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Chiefs' Win Over Raiders On "TNF" Leads To Primetime Victory For NBC In Overnights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

NBC and NFL Network combined for an 11.8 overnight rating for the Chiefs' 21-13 win over the Raiders on "TNF," leading to a primetime victory for NBC. NFL Network last year drew a 7.4 overnight for Vikings-Cardinals in the Week 14 "TNF" window. K.C. led all markets for Raiders-Chiefs with a 44.4 loc...

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