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Lopsided NFL Conference Championship Scores Lead To Mixed Ratings For CBS, Fox

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 17

Lopsided scores in yesterday's NFL conference championship games led to a mixed bag in terms of overnight ratings for Fox and CBS. Patriots-Steelers last night delivered CBS a 27.6 overnight, marking the best figure for a primetime conference championship since Fox drew a 31.0 for Seahawks-49ers in ...

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