“The NFL on CBS” Has Highest-Rated Thanksgiving Day Game in 16 Years

 

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via CBS Sports release:

“THE NFL ON CBS” THANKSGIVING DAY GAME RATES AS HIGHEST IN 16 YEARS 

CBS’s Thanksgiving Day broadcast of Detroit’s 34-17 win over Chicago earned its highest rating/share for a Thanksgiving Day game in 16 years.

THE NFL ON CBS’s broadcast (12:45-4:00 PM, ET) earned an average overnight household rating/share of 15.3/35, up 3% from last year’s 14.8/36 (Oakland-Dallas; 4:30-8:00 PM, ET) in 55 metered markets (Boston excluded).  The rating/share also was up 9% from last year’s comparable window (14.1/33; Green Bay-Detroit; FOX; 12:30-3:45 PM, ET).

  The 15.3/35 is CBS’s highest-rated Thanksgiving Day game since the Network re-acquired the NFL broadcast rights in 1998.

Yesterday’s game rating/share peaked with a 16.5/40 from 3:00-3:30 PM, ET. 

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