Alabama-LSU SEC draws a 5.3 Household Rating in CBS Primetime; Texas A&M/Auburn a 4.5 HH Rating

Note: in preliminary non-Timezone adjusted Nielsen Fast Nationals, Alabama/LSU averaged 8.4 million viewers. But the meat of the game — the fourth quarter and overtime — went well past primetime. While the metered market numbers below are timezone adjusted, it appears they too are only for the 8-11p portion of the game (translation: final numbers likely much, much better).   CBS press notes:

November 9, 2014

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday November 6, 2014

  No surprise, week 10 NFL action featuring the “Battle of Ohio” led all cable sports viewing for Thursday night. Program Net Episode Start Time End Time Viewers (000) 18-49 Rating THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN 2014 WK 10 – CLE VS. CIN 8:30 PM 11:30 PM  8,312 2.9 TNF SUSTAINER NFLN TNF SUSTAINER 11:30 PM 11:43 PM  5,468 2.1 TNF PRE-KICK NFLN TNF PRE-KICK 8:00 PM 8:30 PM  3,851 1.3…

November 7, 2014