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Thurman vs. Porter: Overnight Ratings Success


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Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, Presented by Premier Boxing Champions; 9p – 11:30p Overnight Ratings

Thurman vs Porter

– The main event of Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter, WBA Welterweight World Championship, began with a 2.0 rating and grew to a 2.6 in final half hour.

– Ratings increased each half-hour from 9p –11: 30p showing growth throughout both broadcast bouts.

– Overall, the 2 ½ hour broadcast earned 1.8 overnight rating which is 80-percent higher than Algeri vs. Spence broadcast (April 2016).

– Complete viewership isn’t available at this time, but Saturday’s boxing event on CBS is likely to be the most watched boxing broadcast of 2016.

REPLAY: The broadcast will be available for replay on various platforms in the coming days. Stay tuned for more information including distribution outlets and availability.

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All photos by Esther Lin/Showtime


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