Originally Posted by Amnorix
1934. The Lions, as always, suck in a big event, when the Bears beat them 19-16 in the first nationally televised NFL game.
Wow. I usually have a pretty good head for timeline things, but I'm really surprised at how early this was. I would have guessed the first nationally televised football game would have been something like 1951.
Any idea on how many people watched it?