TV ratings: NFL rules Thanksgiving, 'X Factor' and 'Glee' go low

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013Following a day of turkey and football, Americans settled down for ... more football, as NBC's prime-time NFL broadcast drew the night's best ratings by a long shot. CBS also got a boost from its afternoon football game, which ran into the start of primetime.Elsewhere Thursday, new episodes of "The X Factor" and "Glee" struggled badly opposite the NFL. "Lady Gaga and the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular" on ABC came in lower than Gaga's Thanksgiving special two years ago, but "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" was up over last year.NBC averaged 17.6 million viewers and a 9.2 rating/16 share in households in primetime, pending updates for its NFL broadcast. That was more than twice as many viewers as second-place CBS (7.35 million, 4.0/8). ABC (4.2 million, 2.2/4) came in third, and FOX (3.3 million, 2.0/4) took fourth. The CW trailed with 1.1 million viewers and a 0.7/1.NBC's 5.6 rating among...


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