via press release:
“THE NFL ON CBS” COVERAGE OF CHARGERS WIN OVER BENGALS
SCORES HIGHEST RATING IN 19 YEARS
THE NFL ON CBS’s broadcast of the AFC Wild Card Playoff game featuring the San Diego Chargers win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Jan. 5 (1:00-4:15 PM, ET) scored an average overnight household rating/share of 20.3/38 which is the highest rating in 19 years for an early Sunday AFC Wild Card game in the metered markets (21.9/47; New England-Cleveland; 1/1/95; NBC).
Yesterday’s 20.3/38 overnight rating for the Chargers-Bengals game is up 3% from last year’s 19.7/39 (Indianapolis-Baltimore; 1:00-4:15 PM, ET).
The game rating peaked with a 23.7/41 from 4:00-4:15 PM, ET.