This Network Kept its Ratings Streak Alive

NBC (NASDAQ:CMCSA) posted its sixth straight Sunday night ratings win with its latest Sunday Night Football telecast.

With a 39-10 win for the Chicago Bears over the Minnesota Vikings, NBC averaged an 8.9 rating and a 14 share, according to preliminary Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) data, topping Fox (NASDAQ:NWSA), CBS (NYSE:CBS) and ABC (NYSE:DIS). The Bears-Vikings game scored an 11.2 rating and 17 share. The Dallas Cowboys-New England Patriots NFL contest, which began at 4 p.m. Eastern, helped Fox, as well as a special Sunday night airing of “The X Factor.”