The New Orleans Saints' thrilling 12-10 victory over the Dallas Cowboys delivered big ratings for NBC's "Sunday Night Football" with the Crescent City as the top market in the country.
It was the best Week 4 overnight for NBC since 2012 with a 15.5 rating and a 27 share nationally.
Locally, New Orleans delivered a 57.0 rating and a 74 share, which means of all the televisions on in New Orleans on Sunday night 74 percent were watching the Saints game.
The 15.5/27 for Cowboys-Saints is up 26 percent from last year's Week 4 SNF game, according to NBC.
Top markets for Cowboys-Saints on NBC:
- New Orleans - 57.0/74
- Dallas - 38.2/59
- San Antonio - 31.1/47
- Austin - 28.8/48
- Albuquerque - 23.6/38
- Norfolk - 20.3/34
- Richmond - 20.0/31
- Memphis - 20.0/30
- Houston - 19.8/35
- Philadelphia - 19.0/31
The Saints' 57.0/74 local rating in New Orleans is the team's highest on NBC SNF since 2013 (58.1/73 for Panthers-Saints, 12/8/13).
The team's digital and social platforms also saw huge numbers with the Saints' Facebook and Twitter accounts being the top-rated in the NFL for Sunday, Sept. 29, according to numbers provided by CrowdTangle.
Check out the best action shots from the Saints in Week 4 as they host the Dallas Cowboys at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.