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09.17.2019

“THE NFL ON CBS” VIEWERSHIP UP +27% WITH 15.244 MILLION VIEWERS FOR WEEK 2 SINGLEHEADER COVERAGE

CBS Sports’ second singleheader week of the 2019 NFL season on Sunday, Sept. 15 was up +27% in viewership averaging 15.244 million viewers versus its comparable second singleheader week last year (11.984 million).

THE NFL ON CBS also earned a ratings increase of +27% with an 8.9/22 average national household rating/share compared to a 7.0/17 last year in Week 3 (9/23/18), which was the Network’s comparable second singleheader week.

Sunday’s viewership and rating is THE NFL ON CBS’ most-watched and highest-rated second singleheader week of the season since 2016 (16.446 million viewers; 9.4/21 rating/share; on 10/2/16).

The two singleheaders-to-date on CBS in 2019 are averaging 15.311 million viewers (P2+), up +4% versus last year’s 14.683 million; and are up +6% with an 8.9/22 average HH rating/share versus last year’s 8.4/20.  This year is the best performance for the first two singleheaders of the season on CBS since 2016 (16.243 million; 9.3/21)

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CBS Sports Contacts:

Jerry Caraccioli

212-975-7466

gwcaraccioli@cbs.com

Walt Scher

212-975-4772

walt.scher@cbs.com