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“NFL ON CBS” CONTINUES IMPRESSIVE START TO SEASON ACROSS ALL PLATFORMS WITH MASSIVE WEEK 2 VIEWERSHIP

 

Sept. 20, 2022

 

 

CBS Sports Delivered its Most-Watched National Game Window in Three Years, Averaging 27.389 Million Viewers

 

NFL ON CBS is Averaging Nearly 19 Million Viewers this Season, Best Start in 12 Years

 

Bengals-Cowboys is Most-Streamed Regular-Season Game Ever on Paramount+

 

After a record-setting Week 1, the NFL ON CBS continued its strong start to the season with massive viewership across all CBS Sports platforms.

 

Sunday’s national game window, led by the Cowboys’ last-second win over the Bengals and the Cardinals’ thrilling overtime victory against the Raiders, averaged 27.389 million viewers, the most-watched NFL ON CBS national game window in three years (28.249 million, Dec. 8, 2019 with Kansas City-New England as the high-coverage game). It is CBS Sports’ most-watched game window in September since 1998 when the NFL returned to CBS.

 

The NFL ON CBS is averaging 18.920 million viewers this season, the best start for the Network in 12 years.

 

Paramount+, featuring live NFL ON CBS local market games, scored its most-streamed NFL regular-season game ever across viewing households, streaming minutes and average minute audience (AMA) with Dallas-Cincinnati.

 

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CBS Sports Contacts:            

Randall Liu                 randall.liu@cbs.com

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