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09.10.2018

“THE NFL ON CBS” SCORES ITS MOST-WATCHED OPENING NFL SINGLEHEADER IN 20 YEARS

Week 1 Average Viewership of 17.1 Million, Up +29% from Last Year

CBS Sports’ Week 1 viewership for THE NFL ON CBS on Sunday, Sept. 9 is CBS’ most-watched opening NFL singleheader in 20 years (1998).

THE NFL ON CBS’ Week 1 singleheader window is up +29% with an average of 17.1 million viewers according to Nielsen’s Live + Same Day fast national ratings compared to 13.3 million last year.

The day featured regional singleheader games (Houston-New England, Buffalo-Baltimore, Pittsburgh-Cleveland, Cincinnati-Indianapolis and Kansas City-L.A. Chargers).

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CBS Sports Contacts:

Jerry Caraccioli

212-975-7466

gwcaraccioli@cbs.com

Robin Brendle

212-975-1533

rlbrendle@cbs.com

Press:

Jerry Caraccioli
212-975-7466
gwcaraccioli@cbs.com