This from ESPN. We have this blurb on the ratings for college football in Week 11. While CBS garnered the win over all games on Saturday with the Texas A&M upset of Alabama, games on ABC and ESPN finished 2-4 including Notre Dame at Boston College on broadcast television in primetime.
ESPN’s airing of Oregon-Cal was its highest-rated game of the week and ABC’s late afternoon window on Saturday featuring regional action also garnered a high audience.
ABC Wins Saturday Night; ESPN & ABC Garner Three of Four Most-Viewed College Football Games This Week
ABC and ESPN televised three of the four highest-rated and most-viewed college football games on Saturday, Nov. 10. ABC was the most-watched network of the night on Saturday with its Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows 8 broadcast of Notre Dame defeating Boston College 21-6. The matchup averaged a 3.6 rating, 5,755,000 viewers and 4,132,000 households, garnering the second largest audience of the week for a college football game. The top five metered markets for the telecast: Indianapolis (11.8 rating), Columbus (7.5 rating), Oklahoma City (7.2 rating), Cincinnati (6.6 rating) and Richmond (6.4 rating).
ESPN’s Saturday night telecast of Oregon beating California 59-17 averaged a 2.3 rating, 3,657,000 viewers and 2,652,000 viewers, making it the network’s highest-rated and most-viewed game of the week. The top five metered markets for the telecast: Portland (16.6 rating), New Orleans (6.7 rating), Birmingham (6.5 rating), Las Vegas (5.3 rating) and Memphis (4.3 rating).
ABC’s Saturday afternoon split national coverage – Penn State at Nebraska and West Virginia at Oklahoma State – averaged Saturday’s third largest audience across ESPN outlets with a 2.2 rating, 3,477,000 viewers and 2,544,000 households.
That will do it.