TV Ratings for Monday’s National Championship Game Are Out

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Sports Illustrated

By Andrew Gastelum It’s bittersweet news for the College Football Playoff. View the original article to see embedded media. While social media was abuzz with the result of Monday’s College Football Playoff national championship, TV viewership didn’t necessarily reflect the hype. On Monday, Georgia won its first national title since 1980, which was watched by an average of 22.6 million viewers. The good news for ESPN appears to be that ratings for Georgia’s 33–18 win over Alabama were up from last season’s title game. However, that matchup between Alabama and Ohio State produced the worst ratin…

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