NEW YORK – FOX Sports’ THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT PLATINUM coverage concludes as the No. 1 weeknight show in television and No. 2 in primetime overall. Across FOX and NFL Network, THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL delivered an average audience of 14,890,000, ranking as the best overall performance since 2016.
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL has grown by +6% since the network acquired the package in 2018.
Led by a slate of competitive matchups, a loaded roster of NFL MVPs and each of the last six No. 1 overall draft picks, THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on FOX is up +4% from last season.
Top Performing Games (2019):
- 12/05: Dallas Cowboys-Chicago Bears (18,226,000)
- 09/26: Philadelphia Eagles-Green Bay Packers (17,905,000)
- 10/10: New York Giants-New England Patriots (16,264,000)
- 11/14: Pittsburgh Steelers-Cleveland Browns (15,580,000)
- 10/03: Los Angeles Rams-Seattle Seahawks (14,407,000)
On FOX Deportes, THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL saw a +32% increase in average viewership compared to last year.
The 2019 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL season delivered an average audience of 15.4 million viewers, including FOX, NFL Network, FOX Deportes, NFL digital, FOX Sports digital, Amazon Prime Video, Twitch and Yahoo Sports – up +4% versus the 2018 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL season average.
NFL on FOX concludes the 2019 season 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 arm of the FOX Network as well as 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 businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.