NEW YORK — The NFC Championship Game, a 20-17 overtime victory for the New York Giants over the San Francisco 49ers, drew over 57 million viewers Sunday for FOX, according to Nielsen data released Tuesday.

NEW YORK — The NFC Championship Game, a 20-17 overtime victory for the New York Giants over the San Francisco 49ers, drew over 57 million viewers Sunday for FOX, according to Nielsen data released Tuesday.

FOX also scored a ratings victory with the season premiere of "American Idol" on Wednesday and Thursday, landing in third and fourth place among the top primetime shows for the week of Jan. 16 to 22.

NBC's special honoring the 90th birthday celebration of actress Betty White was also among the top 10 primetime shows, with 13.8 million viewers.