The game averaged 782,000 viewers and also peaked at over one million viewers. The network said streaming metrics from ESPN+ are not included in the viewership stats. By comparison, the first game of the NHL’s 2020-21 season-opener averaged 972,000 total viewers on NBC’s sports network.
Are NHL ratings down?
It’s down, like most things, from 2019 when NBC’s average was 1.48 million for TV and streaming across all of its channels and platforms. The 2021 pandemic-shortened NHL regular season averaged 391,000 TV and digital viewers across NBC and NBCSN, according to Sports Business Journal.
How many people watch the Stanley?
National Hockey League Stanley Cup games average TV viewership from 2008 to 2020 (in millions)
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What sport has lowest TV ratings?
Masters generates lowest TV viewership since 1993 – Sports Illustrated.
Is sports viewer declining 2020?
Yahoo News/YouGov surveyed 1,606 U.S. adults from March 22 to March 25 and reported a margin of error of plus or minus 2.7 percentage points. The poll’s findings come as TV ratings for a majority of sports, including the NBA, declined in 2020.