CBS wins with viewers thanks to football and regular series

January 12, 2016 9:13 PM

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CBS was back to its old ways last week, winning decisively in viewership and seizing the lion's share of the week's most-watched shows, according to the Nielsen company. Led by its coverage of the AFC Wildcard Playoff game between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, seen by more than 31 million viewers, CBS placed another dozen prime-time shows in the Top 20.

Besides that top-ranked game and the "pre-kick" broadcast that preceded it (which placed third), the rest of CBS' winners were regular-series comedies and dramas.

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