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"The NFL on CBS" Scores With Highest Rating for Afternoon AFC Championship Game in 18 Years
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[via press release from CBS]


CBS Sports' coverage of the 2012 AFC Championship Game featuring the New England Patriots defeating the Baltimore Ravens, 23-20, on Sunday, Jan. 22 (3:00-6:15 PM, ET), earned an average overnight household rating/share of 29.1/51. This was the highest rating in the metered markets for an afternoon AFC Championship in 18 years (1/23/1994; 29.5/57; Kansas City-Buffalo; NBC).

The Network's coverage in the comparable window in 2010 earned a 28.4/50 (New York Jets-Indianapolis) and last year earned a 31.3/46 (New York Jets-Pittsburgh) in the late window, which was the highest-rated AFC Championship game in 24 years in the metered markets.

This year's AFC Championship Game rating peaked at a 34.9/56 from 6:00-6:15 PM, ET.

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