ATHENS – Georgia's football is still one of the hottest products on television, and the CBS rating from last Saturday's…
ATHENS – Georgia’s football is still one of the hottest products on television, and the CBS rating from last Saturday’s SEC Championship Game restores it.
Bulldogs Instant Classic against Alabama was the most watched and highest ranked regular season game on any network in the last seven years, per CBS edition.
The game attracted a 10.1 / 23 rating with 17,500,000 viewers, ranked the second most regarded SEC Championship game 26 years since the game’s Origin 1992.
Atlanta was Market No. 2, followed only Birmingham, Ala., With a 33.9 score and 57 share.
That means that 57 percent of the Atlanta market watched television during the game and of those televisions hit on 33.9 percent, Georgia’s football match tipped in a pulse-pounding 35-28 loss.
Bulldogs outgained Alabama 453 yards to 403 and forced two tidal transformations while they did not commit themselves. [1
9659006] Georgia Quarter Rback Jake Fromm was 25-of-39 passing for 301 yards with 3 touchdowns and no interceptions, Heisman Trophy’s favorite Tua Tagovailoa favorite, 10 out of 25 passes for 164 meters with a touchdown and two interceptions.
But in a script, it’s better for a Walt Disney movie. Backup Jalen Hurts came from the bench to rally Alabama 28-21 down to victory.
Here were the five largest markets for the SEC Championship Game, per CBS:
1. Birmingham 56.7 rating, 74 share
2. Atlanta 33.9 ratings, 57 share
3. Greenville-Spartanburg 25.2 rating, 39 share
4. Jacksonville 24.5 rating, 39 share
5. Knoxville 23.0 rating, 36 share
CBS reports that its current coverage of SEC Championship Game ran record show for a SEC game on the network, with unique viewers up 71 percent, totaling up 67 percent and the time spent on-site up 59 percent .
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Georgia’s LSU loss was another classification Giant earlier this season, including today’s most watched game.
Atlanta was No. 3 in the nation that day (17.2 / 37), followed only New Orleans (25.2 / 42) and Birmingham (22.9 / 35). Knoxville, TN., Var Market No. 4 (13.8 / 24) followed by Jacksonville (13.6 / 23).
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