43 Million Viewers Make Bills-Chiefs Most-Watched TV Event Since Last Year’s Super Bowl

By Brad Pareso 

The Kansas City Chiefs’ 42-36 overtime win against the Buffalo Bills averaged 42.7 million viewers on Sunday, ViacomCBS reported. The network said the contest peaked with 51.6 million viewers. (CNBC)

According to Fox Sports, Saturday’s prime-time thriller between the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers drew an average of 36.9 million viewers. That makes it the most-watched television show on a Saturday night since the 1994 Winter Olympics, which featured the drama surrounding American figure skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. (USA Today)

This past weekend’s four divisional games averaged 37 million viewers at any given time. That’s 20 percent higher than the audience size for the equivalent games last year. (CNN Business)