Army/Navy game draws highest overnight since ’99

Posted by | December 13, 2009 at 9:26 PM

Pushed back a week to avoid competition from conference championship games, the Army/Navy game had a huge increase in overnight ratings on Saturday.

Navy’s win over Army drew a 4.2/10 overnight rating on CBS Saturday, up 75% from a 2.4/6 last year, and the highest overnight rating for the Army/Navy game since 1999 (4.9/13).

Entering this year’s game, the Army/Navy game had drawn a sub-3.0 overnight rating in four of the last five years.

Overnight ratings for Army/Navy since’ 99
























Year Date Result

Net Rating
2009 Sat., 12/12/09 Navy 17 CBS
4.2/10
Army 3
2008 Sat., 12/6/08 Navy 34 CBS
2.4/6
Army 0
2007 Sat., 12/1/07 Navy 38 CBS
2.4/6
Army 3
2006 Sat., 12/2/06 Navy 26 CBS
2.6/6
Army 14
2005 Sat., 12/3/05 Navy 42 CBS
3.0/7
Army 23
2004 Sat., 12/4/04 Navy 42 CBS
2.8/6
Army 13
2003 Sat., 12/6/03 Navy 34 CBS
3.7/7
Army 6
2002 Sat., 12/7/02 Navy 58 CBS
3.0/8
Army 12
2001 Sat., 12/1/01 Army 26 CBS
3.5/9
Navy 17
2000 Sat., 12/2/00 Navy 30 CBS
3.8/10
Army 28
1999 Sat., 12/4/99 Navy 19 CBS
4.9/13
Army 9

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