Patriots/Colts – Third Highest Regular Season Ratings In NE History

The Patriots victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday garnered the third highest regular season ratings in franchise history, with a 42.04 household rating (67 share)  in the Boston market. Over one million people tuned in to WBZ to watch New England improve to 8-2 on the season.

The Patriots-Colts game was the highest-rated game of the season in the local market and the third-highest all time, surpassed by New England’s Dec. 29, 2007 win over the New York Giants that completed the only 16-0 regular season in NFL history and a Dec. 7, 2003 victory over the Dolphins. The Dec. 29, 2007 Patriots-Giants game earned a 50.1 HH rating in the Boston market, a rating that represents an unprecedented four-way telecast in which the game was seen in Boston on NFL Network, WBZ-TV Channel 4 (CBS), WCVB-TV Channel 5 (ABC) and WHDH-TV Channel 7 (NBC).

Here are the game-by-game ratings for the Patriots this season:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0Am7h49I9HiTedHVYbXIwWXVfdGFoQWlnLUZOR1p0OWc&hl=en&single=true&gid=0&range=A1%3AG11&output=html&widget=true

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  1. Leroy Keyes says

    Only two games with non-prime TV crews. Is it time for Pats fans to shed a *little* of the no repsect paranoia?

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