News of Note—CBS Sports, NBC News, the NFL, Sinclair and Snapchat

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> CBS Sports’ coverage of the New England-Kansas City AFC Championship Game on Sunday, Jan. 20, earned a 31.2/48 average overnight household rating/share in the metered markets, which the NFL said was the highest-rated late-window Conference Championship Game in seven years. Release

> In 2018, “Stay Tuned” averaged between 25 million and 35 million unique viewers per month on Snapchat, according to data NBC News received from Snap. Digiday article

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> Sinclair announced that Todd Ricke has been promoted to General Manager of WTVC (ABC, FOX) in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Release

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