The Patriots game on Sunday against the Jets got moved out of Sunday Night Football and off of prime time for the Broncos vs. Chiefs game. This didn’t matter to the Patriots fans, they shattered viewership ratings and set the bar for this season.
From Patriots.com – The Patriots thrilling come-from-behind 22-17 victory Sunday against the Jets gave them their ninth win of the 2016 season, which has secured their 16th straight winning season. The excitement resonated with the television audience, as the game collected the highest household ratings of the 2016 season.
Sunday’s broadcast received a 41.6 household rating, the highest rating of any Patriots game thus far this season, along with a market share of 66.
The Patriots will return to action at Gillette Stadium next Sunday to host the Los Angeles Rams. The 1:00 p.m. kickoff will be televised locally in Boston on WFXT with Kevin Burkhardt calling the play-by-play and accompanied by color commentary from John Lynch.
HIGHEST-RATED GAMES OF 2016
|Patriots at Jets||WBZ||11/28/2016||41.6|
|Patriots at Cardinals||NBC||9/11/2016||37.6|
|Patriots vs. Texans||WBZ||9/22/2016||37.2|
|Patriots vs. Bengals||WBZ||10/16/2016||35.5|
|Patriots at 49ers||WBZ||11/20/2016||35.5|