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09.25.2015

“THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” ON CBS AND NFL NETWORK WEEK TWO EARNS OVERNIGHT RATINGS INCREASE OF 40% OVER LAST YEAR

 

Washington-New York Giants Earns Rating/Share of 11.9/20 in Metered Markets

CBS and NFL Network’s broadcast of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL earned an average overnight household rating/share of 11.9/20 in the 56 metered markets, +40% from last year’s 8.5/15 for the second week of TNF, which featured Tampa Bay-Atlanta  (9/18/14). 

Last night’s Washington-N.Y. Giants pregame and game coverage on CBS and NFL Network from 8:00-11:00 PM averaged a primetime household rating/share of 11.3/19, + 35% from 2014’s 8.4/15 in Week Two (Tampa Bay-Atlanta; 9/18/14).   

Last’s night primetime average rating on CBS and NFL Network for Premiere Week beat each of the broadcast networks: +653% better than FOX (1.5/2), +176% better than NBC (4.1/7), and +59% better than ABC (7.1/12). 

Through the first two weeks of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, CBS and NFL Network’s coverage has earned a combined overnight rating/share of 13.2/23, +20% from last year’s 11.0/19.

Last night’s game HH rating/share peaked at 12.9/21 from 9:30 PM-10:00 PM, ET.

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL will continue next week on October 1 with Baltimore at Pittsburgh.

RATINGS NOTE: CBS and NFL Network are reporting audience data for the game and related programming, the way it was sold to advertisers, as a gross rating from CBS and NFL Network.

 

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Contacts: Jen Sabatelle         917/576-2435  jsabatelle@cbs.com

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

               Dan Sabreen          202/321-4195  dsabreen@cbs.com

 

NFL Network: Alex Riethmiller 954/599-4154  alex.riethmiller@nfl.com

                     Andrew Howard 310/845-4579  andrew.howard@nfl.com

Press:

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