Sunday Night Football on Local 4 scored big with viewers

Metro Detroiters tuned in en masse to watch the Detroit Lions against the Denver Broncos.

More than half a million homes were watching the matchup on WDIV, equating to a 28.2 household rating and a 42 household share.

In the all-important adult 25-54 demographic, 393,000 viewers were watching. That's 16 percent higher compared to its Detroit Lions 2014-2015 entire average ratings delivery. And to help you visual, that's six times the full capacity at Ford Field. So to get specific, the big game delivered a 22.3 rating and a 47 share  in adults 25-54.