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Situational awareness: The two NFL conference championship games this past weekend, both of which ran overtime, drew massive viewership.
- Fox says Sunday's Rams-Saints NFC matchup drew over 45 million viewers, making it Fox's most-watched broadcast since Super Bowl LI in 2017.
- CBS says its primetime coverage of the Patriots-Chiefs AFC matchup averaged 53.9 million viewers, making it the most-watched AFC Championship Game in 42 years.
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