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The Cowboys 28-20 victory on Fox averaged 42 million viewers, according to Nielsen, surpassing the 41.55 million average for the Dec. 3, 1990, Monday night game between the Giants and San Francisco 49ers on ABC. Average viewer record numbers date to 1988.
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CBS, Fox and NBC will all be paying tribute to former coach and Hall of Fame sportscaster John Madden when they broadcast National Football League games on Thanksgiving Day. Each network will lead into their games with a recording of Madden — who called 20 Thanksgiving Day games over the course of his career — talking about the relationship the holiday has with football. Each network will also create segments about the coach that will appear during their games.
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After the Baltimore Ravens had at least 10 positive Covid-19 tests, the NFL postponed the team’s primetime matchup against the unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers to Sunday. NBC had been scheduled to air the game and had been airing heavy promotions of its three notable Thanksgiving events, with the game preceded by the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and the National Dog Show. It wasn’t immediately clear which network will broadcast the game, or even what time it will be played. A decision on both matters is expected later today.
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To celebrate the nation’s most enjoyable day of turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and acceptable gluttony and the 25th anniversary of Friends, local television stations around the country will be airing a marathon of Thanksgiving-themed episodes from the 10 seasons of the classic hit TV sitcom.
Mark the holiday with this celebration of the most quintessential, uproarious Thanksgiving episode of a sitcom — “Turkeys Away,” the WKRP in Cincinnati masterpiece of bird-dropping pandemonium that first aired in 1978. TVNewsCheck will return on Monday, Nov. 26.
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While retailers reported a strong Thanksgiving weekend, they are unsure how much people will spend before Christmas in an economy that’s still bumpy.