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Broncos-Chiefs Ties Best TV Rating

Posted Dec 4, 2013

The Broncos' win in Kansas City on Sunday tied another Broncos' win as the highest rated NFL game this season.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Broncos continue to be one of the most popular teams on television this season as Sunday’s 35-28 victory tied the win in Dallas as the highest-rated football game on any network this season.

The game in Kansas City earned a preliminary national household rating/share of 16.7/29. The win in Dallas drew a 16.7/31. The 16.7/29 is the highest-rated NFL game window of the day on any network, including primetime. 

Both the game Sunday and the game in Dallas were broadcast on CBS – giving  the network the two highest-rated football games of the 2013 season.

In the first 13 Weeks of the season the Sunday afternoon games have combined to average a national household rating/share of 15.7/29 which makes it 22 percent higher than the average for the Sunday night broadcasts that are averaging 12.9/29.

Additionally, the afternoon games are averaging 26.5 million viewers so far this season.