via press release:
“THE NFL ON CBS” SCORES AGAIN WITH RATINGS IN WEEK 9 WITH 22% RISE
Indianapolis-Philadelphia Game Highlights Highest Rated Game of Weekend
THE NFL ON CBS’s Week 9 coverage once again earned high marks as the average household rating/share in the metered marketsrose 22% in the Network’s national broadcast window on Sunday, Nov. 7. Yesterday’s national game was the highest-rated regular-season NFL ON CBS broadcast since 2007 (18.4/33; Pittsburgh-New England on Dec. 9).
Highlighted by the Philadelphia Eagles’, 26-24, win over the Indianapolis Colts, the national window of the Network’s doubleheader earned a 17.1/30, up 22% from last year’s 14.0/27. The 17.1/30, which also included the Oakland overtime win against Kansas City game, was the highest rated game(s) of the weekend in the metered markets.
The Network’s regional game window, featuring the Miami-Baltimore, San Diego-Houston, N.Y. Jets-Detroit (OT) and New England-Cleveland games, earned an average household rating/share of 12.0/25, up 8% from last year’s 11.1/24 in the metered markets.
Through nine weeks of the 2010 NFL season, THE NFL ON CBS has an average household rating/share in the metered markets of12.8/25, up 12% from last year’s 11.4/23. The Network’s NFL pre-game show, THE NFL TODAY, has a rating/share of 2.7/7, up 8%compared to last year’s 2.5/6 after nine weeks.