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SBD/October 15, 2012/Research and RatingsPrint All
NBC earned a 3.9 overnight Nielsen rating for Notre Dame’s OT win over Stanford in the 3:30pm ET window on Saturday, tops among all college football telecasts this weekend. Ranking second was ESPN with a 3.7 overnight for Saturday night’s South Carolina-LSU matchup. ABC also earned a 3.5 overnight for the Oklahoma-Texas matchup in the 12:00pm window. CBS’ declining SEC football numbers continued as Alabama-Missouri earned a 2.2 overnight in the 3:30pm window, down 21% from the comparable LSU-Tennessee last year. Saturday night’s slate of sports telecasts also featured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 on ABC. That race earned a 3.0 overnight, flat compared to last year.
The charts below list overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports telecasts on broadcast TV.
TELECASTDATENETTIME (ET)RAT. NCAA Football: Texas-Oklahoma10/12ABC12:00-3:30pm3.5 NCAA Football: (regional)10/12ABC3:30-7:00pm3.0 NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bank of America 500 (Charlotte)10/12ABC7:00-10:30pm3.0 "College Football Uncut -- Auburn"10/12CBS2:00-2:30pm0.4 "College Football Uncut -- South Carolina"10/12CBS2:30-3:00pm0.4 "College Football Today"10/12CBS3:00-3:30pm0.6 NCAA Football: Alabama-Missouri10/12CBS3:30-7:00pm2.2 "Fox College Saturday"10/12Fox2:30-3:00pm0.5 NCAA Football: Utah-UCLA10/12Fox3:00-6:30pm0.8 NCAA Football: USC-Washington10/12Fox7:00-10:30pm1.8 "Sports Illustrated" (taped)10/12NBC1:30-2:30pm0.4 "Onward Notre Dame:
South Bend to Soldier Field" (taped)10/12NBC2:30-3:30pm0.7
NCAA Football: Stanford-Notre Dame10/12NBC3:30-7:00pm3.9 "The NFL Today"10/13CBS12:00-1:00pm2.3 "NFL on CBS": (single)10/13CBS1:00-4:05pm11.5 "Fox NFL Sunday"10/13Fox12:00-1:00pm3.3 "NFL on Fox": (regional)10/13Fox1:00-4:15pm11.5 "NFL on Fox": Giants-49ers (77%)10/13Fox4:15-7:30pm16.1 NLCS: Cardinals-Giants: Game 110/13Fox8:00-11:30pm4.7 World of Adventure Sports (taped)10/13NBC2:30-3:30pm0.3 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions (taped)10/13NBC3:30-4:30pm0.6 PBR: Cooper Tires Invitational (taped)10/13NBC4:30-6:00pm0.7 "Football Night in America"10/13NBC7:30-8:15pm4.2 "Sunday Night Football": Packers-Texans10/13NBC8:30-11:30pm12.6