via press release:
“THE NFL ON CBS” DENVER-KANSAS CITY REMATCH TIES AS
HIGHEST NFL RATING OF SEASON ON ANY NETWORK GIVING CBS
TWO HIGHEST RATED GAMES OF SEASON
NFL Sunday Afternoon National Games Continue to
Lead All Broadcasts In Ratings And Viewers
CBS Sports’ Week 13 national doubleheader coverage of THE NFL ON CBS on Sunday, Dec. 1, highlighted by Denver vs. Kansas City (4:25 PM, ET), earned an preliminary national household rating/share of 16.7/29, up 20%, from last year’s 13.9/24, tying with Denver-Dallas (16.7/31 on 10/06 on CBS) as the highest rated NFL telecast on any network this season.
The Denver-Kansas City game and the Denver-Dallas are the two highest-rated NFL games this season on any network.
The 16.7/29 is the highest-rated NFL game window of the day on any network, including prime time.
The 4:25 PM Sunday afternoon national games continue to lead all broadcasts in ratings and viewers. Through 13 Weeks of the 2013 NFL season, the Sunday afternoon national games (4:25 PM, ET) have combined to average a national household rating/share of 15.7/29, 22% higher than the average for the 13 Sunday Night primetime games (12.9/21).
The Sunday afternoon national games are averaging a season-to-date combined 26.5 million viewers (P2+), 21% higher than the 21.9 million viewers (P2+) for the Sunday primetime games.
The seven NFL ON CBS national games in 2013 have earned an average national HH rating/share of 15.5/28, 20% higher than the 13 primetime games (12.9/21). The CBS national games are averaging 26.0 million viewers (P2+), 19% higher than the 13 Sunday primetime games (21.9 million).
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