Bills-Cowboys Thanksgiving Ratings Were Enormous

Ryan Glasspiegel
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One would expect yesterday's Thanksgiving extravaganza between the Bills and Cowboys to have rated well. Thanksgiving viewership is always high, and the Cowboys are the NFL's biggest draw by a significant margin. Nonetheless, the numbers released by CBS are quite high:

To put into context how many viewers this is is, it would have ranked as the 5th highest total of any TV program in 2018; last year on Thanksgiving, the Cowboys had 30.5 million viewers for their game against the Skins.

It's fascinating to think about how high this number could/would have gotten if the game had been closer late.

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