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11.03.2020

“THE NFL ON CBS” WEEK 8 GROWS A MASSIVE +40% IN VIEWERSHIP OVER LAST YEAR

CBS’ Week 8 Singleheader is Network’s Most-Watched in Four Years and Most-Watched in Month of November in Nine Years

THE NFL ON CBS” Scores Best Viewership Average in Five Years for Weeks 5-8

THE NFL ON CBS’ Week 8 singleheader coverage on Sunday, Nov. 1 scored in viewership with a massive +40% increase over last year. Sunday’s games were highlighted by Pittsburgh-Baltimore as the Network’s high-coverage game.

● Viewership is up +40%, averaging 18.650 million viewers versus the comparable week last year (13.297 million in Week 7 on 10/20/19)

● Viewership of 18.650 million is the most-watched CBS singleheader in four years (19.101 million on 12/11/16) and most-watched CBS singleheader in the month of November in nine years (19.003 million on 11/13/11).

● Viewership of 18.285 million for Weeks 5-8 is up +12% versus last year (16.269 million) and is CBS’ best viewer average for those weeks in five years (19.177 million in 2015).

CBS All Access, featuring live streaming coverage of all NFL ON CBS games, has delivered strong viewership through the first eight weeks of the NFL season with triple-digit year-over-year growth in streams. CBS All Access viewership also is included in Nielsen television ratings.

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CBS Sports Contacts: Jerry Caraccioli 212/975-7466 gwcaraccioli@cbs.com

Walt Scher 212/975-4772 walt.scher@cbs.com

 

 

 

 

Press:

Jerry Caraccioli
212-975-7466
gwcaraccioli@cbs.com

Walt Scher
212-975-4772
walt.scher@cbs.com