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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...
FINAL FOUR: Valparaiso coach Homer Drew, UCLA coach Steve Lavin and George Washington coach Mike Jarvis will be in the studio for CBS''s Final Four coverage of the men''s NCAA Tournament (CBS Sports).
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sports events. All times are EST. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Division II Championship 3/21
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