"THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" ON CBS AND NFL NETWORK SCORES WITH 12.0/20 RATING FOR GREEN BAY-DETROIT, AN INCREASE OF +50% OVER LAST YEAR
Eight-Game Package of TNF Games in 2015 on CBS and NFL Network Up +9% vs. 2014
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on CBS and NFL Network continues its ratings roll with last night's thrilling Green Bay-Detroit game, delivering an overnight household rating/share of 12.0/20, +50% versus an 8.0/13 for the comparable game last year on NFL Network and local over-the-air stations (Dallas-Chicago; 12/4/14) in the 56 metered markets.
Last night's game, which concludes the eight-game package of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL games airing on CBS and NFL Network, was also +35% higher than the 8.9/16 for San Diego-San Francisco (Saturday, 12/20/14), CBS's eighth game of the TNF package last year.
The 2015 eight-game THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL package on CBS and NFL Network averaged a 12.1/20, up +9% (11.1/19) vs. the inaugural season of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on CBS and NFL Network in 2014. (NOTE: Last year's eight-game package included seven Thursday night games and one Saturday night game).
Season to date, all THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL games on CBS and NFL Network in 2015 are averaging their highest-ever ratings (through the comparable date last year), 10.6/18, rating/share, +15% from last year's 9.2/15.
Pregame and game coverage of last night's Green Bay-Detroit game on CBS and NFL Network from 8:00-11:00 PM, ET averaged a primetime household rating/share of 10.6/17. Last night's primetime average rating on CBS and NFL Network beat each of the broadcast networks: +38% ahead of NBC (7.7/13), +212% ahead of ABC (3.4/5), and +458% ahead of FOX (1.9/3).
Last night's game HH rating/share peaked at 13.6/26 from 11:30-11:45 PM, ET.
Next week, THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL moves exclusively to NFL Network as Minnesota takes on Arizona on Dec. 10.