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10.08.2019

“THE NFL ON CBS” SCORES IN WEEK 5 NFL VIEWERSHIP WITH +21% INCREASE FOR ITS SINGLEHEADER COVERAGE

CBS SPORTS NFL SEASON-TO-DATE VIEWERSHIP OFF TO BEST START IN

THREE YEARS, UP +6% THROUGH FIVE WEEKS

CBS Sports’ Week 5 singleheader coverage of the 2019 NFL season on Sunday, Oct. 6 scored with a +21% increase in viewership versus last year, and is CBS’ most-watched singleheader in the month of October in three years. 

Sunday’s NFL ON CBS coverage was watched by an average of 16.240 million viewers compared to last year’s 13.379 million.

Through five weeks of the NFL season, THE NFL ON CBS’ season-to-date viewership is the best in three years, and is up +6% with 16.861 million viewers compared to last year’s 15.893 million.

THE NFL TODAY pregame show earned a +12% increase in viewership on Sunday with 3.388 million viewers versus last year’s 3.012 million. THE NFL TODAY’s season-to-date viewership through five weeks is the best in three years, and is up +9% with 3.493 million viewers compared to last year’s 3.219 million. 

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Press Contacts:

Jerry Caraccioli

212-975-7466

gwcaraccioli@cbs.com

Walt Scher

212-975-4772

walt.scher@cbs.com

Press:

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

Walt Scher
212-975-4772
walt.scher@cbs.com