The New Orleans Saints-New England Patriots game last Sunday drew an average of 26.7 million viewers, making it the most watched program on TV last week, according to figures released by the NFL. Fox televised the game. For the season, NFL games are the 14 most watched programs since Labor Day. The Saints-Patriots game was the fourth-most watched game of the season.
In New Orleans the game had the highest ratings of any NFL city. It had a household rating of 52.8 and a household share of 73.