"THE NFL ON CBS" SINGLEHEADER ACTION SCORES HIGHEST RATING OF DAY ON ANY NETWORK

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December 22nd, 2008

via press release:
Pittsburgh-Tennessee Battle For AFC Home-Field Advantage Highlights Network's Coverage

THE NFL ON CBS's singleheader action on Sunday, Dec. 21, highlighted by Tennessee's win over Pittsburgh in the battle for home-field advantage throughout the AFC Playoffs, scored an average overnight household rating/share of 14.3/28, which was the highest-rated game of the day on any Network.

Overall, yesterday was THE NFL ON CBS's highest-rated singleheader telecast in the metered markets since CBS re-acquired the NFL in 1998. THE NFL ON CBS's previous highest-rated singleheader telecast was a 14.2/30 in Week 15 of the 2005 season (12/18/05; 1:00-4:15 PM, San Diego-Indianapolis was the high coverage game. The Chargers beat the Colts 26-17 to end the Indianapolis's unbeaten season at 13 games.)

Other NFL ON CBS regional action yesterday included San Diego-Tampa Bay, Miami-Kansas City, Cincinnati-Cleveland, New York Jets-Seattle, Houston-Oakland and Buffalo-Denver.

 
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