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01.22.2018

“THE NFL ON CBS” BROADCAST OF AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME IS HIGHEST-RATED GAME OF 2017 NFL SEASON

JAGUARS-PATRIOTS EARNS RATING/SHARE OF 27.3/50 AND

IS HIGHEST-RATED PROGRAM ON TELEVISION SINCE SUPER BOWL LI

CBS Sports’ coverage of the Jacksonville-New England 2018 AFC Championship Game on Sunday, Jan. 21 (3:00-6:15 PM, ET) is the highest-rated game of the 2017 NFL season. The game earned an average overnight household rating/share of 27.3/50 in the metered markets.

In addition, this year’s AFC Championship game also is the highest-rated program on television since Super Bowl LI programming last year (2/5/2017; Atlanta-New England).

This year’s AFC Championship Game rating peaked with a 31.8/54 from 5:30-6:00 PM, ET.

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CBS Sports Contacts:

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

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

Press:

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

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