Ohio State's win vs. Notre Dame brings in record-breaking TV ratings in Week 1
When No. 2 Ohio State hosted No. 5 Notre Dame Saturday night, people were tuning in in nearly record-breaking fashion.
The Buckeyes' prime time matchup with the Fighting Irish garnered 10.5 million viewers, nearly 3 million more than any other game during Week 1 of the college football season, beating Florida State vs. LSU, Georgia vs. Oregon and Michigan vs. Colorado State.
According to ESPN, Ohio State vs. Notre Dame was the most-watched regular-season game on its networks since 2017 and the second-largest audience for a Week 1 Saturday game on record.
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For adults ages 18-49, Ohio State's 21-10 win against Notre Dame recorded 3.36 million viewers.
The Buckeyes will take on Arkansas State at noon Saturday on Big Ten Network.
Ohio State football's 2022 schedule
- Week 1: Ohio State 21, Notre Dame 10
- Week 2: Ohio State vs. Arkansas State, Sept. 10, in Columbus, Ohio
- Week 3: Ohio State vs. Toledo, Sept. 17, in Columbus, Ohio
- Week 4: Ohio State vs. Wisconsin, Sept. 24, Columbus, Ohio
- Week 5: Ohio State vs. Rutgers, Oct. 1, Columbus Ohio
- Week 6: Ohio State vs. Michigan State, Oct. 8, East Lansing, Mich.
- Week 7: Ohio State vs. Iowa, Oct. 22, Columbus, Ohio
- Week 8: Ohio State vs. Penn State, Oct. 29, State College, Pa.
- Week 9: Ohio State vs. Northwestern, Nov. 5, Evanston, Ill.
- Week 10: Ohio State vs Indiana, Nov. 12, Columbus, Ohio
- Week 11: Ohio State vs. Maryland, Nov. 19, College Park, MD.
- Week 12: Ohio State vs. Michigan, at noon Nov. 26, Columbus, Ohio