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UCF Win over FAU Draws Over a Million TV Viewers on ESPN

Knights Own Friday Night Slot

Hungarian television set from 1959. ORION AT 602 - 1959 by Takkk via CC-BY-SA 3.0
Hungarian television set from 1959. ORION AT 602 - 1959 by Takkk via CC-BY-SA 3.0

UCF's 56-36 win over Florida Atlantic Friday night on ESPN garnered 1.295 million viewers (0.85 rating) according to SportsMediaWatch.com .

The Knights-Owls game was the 12th most-watched College Football game of the weekend and had more viewers than FS1's Penn State-Illinois telecast that same night (1.170 million viewers).

The UCF-FAU Friday night slot produced the third-highest cable rated program for viewers age 18-49 (0.40) behind only Washington State-USC (0.51) which followed the UCF game on ESPN, and "Live PD" on A&E (0.64), according to ShowBuzzDaily.com.

This Saturday, The Knights host Pittsburgh at 3:30 on ESPNU with Mike Corey and Rene Ingoglia on the call.