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Ravens' Comeback Win Helps CBS/NFL Net To Ratings Increase For "Thursday Night Football"Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 02 / 15
CBS and NFL Network combined for a 13.0 overnight rating for the Ravens' 23-20 OT win over the Steelers on "Thursday Night Football," up 16% from an 11.2 rating for Giants-Redskins in Week 4 last season. Thursday's game peaked at a 14.7 rating between 11:30-11:45pm ET and won the night in primetime...
Thursday''s Game Five of the World Series earned a preliminary overnight rating of 18.5/30 (THE DAILY). AFTER FOUR: In N.Y., Michael Starr reports that Game Four earned a final national rating of 15.5
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NBC''s coverage of Game Four of the World Series between the Marlins and Indians earned a preliminary overnight rating of 15.9/25 (THE DAILY). The national rating for Game Three was a 15.6/23, which "
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Final ratings released yesterday showed that Game One of the World Series received an 11.3/22, compared to last year''s 15.7/25 on Fox. Game Two earned a 15.0/24, topping last year''s 14.0/23. Last ni