Despite the relentless ESPN hype machine, more people watched Duck Dynasty last week than the Notre Dame Vs. Michigan game, according to TV by Numbers. Duck Dynasty was the most-watched show on cable last week with 10.4 million viewers. The Notre Dame-Michigan was the second most-watched with 8.6 million viewers. College football also occupied spots 3 and 4 with South Carolina vs. Georgia (7 million viewers) and College Football Scoreboard (sandwiched between both games, 6.2 million viewers).
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Who the hell wants to watch anything to do with run of the mill teams not even in the SEC?
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The UM-ND game only had high ratings because those schools have the two largest fanbases in the country.
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So one was on a Wed. night (when most people are at home) and the other was on a Sat. night (when many people are out of the house) What a terrible comparison. I'm sure if Duck Dynasty was on at the same time as the ND/Mich game, the ratings wouldn't even be close and would favor the football game by a substantial amount.

If you want to bash ESPN, fine, but at least come up with a good argument.
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Comparing shows from different genres that air on different nights doesn't work. ESPN had monster numbers for a sporting event on cable on a Saturday night.
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The viewers got it right..........JACK.
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Downfall of western civilization
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