Byron Allen’s Stations Renew Affiliation Deals With CBS

Byron Allen’s Allen Media Broadcasting unit said it closed a new multiyear deal with Paramount Global’s CBS renewing the CBS affiliations at five TV stations. The stations involved in the deal are KIMT Rochester, Minnesota; KHSL Chico, California; KHSL Terre Haute, Indiana; WLFI West Lafayette, Indiana and WEVV Evansville, Indiana

NFL Regular-Season Games See 7% Increase In Viewers

The league’s seminal prime-time package” Monday Night Football” had its best season since 2000, averaging 17.36 million viewers across ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC, a whopping 29% increase. CBS averaged 19.35 million, its most-watched regular season since it returned to the network in 1998, and an increase of 5% over 2022. NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” package had a 21.4 million average, its best viewership since 2015, and an 8% increase over last year.