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‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Dominate World Series Game 5; ‘The Rookie’ Holds Steady

It was a sports-filled Sunday in broadcast primetime with Sunday Night Football on NBC and Game 5 of the World Series on Fox. But at the end of the night, it was football that sacked baseball’s fall classic.

SNF, on which the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 31-24, scored a 5.1 rating in fast affiliates with 16.19 million viewers. Presumably the baseball game did make a dent; the Packers-Chiefs ratings are down considerably from last week’s game between the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles (that game earned a 5.