A snowbound game between Green Bay and Detroit gave NBC an easy ratings win, while Fox received a bump from its NFL games running into prime time, resulting in better-than-average Sunday night numbers.
Meanwhile, the season finale of The Amazing Race was in line with its 2012 averages, but still its lowest in 21 seasons, and ABC's Hallmark Hall of Fame movie Christmas With Holly posted respectable totals.
NBC delivered 15.9 million viewers and a 9.6 rating/15 share in households for the night, far outpacing everyone else. Here's a look at the Sunday night TV ratings by hour, where there weren't any surprises:
FOX: NFL runover (14.5 million viewers)
CBS: 60 Minutes (11.8 million)
NBC: Football Night in America (8.4 million)
ABC: America's Funniest Home Videos (6.5 million)
NBC: Sunday Night Football (18.25 million)
CBS: The Amazing Race season finale (9.5 million)
FOX: The Simpsons (7.5 million) / Bob's Burgers (4.6 million)
ABC: Disney Prep & Landing (4.9 million) / Disney Prep & Landing 2 (4.8 million)
NBC: Sunday Night Football (19.9 million)
CBS: The Amazing Race season finale (9.2 million)
ABC: Movie - Christmas With Holly (7.25 million)
FOX: Family Guy (5.6 million) / American Dad (4.65 million)
NBC: Sunday Night Football (18.2 million)
ABC: Christmas With Holly (8.1 million)
CBS: The Mentalist (7.9 million)
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