NBC wins final 2012 weekly ratings crown

LOS ANGELES – NBC unwrapped a welcome gift in the final week of 2012, a ratings victory powered by Sunday night football. More than 30 million viewers watched the Washington Redskins defeat the Dallas Cowboys, according to Nielsen Co. figures released Tuesday. The NFL contest drew the biggest audience in 16 years for a regular-season prime-time game, second to a 1996 Packers-Cowboy contest, NBC said.