Total Viewership of 14.1 Million Across TV and Digital –
Up +13% vs. 2018 Week 8 'Thursday Night Football' Matchup
Average Minute Audience on All Digital Platforms, Including Amazon, Up +67% vs. 2018 Week 8 'Thursday Night Football'
Last night's Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum game featuring the Minnesota Vikings' 19-9 win over the Washington Redskins was seen by an average audience of 14.1 million across all platforms, including FOX, NFL Network, FOX Deportes, NFL digital, FOX Sports digital, Amazon Prime Video, Twitch and Yahoo Sports.
The 14.1 million viewers for Redskins-Vikings across all platforms is up +13% versus last year's Week 8 Thursday Night Football matchup between the Miami Dolphins and Houston Texans (12.5 million).
Season-to-date, the Thursday Night Football tri-cast is averaging 16.0 million viewers – up +20% versus the comparable point last season (13.3 million).
Redskins-Vikings averaged an 8.3 HH rating and 13.5 million viewers on Nielsen-measured channels – up +10% and +12% versus last year's Dolphins-Texans matchup respectively (7.5 HH rating and 12.1 million viewers).
Digital streaming across Amazon Prime Video, Twitch, NFL digital, FOX Sports digital and Yahoo Sports platforms produced an average minute audience of 910K – up +67% versus last year's Week 8 Thursday Night Football matchup (544K).
Amazon Prime Video and Twitch reached a total of 2.3 million combined viewers worldwide for the FOX NFL Thursday pregame show and the Redskins-Vikings game. For the Redskins-Vikings game alone, 2.0 million worldwide viewers initiated a stream on Prime Video or Twitch. The average worldwide audience watching the Thursday Night Football game for at least 30 seconds on Prime Video or Twitch was 571K.
The 2019 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum season continueswhen the San Francisco 49ers travel to face the Arizona Cardinals in an NFC West divisional matchup. Coverage from Arizona begins at on NFL Network with TNF First Look, followed by NFL GameDay Kickoff at . At on FOX, FOX NFL Thursday airs from New York City leading up to kickoff.