"SEC ON CBS" COVERAGE OF EPIC IRON BOWL EARNS EPIC RATING, UP 291%
Game Earns Overnight HH Rating/Share of 8.6/18 in Metered Markets
CBS Sports' SEC ON CBS coverage of the epic Iron Bowl with No. 4-Auburn upsetting No. 1-Alabama, 34-28, on Saturday, Nov. 30, earned an overnight household rating/share of 8.6/18, up 291% from last year's 2.2/5 (Alabama over Auburn) in the metered markets.
The 8.6/18 is the second highest-rated college football game of the season in the metered markets trailing only the 9.0/21 for CBS Sports' broadcast of No. 1-Alabama vs. No. 6 Texas A&M (9/14/13).
Overall, SEC ON CBS has the Top Three rated college football games of the season (#3; 6.9/13; No. 13-LSU vs. No. 1 Alabama, 11/9/13)
The rating/share peaked at 11.8/23 between 7:00-7:30 PM, ET.
The Top 5 Rated Markets:
1. Birmingham - 57.3/82
2. Knoxville - 20.2/33
3. Columbus - 20.1/38
4. Nashville - 19.1/34
5. New Orleans - 17.3/29