CBS Sports Coverage of NFL for Week 9 Up +15% Over 2018
THE NFL ON CBS' overall game coverage on Sunday, Nov. 5 is up +15% from last year's Week 9 coverage, averaging an overnight household rating/share of 11.8/23 vs. 10.3/20 in 2016 in the metered markets. THE NFL ON CBS scored its highest rating of the 2017 season with an average metered markets overnight HH rating/share of 14.2/26, up +11% for the national 4:25 PM, ET game window that featured Dallas's win over Kansas City.This year's game also was the highest-rated of the weekend on any network. The 14.2/26 is compared to last year's 12.8/23 for the comparable national game in Week 9 which featured Indianapolis at Green Bay as the high coverage game in 2016. This year's early 1:00 PM, ET window (Denver-Philadelphia, Baltimore-Tennessee, Indianapolis-Houston, Cincinnati-Jacksonville) earned an average HH rating/share of 9.2/19, up +18% versus last year's 7.8/16 (Pittsburgh-Baltimore, N.Y. Jets-Miami, Jacksonville-Kansas City).
The CBS Television Network continues its longstanding tradition of broadcasting the National Football League with the most games of any network with THE NFL ON CBS Sunday afternoon (1956-93, 1998-present) and Thursday Night Football (2014-present) packages.