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Overnight Ratings: ABC's Clemson-Notre Dame Tops Weekend College Football Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 05 / 15

ABC led all Week 5 college football overnight ratings with a 4.8 for Clemson’s win over Notre Dame on Saturday night, marking the third-best CFB overnight this season among all nets and up 71% compared to ABC’s Notre Dame-Syracuse matchup in Week 5 last year. ESPN’s “College...

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