Overnight Household Rating for Georgia vs. Florida Up 21% Over Last Year's Game

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October 28th, 2012

via press release:



…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

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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.

  • David

    Next week Alabama will lose!

  • TheEmulator23

    WE all had a feeling it was going to be a good game, & it was! Twitter helped get a lot of people to flip the channel when they heard upset.

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