Versus shoots and scores with best NHL cable ratings in a decade

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

via MultiChannel News:

Versus will skate into its coverage of Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final rematch between the defending champion Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins next week with major Nielsen momentum.

Comcast’s national sports service averaged a 1.5 household rating with its coverage of seven, exclusive conference finals games, making it the highest-rated third round on cable since 1998, and up 25% from a 1.2 average for nine games last year. The 2009 conference finals recorded a 30% increase in average audience to 1.72 million from 1.32 million, with men 18 to 49 and men 25 to 54 growing 19% and 39%, respectively, over the corresponding round a year ago.

more at

blog comments powered by Disqus