Admittedly, we knew This Is Us was going to put up big numbers last night as there's no better lead-in than the Super Bowl, and the episode promised to answer all of the lingering questions about Jack's death.
The Sunday night championship, in which the Philadelphia Eagles toppled the New England Patriots 41-33, attracted an overnight rating of 47.4 on NBC, according to preliminary data from the network, down about 3 percent from a year ago. Fans ripped out a number of seats after the final Vikings game at the Metrodome in 2013.
The last Super Bowl follow-up to top This Is Us came in 2012, when The Voice grabbed a 20.0 rating.
Football fans react as they watch Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles at the city's oldest tavern, McGillin's Olde Ale House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. February 4, 2018.
PM's wife injured in auto crash, one reported dead
Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's wife Jashodaben has met with an accident near Rajasthan's Chittorgarh, claims reports of NDTV . Ms Jashodaben, who does not live with Mr Modi, married him in 1967 when he was 17 years old.
This year's game was close throughout, with Eagles quarterback Nick Foles leading his team to its first Super Bowl victory and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady heaving a last-second pass that fell incomplete. That made the game the most live-streamed Super Bowl ever.
Advertisers including Anheuser Busch InBev, Amazon.com Inc and Toyota Motor Corp spent more than $5 million on average for each 30-second commercial spot during Sunday's game.
FEMA contractor failed to deliver 30 million meals to Puerto Rico
The New York Times , which broke the story Tuesday, noted that Brown has "no experience in large-scale disaster relief." Puerto Rico is still suffering from widespread hunger and lack of electricity after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
One of the most exciting Super Bowls in league history actually saw a television ratings drop. "No game action or commercial time were missed", an NBC spokesperson said in a statement.
Nearly all the Western New York audience stayed Sunday for Justin Timberlake's halftime performance.
Pentagon: Afghan war costs US $45 billion per year
India has allocated more than United States dollars 3 billion in assistance to Afghanistan since 2001. He said Pakistan had always supported all Afghanistan-related peace initiatives.