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BCS National Championship most-watched cable program ever

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Arizona-Tigers-BCSImage Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesThe Tostitos Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship on ESPN pulled in 27.3 million viewers last night, making it the most-viewed cable program in history, according to the network.

The college football title game, in which the Auburn Tigers beat the Oregon Ducks with a 19-yard field goal as time expired, bested the previous ratings record set by 2009’s Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings Monday Night Football game by nearly 5.5 million viewers.

The contest broke records on the digital platform, as well, after it became the most-watched college football game ever on ESPN3.com, with more than 619,000 unique viewers.

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