More record ratings for the NFL with Broncos-Chiefs Thursday Night Football (Updated)

September 18, 2015

After setting “Kickoff Week” records last week, the NFL is off to a good start in week 2 with the CBS/NFL Network Thursday night football match combining for a record 14.3/25 overnight household rating/share for the Denver Broncos late win over the Kansas City Chiefs. That bettered the previous record for the CBS/NFL Network combo by 4% that was set with last year’s Steelers/Ravens opener (13.7/23 on September 11, 2014). The…

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Steelers-Patriots NFL Kickoff averages 27.4 million viewers

September 11, 2015

The New England Patriots victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers averaged 27.4 million viewers making it the second most-watched NFL Kickoff game trailing 2010’s Minnesota Vikings-New Orleans Saints game that averaged 27.5 million. Year Network Viewers Matchup 2015 NBC 27.4 million (New England 28 – Pittsburgh 21) 2014 NBC 27.1 million (Seattle 36 – Green Bay 16) 2013 NBC 25.1 million (Denver 49 – Baltimore 27) 2012 NBC 23.9 million (Dallas…

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Steelers-Patriots NFL Kickoff ties overnight ratings high (updated)

September 11, 2015

The New England Patriots win over the Pittsburgh Steelers posted a 17.7/30 overnight rating/share per NBC Sports. That ties the record for the NFL Kickoff Game with 2010’s game and is 5% better than last year’s Kickoff game. Year Net Teams Overnight Rating 2015 NBC Steelers-Patriots 17.7 2014 NBC Packers-Seahawks 16.8 2013 NBC Ravens-Broncos 16.2 2012 NBC* Cowboys-Giants 16.5 2011 NBC Saints-Packers 17.2 2010 NBC Vikings-Saints 17.7 2009 NBC Titans-Steelers 13.8…

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