The Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs recently faced off in a thrilling NFL game, and it turns out that a whole lot of people were watching. In fact, this matchup became the most-watched NFL Network International game ever recorded!
A whopping 9.6 million people tuned in to watch this exciting game, and that number includes both TV and digital viewers. This is a big deal because it shows just how much people around the world love American football.
What’s even more impressive is that this viewership number is a whopping 66% higher than last year’s Week 10 game in Munich, which featured the Seattle Seahawks and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That game had 5.8 million viewers, which is still a lot, but it’s clear that this year’s Dolphins-Chiefs matchup stole the show.
So, why did so many people tune in to watch this game? Well, it could be because the International games on NFL Network have been doing really well this season. On average, the three International games this year have been watched by 6.5 million people, which is a 20% increase compared to last year’s three-game average of 5.4 million viewers. It seems like football fever is spreading worldwide!
But it’s not just traditional TV viewership that’s making headlines. Digital streaming on platforms like NFL+ and NFL’s digital platforms also saw a massive audience. The average minute audience (AMA) for this game was 465,000 viewers, setting a new record for International games. This number is also an incredible 80% higher than last year’s game in Munich, which had an AMA of 259,000 viewers. People are clearly loving the convenience of streaming the games online.
Overall, it’s safe to say that American football is gaining popularity all around the globe. The excitement of the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs battling it out in Frankfurt captured the hearts of millions, and it’s clear that the International games are becoming a big hit.
If you’re a fan of football and want to catch more action, don’t miss the last International game of the season on Sunday, November 12th. It features the Indianapolis Colts facing off against the New England Patriots, and you can watch it exclusively on NFL Network or stream it on NFL+. So, mark your calendars, football fans!