via ESPN release: College Football: Record Audience for Iron Bowl Leads ESPN to its Most-Viewed Regular-Season Saturday Auburn at Alabama Season’s Most-Viewed Game ABC Overall Audience Growth Led by Most-Viewed Weekly Prime Series Saturday Night Football Significant Viewership Increases for ESPN Saturday Nights Saturday Night Winners
Auburn vs. Alabama in the Iron Bowl on ESPN easily led the cable sports networks on Saturday. This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday November 29, 2014:
Saturday’s Iron Bowl averaged 13.529 million viewers, making it the most-watched game on any network this college football season. It was the most-watched and highest-rated (7.4) regular season college football game on record for ESPN (since 1990). Earlier in the season Notre Dame vs. Florida State averaged 13.251 million on ABC so the Disney-owned nets own the top two games of the season so far.
Last night’s Iron Bowl where Alabama defeated Auburn 55-44 drew a 7.2 household rating on ESPN. That tied the record for best overnight rating for a regular season game on ESPN (with USC vs. Ohio State in 2009).