Tag Archives: Television Ratings
Television Ratings For All Sports Are Down, But Experts Advise, Don’t Read Too Much Into it…Yet
Graphic: Media.com As we reported last month, ratings for the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs were down significantly this year. However, the NHL’s drop in viewership was not alone. In fact, it was very much the norm.
2019 NHL All-Star Game Posts Third-Highest Rating Since 2004
Photo: Bruce Bennett/NHL via Getty Images The 2019 NHL All-Star Game was clearly a hit in San Jose, with fans, coaches, players, and everyone involved having fun during one of the busiest weekends in the NHL, with the Metropolitan Division … Continue reading →
Winter Classic Ratings Rebound For Blackhawks-Bruins at Notre Dame
Photo: NHL This year’s NHL Winter Classic held at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, drew a 1.94 overnight rating for NBC, making it the highest rated Winter Classic since 2014, which drew a 2.5 rating, the … Continue reading →
Television Ratings For Capitals-Blue Jackets Are Tops In NHL
Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images According to Sports Media Watch, the Capitals-Blue Jackets first-round series has accounted for the two largest audiences of the playoffs on cable this season.
NHL All-Star Game Holds Up Well Despite Airing Opposite NFL Pro Bowl
Photo: @Cpitals The 2018 NHL All-Star game was a relative success this year as far as television ratings are concerned, despite the fact the game aired directly opposite of the highest rated NFL Pro Bowl in four years.
NHL Winter Classic Television Ratings and Viewership Continue to Plunge, Reaches New All-Time Low
Graphic: NHL This year’s NHL Winter Classic ranked as the lowest rated and least-watched Winter Classic ever (10 telecasts). Ratings and viewership have declined to all-time lows for the past four straight games.
Study: Median Age of Hockey Television Viewers Increases Sharply
Photo: Montreal Gazzette A recent study conducted by Street & Smiths Sports Business Journal found that the age of hockey television viewers has increased significantly over the past 15 years. In fact, according to the study, all but one sport … Continue reading →
Penguins – Senators Television Ratings Are Down
After a strong start to the series, television ratings for the Eastern Conference Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Ottawa Senators have steadily plunged, according to SportsMediaWatch.
National Television Ratings For Capitals-Maple Leafs
Each game of the Toronto-Washington series accounts for five of the seven largest postseason audiences on cable this year. All that despite the fact that Canadian markets do not count toward U.S. television ratings.
Television Ratings Continue to Struggle for Stadium Series Games
Photo: NHL This year’s NHL Stadium Series game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers bounced back from a pair of extremely poor performances last year, but still showed extremely poor ratings for NBC.