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Ohio State at Oklahoma on Fox Tops Saturday Ratings

Three Broadcast Networks Offer College Football

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Saturday, September 17 broken out by network and by each half-hour.

-Total Viewers:
Fox: 5.21 million, NBC: 4.80, CBS: 3.67, ABC: 2.19

-Adults 18-49:
Fox: 1.7 rating/7 share, NBC: 1.4/ 6, ABC and CBS: 0.7/ 3 each

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – College Football: USC at Stanford
Viewers: 2.99 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles (R)
Viewers: 3.32 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#4)

NBC – College Football: Michigan State at Notre Dame
Viewers: 5.71 million (#1), A18-49: 1.6/ 7 (#1)

Fox – College Football: Ohio State at Oklahoma
Viewers: 2.54 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – College Football: USC at Stanford
Viewers: 2.34 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles (R)
Viewers: 3.36 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

NBC – College Football: Michigan State at Notre Dame
Viewers: 5.79 million (#1), A18-49: 1.7/ 7 (#1)

Fox – Ohio State at Oklahoma
Viewers: 3.15 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#2)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – College Football: USC at Stanford
Viewers: 2.27 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3t)

CBS – 48 Hours (R)
Viewers: 3.21 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3t)

NBC – College Football: Michigan State at Notre Dame
Viewers: 4.37 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#2)

Fox – College Football: Ohio State at Oklahoma
Viewers: 6.04 million (#1), A18-49: 1.9/ 8 (#1)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – College Football: USC at Stanford
Viewers: 1.84 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CBS – 48 Hours (R)
Viewers: 3.47 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

NBC – College Football: Michigan State at Notre Dame
Viewers: 4.68 million (#2), A18-49: 1.4/ 5 (#1)

Fox – Ohio State at Oklahoma
Viewers: 6.41 million (#1), A18-49: 2.0/ 8 (#1)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – College Football: USC at Stanford
Viewers: 1.95 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

CBS – 48 Hours
Viewers: 4.07 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (33)

NBC – College Football: USC at Stanford
Viewers: 4.14 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#2)

NBC – College Football: Michigan State at Notre Dame
Viewers: 6.99 million (#1), A18-49: 2.2/ 9 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – College Football: USC at Stanford
Viewers: 1.78 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

CBS – 48 Hours
Viewers: 4.49 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (33)

NBC – College Football: Michigan State at Notre Dame
Viewers: 4.09 million (#3), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#2)

Fox – Ohio State at Oklahoma
Viewers: 6.12 million (#1), A18-49: 2.2/ 9 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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