via press release:
“THE NFL ON CBS” SCORES ITS HIGHEST-RATED NFL GAME OF SEASON HIGHLIGHTED BY DENVER-NEW ENGLAND
CBS Sports’ Week 9 coverage of THE NFL ON CBS on Sunday, Nov. 2, highlighted by New England’s 43-21 win over Denver in “Manning vs. Brady XVI” (4:25 PM, ET), was the highest-rated NFL game this season on CBS with an average overnight household rating/share of 18.6/32.
The rating/share of 18.6/32 is up 21% from last year’s 15.4/28 (Pittsburgh-New England, Baltimore-Cleveland) and is the highest-rated game of the weekend on any network.
Sunday’s national game window overnight household rating/share peaked at 20.0/35 from 5:30-6:00 PM, ET.
Yesterday’s 18.6/32 is the third highest-rated regular season game in 16 years on CBS in the metered markets since the NFL returned to the Network in 1998.