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Fox Sports 1 hits rating high in November

By Chelsea Lewis ,

Fox Sports 1 in November delivered its most-watch month yet. The channel featured its biggest football game, Oregon vs. Oregon State, in addition to, its second biggest UFC event to date that month.

The college football rivalry match-up set a network record when over 2.18 million viewers watched the game. This was the largest tune-in of the day for a cable sports program and the most-watched telecast in Fox Sports 1 history. The network carried that success from the game into their live broadcast following the game, which brought in over 522,000 viewers, making it the most-watched edition to date.

Following on that success, the network aired Ultimate Fighter Finale and Ultimate Fighter Finale Prelims which drew 1.13 million and 938,000 viewers. These both rank among the four most-watched UFC events to date on Fox Sports 1.

Fox Sports 1 is a younger network, having only launched in August. On average for the month of November the network brought in 457,000 viewers. This was more than double its average for October, which was only 215,000 viewers, reported Variety.

The total day average was 134,000 viewers in the month of November for the new network, according to a press release .

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