via press release:
“NFL ON CBS” REGULAR-SEASON RATINGS HIGHEST IN 19 YEARS AND
VIEWERSHIP SECOND HIGHEST IN 26 YEARS
For the 2013 NFL regular-season, THE NFL ON CBS has earned an average national household rating/share of 11.1/22, up 4% from last year’s 10.7/21. This year’s 11.1/22 is the highest average rating for the AFC television package in 19 years (1994).
For the 2013 NFL regular-season, THE NFL ON CBS averaged 18.7 million viewers (Persons 2+), a 6% increase over last year’s 17.7 million viewers. This year’s 18.7 million viewers is the second highest number of average viewers for the regular-season for the AFC television package in 26 years. (As far back as CBS records go; 1987).