[10/15/15 - 11:06 AM] "NFL on CBS" Viewership Highest in 29 Years Through Week 5 CBS spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.
[via press release from CBS]
"NFL ON CBS" VIEWERSHIP HIGHEST IN 29 YEARS THROUGH WEEK 5
Through five weeks of the 2015 NFL regular-season, THE NFL ON CBS is averaging 18.2 million viewers (Persons 2+). This year's 18.2 million viewers is the highest number of average viewers for the first five weeks of the season for the AFC television package in 29 years. (As far back as CBS records go; 1987)