Alabama-LSU ratings beating a lot of Monday Night Football games this season
When all said and done, Alabama-LSU will have been one of the most-watched football games in America this season.
With nearly 10.4 million viewers tuning in to the high intensity, 10-0 defensive struggle in Death Valley Saturday night, the game saw better numbers than four different Monday Night Football games to this point:
Alabama-LSU CBS: 10.385M
Nebraska-Ohio State ABC: 4.969M
Florida-Arkansa CBS: 4.261M
ABC 3:30p window:2.595M
Notre-Dame-Navy CBS: 2.42M
— Sports TV Ratings (@SportsTVRatings) November 8, 2016
Big statement here…. https://t.co/gml4sSKYf3
— Chuck Dunlap (@SEC_Chuck) November 8, 2016
While the high ratings show that college football is continuing its upward trend in terms of growing viewership, the NFL’s ratings decline shows the league has a real issue on its hands moving forward.