Football dominated local television ratings last week

Seven of the 10 highest-rated television programs in the Boston market last week were football-related, topped by the Patriots’ victory over the Colts in the NFL playoffs.

The Patriots-Colts game had a 45.3 share and the game that determined New England’s opponent in the AFC Championship was second with the Chargers-Broncos game drawing a 31.9.

Here’s the ratings for the week of Jan. 6-12, provided by the Patriots (via Nielsen).

Colts-Patriots, 45.3
Chargers-Broncos, 31.9
Saints-Seahawks, 23.7
NFL Today Postgame Show (Saturday), 23.7
49ers at Panthers, 21.7
NFL Today Pregame Show (Saturday), 19.6
Golden Globe Awards, 16.8
NFL Today Pregame Show (Sunday), 16.3
60 Minutes, 16.0
The Big Bang Theory, 15.5


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