"THE NFL ON CBS" WEEK 8 GROWS A MASSIVE +40% IN VIEWERSHIP OVER LAST YEAR
CBS' Week 8 Singleheader is Network's Most-Watched in Four Years
Most-Watched in Month of November in Nine Years
"THE NFL ON CBS" Scores Best Viewership Average in Five Years for Weeks 5-8
THE NFL ON CBS' Week 8 singleheader coverage on Sunday, Nov. 1 scored in viewership with a massive +40% increase over last year. Sunday's games were highlighted by Pittsburgh-Baltimore as the Network's high-coverage game.
· Viewership is up +40%, averaging 18.650 million viewers versus the comparable week last year (13.297 million in Week 7 on 10/20/19)
· Viewership of 18.650 million is the most-watched CBS singleheader in four years (19.101 million on 12/11/16) and most-watched CBS singleheader in the month of November in nine years (19.003 million on 11/13/11).
· Viewership of 18.285 million for Weeks 5-8 is up +12% versus last year (16.269 million) and is CBS' best viewer average for those weeks in five years (19.177 million in 2015).
· CBS All Access, featuring live streaming coverage of all NFL ON CBS games, has delivered strong viewership through the first eight 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.