College Gameday Delivers Best Ratings Since Expanding

In 2015, College GameDay averaged 1,961,000 viewers per episode (14 shows), the most-watched regular season since the show expanded to three hours on ESPN in 2013. The record-setting viewership represents a 5% increase from last season and 7% from 2013:

Year Average Viewers Per Episode
2015 1,961,000
2014 1,859,000
2013 1,830,000

 

 

Three times this season College GameDay set a new high-water mark for the most-watched three-hour, regular season episode, the most-recent being on Nov. 28 from Stillwater, Okla. (2,267,000 viewers). Overall, 5 of the 7 most-watched three-hour episodes occurred this season:

Rank Date Average Viewers Location
1 Nov. 28, 2015 2,267,000 Stillwater, Okla.
2 Nov. 7, 2015 2,233,000 Tuscaloosa, Ala.
3 Sept. 5, 2015 2,232,000 Fort Worth, Texas
4 Nov. 1, 2014 2,184,000 Morgantown, W.Va.
5 Nov. 15, 2014 2,178,000 Tuscaloosa, Ala.
6 Nov. 21, 2015 2,156,000 Columbus, Ohio
7 Oct.  3, 2015 2,144,000 Clemson, S.C.

Credit to ESPN Media Zone who originally provided this information

 

 

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