Thanksgiving: Redskins-Cowboys stiff arms Fox ratings record; NFL’s primetime woes continue

November 25, 2016

Fox had much to be thankful for. The late afternoon Thanksgiving day NFC East showdown between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys averaged 35.1 million viewers. Per Fox that’s the most-watched regular season NFL game ever on Fox which began broadcasting NFL games in 1994. The NFC East and particularly the Dallas Cowboys being good/relevant is a boon for NFL ratings. Things weren’t as rosy for NBC in primetime…