.2 million and a 6.1.

WCBS managed five of the each Top 10 broadcasts. 

  • NCIS (number four/1.2 million/6.0)
  • Two and a Half Men (number five/1.1 million/5.4)
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (number seven/1 million/5.2)
  • The Good Wife (number nine/1 million/5.0)
  • 60 Minutes (number ten/1 million/4.9)

Desperate Housewives, on WABC, rounded of the Top 10 at number six (1 million/5.3).

Among the other shows:

Fan favorite Glee had an 11th-place showing (966,000/4.8), while House, also on WNYW, made its first Top 30 appearance of the season (number 19/783,000/3.9).

ESPN’s Monday Night Football (Eagles thrash the Redskins) was 22nd for the week (762,000/3.8).

WNBC cracked the Top 30 just once—Sunday Night Football (Steelers vs. the Patriots) was 16th (834,000/4.1)