FOX Sports had a big week

FOX Sports boasted record numbers this past week, bolstered by the return of the NFL, college football, September baseball and a UFC card, according to Nielsen. Week Two of FOX College Football handed the broadcast channel its highest-rated, most-watched regular-season broadcast ever with a 3.5/7 household rating/share and 6.0 million viewers tuning in to Oregon’s win over Michigan State. That number is up 75% with audiences growing 76% compared to last year’s comparable matchup. The 2014 NFL on FOX season kicked-off with America’s Game of the Week featuring the 49ers/Cowboys. The franchise posted a 15.7/31 household rating/share with 28.0 million viewers. Around the dial on FOX Sports 1, the network saw its college football games show audience averaging 568,000 viewers for a markup of 24% season to date compared to a year ago.

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