The NFL’s two convention title video games scored big audiences on Sunday, besting final yr’s convention championship weekend. CBS’ primetime broadcast of the AFC contest was probably the most watched for both convention in 4 years and helped a post-game Fireplace Nation rating its finest scores of the season by far.
CBS averaged 53.12 million viewers for the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ last-second win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The telecast was up 6 % over the identical broadcast window in 2022 (50.23 million viewers for the NFC Championship on Fox) and 11 % over final yr’s AFC title recreation (47.85 million), which had the afternoon slot. Fox drew 47.5 million viewers for the Philadelphia Eagles’ blowout of the San Francisco 49ers, off by 5 % from its primetime NFC Championship a yr in the past and about even with the 47.85 million for final yr’s afternoon telecast on CBS.
The 2 video games averaged 50.31 million viewers, a 3 % bump from the 49 million viewers for final yr’s video games.
Fireplace Nation, in the meantime, soared to 10.08 million viewers, simply its finest exhibiting to this point — no shock, on condition that its lead-in was probably the most watched primetime telecast of the TV season up to now and 10 instances bigger than the everyday Friday episode of SWAT. The ten.08 million viewers for the first-year drama is 76 % above its same-day season common of 5.72 million viewers and topped its earlier season excessive (set the earlier week) of 6.1 million by virtually 4 million folks. The episode drew a 1.9 score amongst adults 18-49, 4 instances its common quantity in the important thing advert demographic.
The opposite broadcast networks largely stayed out of soccer’s method on Sunday, however HBO’s The Final of Us grew its viewers for the second straight week.