AFC Divisional Playoff Game Scores Second Highest Rating in 18 Years
The AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Denver Broncos and the San Diego Chargers on Sunday received the second highest rating for an AFC Divisional Playoff game in 18 years.
The game, which Denver won, "scored an overnight metered market rating/share of 25.1/42, up 5% from last year’s 23.8/39." The rating/share maxed out when the Chargers were mounting a furious comeback in the fourth quarter, with the game scoring a massive 47.5/41 at the 7:30-8:00 PM EST interval.
With the NFL's four best teams playing next weekend in their respective conference title games, ratings analysts are expecting next week's ratings to shatter records.