TV ratings: NFL and Peyton Manning have a big opener Thursday
The opening night of the NFL season delivered big ratings for NBC Thursday, dominating the night even though the start of the game was delayed. NBC scored the best metered-market ratings on a Thursday night since its coverage of the Olympics on Aug. 9, 2012.
Football season is in full swing, leading many crazy fans to do whatever it takes to watch their favorite teams battle on the field. Though the season comes around every year, it has a major impact on the economy. Every sunday football seems to be all anyone hears about. Fans from all over the country spend millions on tickets, merchandise, and anything else game day related. The star players often get a lot of media recognition, leading to even more media coverage. Kailah Griggs