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NFL, college football continue TV ratings dominance with upsets and thrillers: Sports on TV

The NFL is back and shows zero sign of loosening its grip on US television viewership. Pittsburgh’s wild overtime victory over defending AFC champion Cincinnati — featuring a five-turnover performance from Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow — led CBS’ Week 1 NFL early window that averaged 17.38 million viewers on Sunday. That’s the network’s most-watched Week …

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