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12.08.2019

CBS SPORTS’ COLLEGE FOOTBALL VIEWERSHIP IS NETWORK’S BEST IN 29 YEARS

SEC ON CBS” SCORES AS HIGHEST-RATED COLLEGE FOOTBALL PACKAGE FOR 11TH CONSECUTIVE SEASON, UP +24%

CBS HAS TWO MOST-WATCHED AND HIGHEST-RATED GAMES OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON INCLUDING YESTERDAY’S SEC CHAMPIONSHIP

CBS Sports is averaging 7.103 million viewers season-to-date for its college football coverage, the Network’s best college football viewership in 29 years (since 1990).

For the 11th 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’ coverage of the 2019 SEC ON CBS season averaged a household rating/share of 4.2/11, according to Nielsen national ratings, topping all other networks and up +24% vs. last year.

The SEC ON CBS has the two most-watched and highest-rated games of the season on any network with LSU-Alabama (9.7/24 HH rating/share, 16.729 million viewers; Nov. 9) and yesterday’s SEC Championship between LSU and Georgia (7.9/20 HH rating/share and 13.703 million viewers) despite the lopsided score in the game.

Yesterday’s SEC Championship viewership peaked from 6:45-7:00 PM, ET with 15.772 million viewers.

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CBS Sports Contact:   

Randall Liu, 212-975-5936, randall.liu@cbs.com

 

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Randall Liu
212-975-5936
randall.liu@cbs.com