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ABC led all college football telecasts this weekend with a 5.8 overnight Nielsen rating for regional coverage in its "Saturday Night Football" slot, which featured Baylor's upset of Oklahoma and USC's upset of Oregon. ESPN's Nebraska-Michigan earned a 2.9 overnight in the 12:00pm ET window on Saturday, marking the highest-rated college game on cable for the weekend. Listed below are overnight Nielsen ratings for sports telecasts on broadcast TV over the weekend (Austin Karp, THE DAILY).
TELECASTDATENETTIME (ET)RAT. "College Football Countdown"11/19ABC3:00-3:30pm1.0 NCAA Football: (regional)11/19ABC3:30-7:00pm4.2 NCAA Football: (regional)11/19ABC8:00pm-12:00am5.8 Epic Poker: Eight-Max Main Event11/19CBS2:00-3:00pm0.5 "College Football Today"11/19CBS3:00-3:30pm0.6 NCAA: Mississippi State-Arkansas11/19CBS3:30-7:00pm1.6 Golf: Presidents Cup: Day Three (taped)11/19NBC8:00am-4:00pm1.1 NCAA Football: Boston College-Notre Dame11/19NBC4:00-7:45pm1.8 "The NFL Today"11/20CBS12:00-1:00pm2.3 "NFL on CBS": (regional)11/20CBS1:00-4:15pm8.4 "NFL on CBS": Chargers-Bears (79%)11/20CBS4:15-7:30pm14.2 "Fox NFL Sunday"11/20Fox12:00-1:00pm3.1 "NFL on Fox": (single)11/20Fox1:00-4:15pm12.7 EPL: Chelsea-Liverpool (taped)11/20Fox5:00-6:00pm1.5 Golf: Presidents Cup: Day Four (taped)11/20NBC12:00-6:00pm1.1 "Football Night In America"11/20NBC7:30-8:15pm5.9 "Sunday Night Football": Eagles-Giants11/20NBC8:30-11:30pm14.0