AMERICA’S GAME OF THE WEEK Reigns as No. 1 Show in all of Television for 11th Consecutive Year
FOX NFL SUNDAY and FOX NFL KICKOFF Flex Record Growth
NEW YORK – FOX Sports concludes the 2019 NFL regular season on top with its best viewership in three years. AMERICA’S GAME OF THE WEEK and pregame studio shows FOX NFL SUNDAY and FOX NFL KICKOFF deliver new ratings records.
For the complete 2019 regular season, FOX NFL recorded an average audience of 19,236,000 viewers, resulting in a +7% increase versus 2018 (18,033,000) and the best overall performance since 2016. Additionally, AMERICA’S GAME OF THE WEEK averaged 24,356,000 viewers to continue its dominance as the No. 1 show in all of television for the 11th consecutive season and its 19th year in a row as the No. 1-rated NFL window. The series is up +10% compared to last year’s average of 22,123,000 viewers. FOX’s regional window delivered an average audience of 14,204,000 viewers, up +4% from last season (13,652,000).
Throughout the regular season, the network continued to produce uncontested studio coverage. With an average audience of 5,002,000, FOX NFL SUNDAY saw a viewership increase of +6% compared to last year (4,719,000 viewers) to rank as the No. 1 NFL pregame show in its time slot and marking the show’s best performance in four years. FOX NFL KICKOFF delivered its best season ever with 1,349,000 viewers, up +3% from last season (1,309,000 viewers).
Across digital platforms, NFL on FOX had its best regular season ever, with the streaming audience growing +57% over last year, and the top-performing game (Cowboys-Patriots) drawing 564,000 viewers.
FOX Sports’ upcoming coverage of the NFL Playoffs culminates with Super Bowl LIV, live from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Fla., on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020.
About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network, a licensing and commercial relationship with The Stars Group that created the FOX Bet sports betting platform and the FOX Sports Super 6 free-to-play game, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.