National Football League (NFL) television ratings and viewership figures in the United States in the 2017/2018 season, by game (in millions)

Game (network) (week) RatingViewers (in millions)
Giants vs. Cowboys (NBC) (week 1)13.424.37
Seahawks vs. Packers (FOX) (week 1)12.722.8
Chiefs vs. Patriots (NBC) (week 1)12.621.79
Various (CBS) (week 1)7.613.34
Saints vs. Vikings (ESPN) (week 1)6.811.39
Eagles vs. Redskins (FOX) (week 1)6.611.34
Chargers vs. Broncos (ESPN) (week 1)69.94
Cowboys vs. Broncos (FOX) (week 2)14.325.97
Packers vs. Falcons (NBC) (week 2)11.320.24
Various (CBS) (week 2)8.414.52
Eagles vs. Chiefs (FOX) (week 2)7.913.21
Lions vs. Giants (ESPN) (week 2)7.412.29
Texans vs. Bengals (NFLN) (week 2)4.98.08
Bengals vs. Packers (CBS) (week 3)12.221.27
Raiders vs. Redskins (NBC) (week 3)10.117.48
Giants vs. Eagles (FOX) (week 3)9.215.43
Various (CBS) (week 3)8.414.41
Cowboys vs. Cardinals (ESPN) (week 3)8.213.69
Rams vs. 49ers (NFLN) (week 3)4.47.45
Rams vs. Cowboys (FOX) (week 4)11.520.06
Colts vs. Seahawks (NBC) (week 4)9.5516.73
Raiders vs. Broncos (CBS) (week 4)9.115.59
Bears vs. Packers (CBS, NFLN, Amazon) (week 4)8.914.61
Various (CBS) (week 4)711.7
Saints vs. Dolphins (NBC) (week 4)*46.4
Packers vs. Cowboys (FOX) (week 5)13.623.96
Chiefs vs. Texans (NBC) (week 5)9.516.53
Patriots vs. Buccaneers (CBS, NFLN, Amazon) (week 5)9.415.43
Various (CBS) (week 5)7.813.18
Panthers vs. Lions (FOX) (week 5)7.512.33
Vikings vs. Bears (ESPN) (week 5)6.110.28
Steelers vs. Chiefs (CBS) (week 6)1220.59
Packers vs. Vikings (FOX) (week 6)9.416.2
Giants vs. Broncos (NBC) (week 6)9.416.16
Eagles vs. Cardinals (CBS, NFLN, Amazon) (week 6)8.914.59
Various (CBS) (week 6)6.610.94
Colts vs. Titans (ESPN) (week 6)5.28.38
Bengals vs. Steelers (CBD) (week 7)11.319.85
Falcons vs. Patriots (NBC) (week 7)1119.24
Cowboys vs. 49ers (FOX) (week 7)9.516.12
Chiefs vs. Raiders (CBS, NFLN, Amazon) (week 7)8.614.38
Various (CBS) (week 7)8.213.36
Redskins vs. Eagles (ESPN) (week 7)6.911.28
Cowboys vs. Redskins (FOX) (week 8)12.722.02
Chargers vs. Patriots (CBS) (week 8)**8.915.16
Steelers vs. Lions (NBC) (week 8)813.86
Bears vs. Saints (FOX) (week 8)7.312.44
Dolphins vs. Ravens (CBS, NFLN, Amazon) (week 8)711.36
Broncos vs. Chiefs (ESPN) (week 8)6.310.42
Vikings vs. Browns (NFLN) (week 8)*2.13.45

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The statistic shows figures on the television ratings and viewership figures for NFL games in the United States in the 2017/18 season. The week one game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots was watched by almost 21.8 million viewers, and had a household rating of 12.6. The viewership figures and ratings for the 2016/17 season can be found here.
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November 2017
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2017-2018 season
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