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01-16-2011, 07:58 PM

Ravens-Steelers scores best divisional rating since '96
CBSSports.com wire reports
Jan. 16, 2011

NEW YORK -- The Steelers' last-minute victory over the rival Baltimore Ravens drew the highest preliminary television rating for a divisional playoff game in 15 years.

Pittsburgh's 31-24 win Saturday afternoon on CBS earned a 20.9 overnight rating and 39 share. The network said Sunday it was the best rating for this round since Green Bay-San Francisco in January 1996.

Ratings represent the percentage of all homes with televisions tuned into a program. Shares represent the percentage of all homes with TVs in use at the time. Overnight ratings measure the country's largest markets.
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01-16-2011, 08:00 PM
The Greatest Rivalry today deserves a huge audience.

Atlanta Dan
01-16-2011, 08:03 PM
Pats and the New York media market probably drew an even bigger rating today for Pat-Jets - the NFL rules the ratings roost

NFL must be thrilled that a New York team and a team with a nationwide following such as the Steelers will be playing in prime time next Sunday evening

01-16-2011, 08:04 PM
the Jets-Pats game will definitely beat it.. but still cool.

Fire Arians
01-16-2011, 08:05 PM
steelers-ravens was without a doubt the best game this weekend. any football fan would have enjoyed watching it, even if you're a steeler hater