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12.06.2016

EIGHT STRAIGHT!

SEC ON CBS SCORES AS HIGHEST-RATED COLLEGE FOOTBALL PACKAGE FOR EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE SEASON

                                                                                                                                                                                                    

         For the eighth consecutive year the SEC ON CBS, featuring the best game from the best conference, is the highest-rated regular season college football package on any network.  CBS Sports’ national coverage of SEC football averaged a national household rating/share of 3.4/8, according to Nielsen national ratings, topping all other networks.

The 2016 SEC ON CBS season averaged more viewers than any college football network package with an average of 5.7 million viewers.

The 17-game SEC ON CBS slate delivered four of the Top 10 most-watched games of the regular-season, including the SEC Championship on December 3, the highest-rated and most-watched Conference Championship game, averaging 11.1 million viewers and a 6.6/15 HH rating/share.

Rating Data is Most Current (Live +7 and Live +SD most recent two weeks)

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Media Contact:   

Dan Sabreen, 212-975-5936, dsabreen@cbs.com