Bears-Cowboys game pulls in 18.8 million viewers

The game from Soldier Field bettered this season’s NFL Thursday night average of 15.7 million viewers.

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Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky hugs Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after the Bears beat the Cowboys 31-24 at Soldier Field on  Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019.

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky hugs Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after the Bears beat the Cowboys 31-24 at Soldier Field on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019.

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Thursday night’s Bears-Cowboys game drew 18.8 million viewers, according to a statement from the NFL. That is a 69 percent increase over last season’s Week 14 game between the Jaguars and Titans and was the most-watched Thursday night game this season.

That viewership number includes all platforms that featured the game: Fox, NFL Network, Fox Deportes, NFL digital, Fox Sports digital, Amazon Prime Video, Twitch and Yahoo Sports.

The Thursday Night Football broadcast is averaging 15.7 million viewers so far this season, according to the NFL.

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