Dallas Cowboys vs. Giants Thanksgiving Breaks All-Time Record for Largest NFL TV Audience in Regular Season
FRISCO “America’s Team” has done it again.
Thanks to one of the largest TV markets in the world.
The NFL received a record-breaking number of viewers, making it the largest TV market in the world. ever.
The Dallas Cowboys’ 28-20 win over the New York Giants on Thanksgiving Day at AT&T Stadium attracted 42 million television viewers, shattering a record that existed for three decades.
Thursday’s match – while not particularly compelling in terms of its content, some might argue that it is now the most-watched regular season game ever according to Fox Sports. The NFC East matchup was broadcast by Fox Sports.
Including their season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the loss to the Packers in Green Bay, the Cowboys have now played in the NFL’s Top 3 most-watched game of the 2022 season.
Yes, the “NFC East Showdown” was a factor in this draw.
The “star quality” of the participants is also important, from Jerry Jones, Cowboys owner, to Dallas players such as Micah Parsons, CeeDee Lamb, and Dak Prescott.
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Oh, and New York’s Saquon Barkley counts as a drawing card as well, as does the fact that both teams entered the day with successful 7-3 records.
But was the game especially close, which might be a normal reason for a large draw? . But nevertheless, the old record is gone, dating back to a New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers’ matchup on “Monday Night Football” in December 1990, which delivered 41. 474 million viewers.
Last year’s Thanksgiving Day game pitting the he Cowboys against Las Vegas Raiders brought in an estimated 38. 531 million viewers, making it the third most-watched regular-season game ever. … all building on the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day as a holiday tradition, Dallas have hosted a Thanksgiving game at home every year (except for two) since 1966.
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