2021 Pac-12 Championship Game Pulls In Impressive TV Ratings

Dec 7, 2021, 4:31 PM
Britain Covey - Utah Utes vs. Oregon Ducks - Pac-12 Championship...
Wide receiver Britain Covey #18 of the Utah Utes holds a rose in his teeth as he celebrates the team's 38-10 victory over the Oregon Ducks to win the Pac-12 Conference championship game at Allegiant Stadium on December 3, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – The 2021 Pac-12 Championship Game between Utah and Oregon pulled in great television ratings on Friday, December 3.

Utah beat Oregon in 2021 Pac-12 Championship Game 38-10 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada.

ESPN PR released the ratings from the game and the title game was the second most-viewed Pac-12 Championship Game in the past five years.

The game in Las Vegas had their audience peaked with five million viewers. It was the most viewed telecast of the day among people 18-49 years old. The ABC broadcast was the most-viewed network in primetime among all key male and adult demographics.

For the second time in three weeks, Utah dominated the Ducks, outscoring them 76-17 in those two matchups. The Utes won their first ever Pac-12 Championship and will be playing in their first Rose Bowl in school history.

Utah played Oregon on ABC in their regular season clash on Saturday, November 20 at Rice-Eccles Stadium. That broadcast was the most-viewed Pac-12 regular season game since 2014. ABC won the night in primetime among all networks. The Utah/Oregon regular season game averaged 4.5 million viewers and peaked at 4.8 million.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com, Co-Host of Faith, Family and Football podcast with Clark Phillips III and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASports.

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