We have the official selections for the SEC on CBS for this Saturday, November 3. Earlier, CBS chose Alabama-LSU in primetime to be called by Uncle Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson with Tracy Wolfson on the sidelines. The game will air at 8 p.m.
Earlier in the day, CBS has chosen Mississippi at Georgia for 3:30 p.m. this Saturday. And SEC on CBS host Tim Brando will call the game. CBS also taps Turner’s Marty Snider to be on the sidelines.
Here’s the preview.
THIS JUST IN…
…from CBS Sports
CBS Sports has announced its afternoon SEC ON CBS football game for Saturday, Nov. 3 (3:30-7:00 PM, ET) will feature *No. 10-ranked Georgia taking on Ole Miss. Tim Brando, Steve Beuerlein and reporter Marty Snider will call the action from Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga.
Following Georgia-Ole Miss, CBS Sports will broadcast *No. 1-ranked Alabama vs. *No. 6-ranked LSU in prime time at 8:00 PM, ET. Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson along with reporter Tracy Wolfson announce from Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La.
* BCS Rankings as of 10/21/12
And CBS notes Sunday’s annual Florida-Georgia World’s Largest Cocktail Party game received a good overnight rating, up 21% from last year’s game, plus almost equaling the highest overnight for this season.
CBS Sports’ coverage of the SEC ON CBS on Saturday, Oct. 27, which saw No. 10 Georgia defeat No. 2 Florida, earned an average overnight household rating/share of 4.7/10, up 21% from last year’s 3.9/9 (Georgia-Florida). Yesterday’s 4.7/10 tied with a 4.7/11 as CBS Sports’ highest rating-to-date in the 2012 college football season (No. 4 LSU-No. 10 Florida; 10/06/12). The 4.7/10 in 2012 also was the highest rating for Georgia-Florida on CBS since a 4.8/11 on October 31, 2009.