Update: The game averaged 22.8 million viewers on NBC, down 14% from the 26.4 million for last year’s week 2 game (Packers-Seahawks) but up 2% from 2014’s week 2 game (Bears-49ers.)
The Minnesota Vikings “Sunday Night Football” win over the Green Bay Packers averaged a 13.7 overnight rating, down 16% from last year’s Seahawks-Packers week two contest that averaged a 16.3 overnight rating (which was the 2nd-best week 2 game # ever for SNF.)
Top local markets (rating/share) via NBC Sports PR:
New Orleans 18.9/26
Las Vegas 17.2/27
Overnight household rating = the live+same day DVR overnight metered-market household rating from the top 56 Nielsen television markets. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) account for about 70% of the US TV-viewing population. The overnight household rating is the percentage of the households that were tuned-in in those markets.