Sports on TV: OU-Texas ratings down 15 percent from last year

by Mel Bracht Published: October 16, 2012

Despite OU's 63-21 rout of Texas, KOCO-5's ratings for Saturday's game were down 15 percent from last year. KOCO got a 34.4, down from a 40.5 in 2011. The storm-delayed OSU-Kansas telecast managed only an 8.2 on FSOK. The first two NLCS telecasts on Fox averaged a 3.9 rating, and the first ALCS games averaged 1.5 on TBS. The Kansas City-Tampa Bay telecast got only a 1.9 on KWTV-9, among the lowest NFL ratings in recent years.


1. Oklahoma vs. Texas, college football, Saturday, KOCO-5, 34.4.

2. West Virginia at Texas Tech, college football, Saturday, KOCO-5, 14.9.

3. N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, NFL, Sunday, KOKH-25, 12.1.

4. Dallas at Baltimore, NFL, Sunday, KOKH-25, 11.2.

5. Green Bay at Houston, NFL, Sunday, KFOR-4, 9.3.

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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