via press release:
“THE NFL ON CBS” COVERAGE OF DENVER’S WILD WIN OVER DALLAS SCORES HIGHEST RATED NFL GAME OF SEASON ON ANY NETWORK
Game Earns/Share of 18.6/34 in Metered Markets
CBS Sports’ Week 5 coverage of THE NFL ON CBS on Sunday, Oct. 6, highlighted by the Denver Broncos’ wild, 51-48, win over the Dallas Cowboys earned the highest rating of the NFL season-to-date on any network with an average overnight household rating/share of 18.6/34 in the metered markets.
Yesterday’s game rating/share peaked at 24.4/41 from 7:30-7:45 PM, ET. The 18.6/34 also was an 18% increase from last year (15.7/29; highlighted by Denver-New England; Buffalo-San Francisco; Tennessee-Minnesota).
In addition, the game’s rating/share is the highest-rated program on television in the metered markets since the 2013 Academy Awards (26.1/41; 2/24/13).
THE NFL ON CBS’s Week 5 regional game coverage in the early window earned an average overnight HH rating/share of 9.7/20, up 4% from last year’s 9.3/19. Yesterday’s regional games were highlighted by New England-Cincinnati; Kansas City-Tennessee; Baltimore-Miami and Jacksonville-St. Louis.