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Overnight Ratings: ABC's Clemson-FSU Leads CFB Week 9; Florida-Georgia Down 21%

ABC led all college football telecasts in Week 9 with a 3.6 overnight rating for Clemson-Florida State on Saturday night. That figure was down from a 3.9 overnight for Notre Dame-Temple in the same window on Halloween weekend last year. ESPN drew the cable net's second-best CFB overnight of the season with Michigan-Michigan State in the 12:00pm ET window (3.1 overnight). The net also drew a 2.5 overnight for Northwestern-Ohio State in the 3:30pm window, which marks the cable net's fourth-best CFB overnight this season to date. The Florida-Georgia game on CBS in the 3:30pm window drew a 2.7 overnight, down 21% compared to the same game last year.

The chart below lists overnight ratings from weekend sports telecasts on broadcast TV. Several NBC figures from Sunday were unavailable at presstime.

TELECAST
DATE
NET
TIME (ET)
RATING
World Series: Indians-Cubs: Game 3
10/28
Fox
8:00-11:30pm
12.4
College football: (regional)*
10/29
ABC
12:00-3:30pm
2.1
College football: Baylor-Texas
10/29
ABC
3:30-7:00pm
2.4
College football: Clemson-FSU
10/29
ABC
8:00-11:30pm
3.6
"Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series"
10/29
CBS
1:30-2:30pm
0.4
"College Football Special"
10/29
CBS
2:30-3:00pm
0.5
College football: Florida-Georgia
10/29
CBS
3:30-7:00pm
2.7
College football: West Virginia-Oklahoma State
10/29
Fox
12:00-3:30pm
1.4
Supercross: "Monster Energy Cup"
10/29
Fox
3:30-5:00pm
0.6
World Series: Indians-Cubs: Game 4
10/29
Fox
8:00-11:30pm
10.5
EPL: Crystal Palace-Liverpool
10/29
NBC
12:30-2:30pm
0.6
College Football: Miami-Notre Dame
10/29
NBC
3:45-7:30pm
1.6
"World of X Games: WSL Surfing"
10/30
ABC
3:00-4:00pm
0.4
"Stihl Timbersports Series"
10/30
ABC
4:00-5:00pm
0.8
"The NFL Today"
10/30
CBS
12:00-1:03pm
1.9
NFL: (singleheader)
10/30
CBS
1:03-4:25pm
10.3
"Golf's Best of 2016"
10/30
CBS
5:00-6:00pm
4.0
"Fox NFL Sunday"
10/30
Fox
9:00-9:30pm
1.7
NFL: Redskins-Bengals (London)
10/30
Fox
9:30am-1:30pm
6.8
NFL: (regional)
10/30
Fox
1:03-4:15pm
9.0
NFL nat'l window: Packers-Falcons (98%)
10/30
Fox
4:25-7:40pm
14.7
World Series: Indians-Cubs: Game 5
10/30
Fox
8:00-11:30pm
15.3
"SNF": Eagles-Cowboys
10/30
NBC
8:30-11:30pm
11.6
 

NOTE: * = Featured Louisville-Virginia and Penn State-Purdue.