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[12/04/12 - 01:07 PM]
"SEC on CBS" Scores Highest Rating of Any College Football Television Package for Fourth Consecutive Year
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[via press release from CBS]

"SEC ON CBS" SCORES HIGHEST RATING OF ANY COLLEGE FOOTBALL TELEVISION PACKAGE FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

COVERAGE OF 2012 SEC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME DELIVERS HIGHEST-RATED AND MOST-WATCHED COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAME OF 2012 REGULAR-SEASON

CBS Sports' national coverage of the SEC ON CBS for the 2012 season is the highest-rated regular-season college football package on any network for the fourth consecutive season, averaging a preliminary national household rating/share of 3.9/9.

The SEC ON CBS season average of a 3.9/9 topped second place ABC's season average of 3.2/7 for college football.

CBS Sports' coverage of the SEC ON CBS was highlighted by three of the top five highest-rated and most-watched college football telecasts of the 2012 season:

#1 - No. 2-ranked Alabama beating No. 3-ranked Georgia (9.8/20; 16.2 million viewers; 12/1/12)

#3 - No. 1-ranked Alabama beating No. 5-ranked LSU (6.8/12; 11.4 million viewers; 11/3/12)

#4 - No. 15-ranked Texas A&M beating No. 1-ranked Alabama (6.1/13; 9.6 million viewers; 11/10/12).

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CBS Sports' national coverage of the SEC Championship game on Saturday, Dec, 1 (4:00-8:00 PM, ET), which saw Alabama defeat Georgia, 32-28, delivered a 9.8/20 preliminary national average household rating/share, up 34% from last year (7.3/15; LSU-Georgia).

The 9.8/20 for Alabama-Georgia is the highest rating for a college football game during the 2012 regular season (Notre Dame at USC � 9.4/16; 11/24/12; ABC).

The 2012 SEC Championship averaged 16.2 million viewers, also making it the most-watched college football game of the 2012 regular-season (Notre Dame at USC; 16.1 million; 11/24/12; ABC).

The Alabama-Georgia game rating peaked at 12.6/23 and 21.8 million viewers from 7:30-8:00 PM, ET.





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