Just received this from CBS. Yesterday’s Alabama loss to Texas A&M brought in the viewers for the SEC on CBS. The game received a 6.6 overnight rating with a 14 share, up a whopping 136% from last year’s game.
The rating only trails Alabama-LSU for the highest-rated college football game of the season. Last night’s rating peaked at 9.8/19.
Here’s the blurb from CBS Sports.
CBS Sports’ coverage of the SEC ON CBS on Saturday, Nov. 10, which saw No. 1-ranked Alabama upset by No. 15-ranked Texas A&M, 29-24, earned an average overnight household rating/share of 6.6/14, up 136% from last season’s 2.8/6 (No. 20 Auburn- No. 15 Georgia). The game was the second highest-rated on any network-to-date in the metered markets for a college football game in the 2012 season, trailing only CBS’s primetime game between No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 5 LSU (7.0/13; 11/3/12).
Last night’s game rating peaked at 9.8/19 (7:00-7:15 PM, ET),
The NFL Today quotage is next.