2015 "THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" PACKAGE ON CBS AND NFL NETWORK IS MOST-WATCHED AND HIGHEST-RATED "TNF" SEASON EVER
"Thursday Night Football" Earns Average of 13.0 Million Viewers and Rating/Share of 7.93/14
For the 16 games of the 2015 schedule, THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on CBS and NFL Network (and over-the air stations) averaged 13.0 million viewers, +6% compared to last year's 12.3 million; and a national household rating/share of 7.93/14, +5% compared to last year's 7.57/13 in 2014 on CBS/NFL Network and over-the-air stations making it the most-watched and highest-rated THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL season ever.
All eight THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL games on CBS/NFL Network during Weeks 2-8, and 14 resulted in the #1-rated and most-watched program on television in primetime for that night across all networks. In addition, the simulcast on NFL Network was the #1-rated and most-watched program on cable television for Weeks 2, 3 and 4.
All six THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL primetime games on NFL Network and over-the-air stations (Weeks 9-16) were the highest-rated and most-watched program on cable television for each of the Thursday nights they aired.