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NFL ON FOX POSTS 19-YEAR HIGH WITH COWBOYS-SEAHAWKS

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On Sunday (10/12), AMERICA'S GAME OF THE WEEK on FOX, led by the Dallas Cowboys’ 30-23 victory over the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, posted a season-high 17.4/32 household rating/share with 30.0 million viewers, according to Nielsen, and is the highest-rated and most-watched program on all broadcast and cable television since the Academy Awards in March.   More significantly, it’s the NFL on FOX’s highest-rated regular season broadcast in nearly three years (17.6/30, 12/4/11) and is the most-watched NFL on FOX regular season Sunday broadcast in 19 years.  The game came in +10% in rating and +12% in audience compared to last year’s Week 6 national window (15.8/30, 26.7 million viewers).   Season-to-date (three broadcasts), viewership for AMERICA’S GAME OF THE WEEK is averaging 27.8 million, +1% compared to a year ago, +15% compared to CBS' national game average (24.2 million), +28% better than NBC Sunday Night Football (21.8 million) and is the highest-rated and most-watched program in all of television, a distinction it has held since 2009.

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Lou D’Ermilio – FOX Sports

loud@fox.com

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