Fox’s coverage of the NFC playoff game delivered 33.4 million total viewers and an 8.9 demo rating (in updated fast nationals), making it the network’s most watched primetime Saturday telecast ever.
Per the overnight metered market numbers, the Rams/Cowboys match-up is on track to be the most watched event of the TV season thus far, while also marking the best Saturday divisional NFL game since 2012. Versus the comparable game a year ago, it was up 25 percent.
NBC’s afternoon coverage of the Chiefs/Colts AFC playoff meanwhile drew 29.1 million, the biggest crowd for an early Saturday divisional playoff game in nearly three years.
Elsewhere on Saturday night: Leading out of the AFC playoff, NBC’s Titan Games rerun scored a 1.4 rating, while Saturday Night Live (With Steve Carell/Ella Mai) delivered its best encore numbers in a year… ABC’s A Million Little Things repeat (1.2 mil/0.2), as The Rookie did last week, bested the MIA Alec Baldwin Show‘s most recent outing (850K/0.1).