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Audience Analysis: SEC Football On CBS Down 30%, But More Alabama Games Coming

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 17

CBS is averaging 3.71 million viewers for its SEC football package through Week 7 of the ’17 season, down 30% from 5.31 million viewers through Week 7 last season. CBS has only carried one Alabama game this season to date (the net has Alabama-Tennessee on Saturday), whereas it had two Alabama ...

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