"I don't want to watch Penn State/Iowa at 8 o'clock at night. That's got noon written all over it. MSU/Ohio State it should be on Jefferson...
“This is what it used to be like back in the Brady/Belichick days."
"It isn’t the NFL. It never will be, but there is more than enough content to discuss on a daily basis."
The previous low came when Villanova defeated Michigan in 2018. An average of 16 million viewers watched that broadcast on TBS, TNT, and truTV.
"He will continue his network duties with the NFL and professional golf but he will now be able to enjoy March Madness just like the rest...
"I got to live out my dream because of college basketball."
"Much of the pandemonium, given the number of upsets in this year's tournament, unsurprisingly impacted viewership as things advanced."
The news of the mixed bag television ratings comes on the heels of record high viewership for the round of 64.
"You're like, 'Holy s***, am I gonna get fired during the break?'"
"Jim has done it for 30+ years. That is unprecedented, it will be unmatched, it is unparalleled."