via press release:
“THE NFL ON CBS” EARNS HIGHESTIN 14 YEARS FOR WEEK 1
CBS Sports’ Week 1 regional coverage of THE NFL ON CBS on Sunday, Sept. 8, earned an overnight household rating/share of 11.2/23, up 8% from last year’s 10.4/22.
The 11.2/23 is the highest-rated singleheader game debut for CBS in the metered markets in 14 years (12.0/28 in 1999).
The Week 1 NFL ON CBS games were highlighted by the Cincinnati-Chicago, Tennessee-Pittsburgh, Oakland-Indianapolis, New England-Buffalo, Miami-Cleveland and Kansas City-Jacksonville games,