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ABC earned a 3.1 overnight rating for Saturday night’s Notre Dame-Purdue matchup, down slightly from a 3.2 overnight for the comparable Notre Dame-Michigan State game last year. The net also earned a 2.2 overnight for Tennessee-Oregon in the 3:30pm ET window, which went up against CBS’ Alabama-Texas A&M. ESPN’s top college football rating for the weekend was a 1.7 overnight for Wisconsin-Arizona State in the late night window. ESPN/ESPN2 earned a 1.6 overnight for a rain-delayed Geico 400 from Chicagoland Speedway -- the first race in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup. The race aired from 3:15-6:00pm on ESPN and then from 10:00-pm-1:15am on ESPN2.
The chart below lists overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports telecasts on broadcast TV.
TELECASTDATENETTIME (ET)RATING College Football: UCLA-Nebraska9/13ABC12:00-3:30pm2.7 College Football: Tennessee-Oregon9/13ABC3:30-6:45pm2.2 College Football: Notre Dame-Purdue9/13ABC8:00-11:45pm3.1 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing9/13CBS1:30-2:30pm0.3 "College Football Special"9/13CBS2:30-3:00pm0.7 "College Football Today"9/13CBS3:00-3:30pm2.1 College Football: Alabama-Texas A&M9/13CBS3:30-6:00pm9.0 MLB: (regional)9/13Fox12:30-4:00pm1.6 College Football: Ohio State-Cal9/13Fox7:30-10:15pm2.4 EPL: Everton-Chelsea9/13NBC12:30-3:00pm0.7 PGA Tour: BMW Championship: Third Round9/13NBC3:00-6:00pm1.7 "The NFL Today"9/14CBS12:00-1:00pm2.6 "NFL on CBS": (regional)9/14CBS1:00-4:15pm10.7 "NFL on CBS": Broncos-Giants (89%)9/14CBS4:15-7:30pm17.8 "Fox NFL Sunday"9/14Fox12:00-1:00pm3.5 "NFL on Fox": (single)9/14Fox1:00-4:05pm12.8 "Fox Sports 1 on 1: Adrian Peterson"9/14Fox4:30-5:30pm2.0 LPGA: Evian Championship: Final Round9/14NBC12:00-1:30pm0.8 PGA Tour: BMW Championship: Final Round*9/14NBC1:30-6:00pm0.9 "Football Night in America"9/14NBC7:30-8:15pm4.8 "Sunday Night Football": 49ers-Seahawks**9/14NBC8:30pm-12:30am13.6
NOTES: * = Final round concluded on Monday on Golf Channel due to weather delays. ** = Game had a one-hour weather delay during first quarter. Air times were 8:30-9:00pm and 10:00-12:15am ET