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Overnight Ratings: CBS Leads Week 8 College Football With A&M-Alabama; ABC Primetime Up

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CBS earned a 5.4 overnight rating Saturday afternoon for No. 1 Alabama’s 33-14 win over sixth-ranked Texas A&M in the 3:30pm ET window, the highest-rated college football game of the weekend. The rating is up 29% from a 4.2 overnight for the comparable Tennessee-Alabama matchup in ’1...

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