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Headed In The Right Direction? CBS/NFL Net See 5% Increase For Week 3 "TNF" OvernightPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 23 / 16
CBS and NFL Network drew a combined 12.5 overnight rating for the Patriots' 27-0 win over the Texans on "Thursday Night Football," marking a 5% increase over the 11.9 overnight for Redskins-Giants in Week 3 last year. It also marks the sixth-best "TNF" overnight on record. The game delivered a prime...
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