7:41am PT by Michael O’Connell,
The game brought the highest ratings in Kansas City, St. Louis, San Diego, Denver and Austin.
Complete ratings for the game, along with total viewership, will come later on Monday morning when time-zone adjustments have been made.
Much of the night’s competition was down against the World Cup — with ABC leading the rest of the pack. A new Celebrity Family Feud, falling another four-tenths of a point, averaged a 1.5 rating among adults 18-49.Battle Bots (1.2 adults) followed, off just two-tenths of a point.
CBS had a new Big Brother (1.6 adults), which was also down two-tenths of a point from its Sunday opener last week.
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