NFL’s Most-Watched Regular Season Game Ever Was Thanksgiving Giants-Cowboys Tilt

We know many of you spent Thanksgiving Day eating turkey (okay, most of you), visiting relatives, and watching football. Apparently, a lot of you were watching the football, which was watched by a record 42 million viewers fox sports and its streaming platform, is taking dallas cowboys against the New York Giants.

A new regular season record was set by the contest, which Dallas won 28–20. The game matches up two NFC East rivals in a bout that will go a long way toward seeing who makes the playoffs.

The Giants were also involved in the previous record-setting game, which was held on December 3, 1990 and featured the Big Blue against the San Francisco 49ers.

The three Texas cities, as well as Las Vegas and Kansas City, were the leading markets for the Thanksgiving game, up 3% from last year.

But wait, there’s more.

Not to be outdone, NBC Sports is projecting its presentation of the Minnesota Vikings’ down-to-the-wire 33-26 win over the New England Patriots as the second-most-watched Thanksgiving primetime game. Based on preliminary figures from NBC TV, Peacock, Telemundo, NBC Sports Digital, and more, this averaged a total audience delivery of over 26 million viewers. NFL Digital Platform.

Last night’s game, which featured multiple lead changes and a tied score in each quarter, averaged approximately 25.9 million English-language viewers, second only to the 2015 Bears–Packers game in primetime viewership on Thanksgiving (27.8 million viewers). Ranking behind.

In addition, the Patriots-Vikings match was the most-viewed primetime regular season game since NBC Sports’ presentation of “The Return” by Buccaneers QB Tom Brady to New England last season (28.4 million on 10/3/21). ranks as