The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs had been the discuss of the city this weekend, for extra causes than one.
The 4:25 ET sport window on Fox was the most-watched of the week, with the vast majority of markets getting a entrance row seat to the group’s beautiful 41-10 defeat of the Chicago Bears. Nicely, and Taylor Swift’s look at Arrowhead Stadium following rumors swirling about her connection to Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce.
In the meantime, simply over 30% of markets watched the Cowboys lose to the Cardinals. In all, Fox drew 24.32M viewers for the Sunday late afternoon matchups, which is down about one million from the most-watched sport final week in addition to from the identical Week 3 time slot final yr, when 24.4M folks tuned in to look at Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady go head-to-head within the Packers-Buccaneers sport.
Earlier within the day, Fox managed 12.21M viewers for the early Sunday sport, which was the Packers-Saints in most markets.
NBC’s Sunday Night time Soccer broadcast of the Las Vegas Raiders vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers got here in second place for Week 3 viewership with 19.21M folks tuning in. That’s a pleasant elevate from final week, when the SNF viewers had declined fairly steeply from Week 1.
Whereas CBS can’t declare the most important viewers this week, the broadcaster nonetheless took residence a reasonably vital win with the Patriots-Jets matchup changing into the most-watched September single-header broadcast for the community in 12 years.
The sport drew an viewers of 17.5M, which is up 19% over final season’s Week 3 telecast. It additionally helped enhance CBS to a mean of 18.7M viewers throughout the primary three common season video games, which is the community’s greatest September NFL viewers in additional than a decade.
Monday night time additionally proved fruitful for the Disney-owned networks. ABC (mixed with ESPN+ and NFL+) drew 13.7M viewers for the Eagles-Buccaneers sport and ESPN (together with ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes) notched 9M for the Rams-Bengals matchup.
After the Eagles vs. Buccaneers kicked issues off, the 2 video games ended up overlapping for about two hours. Throughout that timeframe, each video games averaged a mixed 22M viewers.
Prime Video ushered in Week 3 with a reasonably good viewers of practically 14M for the Giants-49ers. That’s a 26% improve over final yr’s comparable Thursday Night time Soccer matchup, as TNF is up total this season in comparison with final.