Cowboys-Giants game helps draw big TV ratings

Sunday’s national game on Fox, mainly Cowboys-Giants, earned its

highest preliminary rating on the network in three years.

The broadcast drew an 18.9 overnight rating and 35 share. That’s

the highest since a 19.1/35 for a matchup between the two teams in


Ratings represent the percentage of all households with

televisions tuned into a program, and shares represent the

percentage of all homes with TVs in use at the time. Overnight

ratings measure the nation’s largest markets.