Television viewership declined for the expanded “College Gameday” during the 2013 season. In other news, Tuesday’s Heat/Pacers NBA game attracted record numbers both nationally and locally, and the Houston Rockets have had a substantial increase in ratings on CSN Houston.
- ESPN’s expanded three-hour “College Gameday” pregame show averaged 1.8 million viewers during the 2013 season, down 10% from last year (2.0M), and down 12% from 2011 (2.1M). Prior to this year, the show aired for only two hours. Compared to same 9 AM-Noon window last year, which included an hour of “SportsCenter,” viewership increased 10%. (ESPN Media Zone)