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01.18.2016

“THE NFL ON CBS” BROADCAST OF PITTSBURGH-DENVER IS HIGHEST-RATED SUNDAY AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF GAME IN 21 YEARS AND HIGHEST-RATED GAME OF 2015-16 SEASON ON ANY NETWORK

       THE NFL ON CBS’s broadcast of the Pittsburgh-Denver AFC Divisional Playoff game on Sunday, Jan. 17 (4:45-8:00 PM, ET) is the highest-rated Sunday AFC Divisional Playoff game in 21 years on any network in the metered markets.  

Pittsburgh-Denver also is the highest-rated game of the 2015-16 season on any network in the metered markets.  

The AFC Divisional Playoff game on Sunday scored an average overnight household rating/share in the metered markets of 26.2/44, up +3% from last year’s 25.4/41 (Indianapolis-Denver, 4:45-8:00 PM, ET; 1/11/15).

Yesterday’s 26.2/44 ties (N.Y. Jets-New England, 1/16/11, CBS) as the highest-rated Sunday AFC Divisional Playoff game in 21 years (26.8/46; Miami-San Diego; 1/8/1995; 4:00-7:30 PM, ET; NBC) in the metered markets.

The rating/share for the Broncos-Steelers game peaked with a 29.7/46 (7:30-8:00 PM, ET).  

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CBS Sports Contacts:

  Jen Sabatelle  212/975-4120  jsabatelle@cbs.com

  Robin Brendle  212/975-1533  rlbrendle@cbs.com

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

 

 

Press:

Robin Brendle
212-975-1533
rlbrendle@cbs.com

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