“THE NFL ON CBS” DOUBLEHEADER WEEK 7 SHOWS GAINS IN VIEWERSHIP IN EARLY AND LATE WINDOWS, UP +20% AND 8%, RESPECTIVELY
Week 7 National Game Highlighted by San Francisco-New England is
Most-Watched Program of the Week on Television
Regional Game Highlighted by Pittsburgh-Tennessee is CBS’ Most-Watched in Month of October in Four Years
THE NFL ON CBS’ Week 7 doubleheader coverage on Sunday, Oct. 25 scored in viewership with increases in both the regional 1:00 PM, ET and national 4:25 PM, ET game windows. The early games were highlighted by Pittsburgh-Tennessee and the late games by San Francisco-New England.
● Viewership for the regional window is up +20%, averaging 14.528 million viewers versus the comparable doubleheader week last year (12.157 million on 10/27/19) and is CBS’ most-watched regional window in the month of October in four years (10/9/16; 15.212 million).
● Viewership for the national window is up +8%, averaging 22.896 million viewers versus the comparable doubleheader week last year (21.126 million on 10/27/19) and is the most-watched program of the week on television.
● CBS All Access, featuring live streaming coverage of all NFL ON CBS games, has delivered strong viewership through the first seven weeks of the NFL season with triple-digit year-over-year growth in streams. CBS All Access viewership also is included in Nielsen television ratings.
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