or


[06/05/08 - 10:48 AM]
Best Game 6 Stanley Cup Final Overnight Rating in Eight Years
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[via press release from NBC]

BEST GAME 6 STANLEY CUP FINAL OVERNIGHT RATING IN EIGHT YEARS

BEST GAME 6 STANLEY CUP FINAL OVERNIGHT RATING IN EIGHT YEARS

100% Increase Over 2006 Game 6

"We can't wait for our season to begin, somewhere outdoors, next season." -- NBC Sports President, Ken Schanzer

NEW YORK � June 5, 2008 � Last night's deciding Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on NBC earned a 4.4 overnight rating and a 7 share (8-11 p.m. ET), the best overnight rating for a Stanley Cup Final Game 6 in eight years (2000 � New Jersey-Dallas, 5.2/11), a 100 percent increase over Game 6 of the 2006 Final (Edmonton-Carolina, 2.2/4) and the best for an NHL game on NBC since NBC reacquired the NHL in 2004. The rating peaked at a 5.3/9 from 10:30-11 p.m. ET.

"Two great teams, at the top of their game, generated significant interest," said NBC Sports President Ken Schanzer. "Hopefully this provides a launching point for future growth. We can't wait for our season to begin, somewhere outdoors, next season."

The Detroit Red Wings Cup-clinching 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins delivered a 37.4/51 in Pittsburgh and a 30.6/45 in Detroit.

WEDNESDAY'S TOP 10 MARKETS:
1. Pittsburgh, 37.4/51
2. Detroit, 30.6/45
3. Buffalo, 10.9/16
4. Denver, 6.6/11
5. St. Louis, 5.7/9
6. Richmond, 5.6/9
T7. Philadelphia, 5.5/9
T7. Columbus, 5.5/9
T9. Minneapolis, 5.1/10
T9. Fort Myers, 5.1/10





  [june 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/26/16 - 09:16 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Historic Fifth Consecutive TV Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/26/16 - 08:58 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SVU" Top Final Night of May Sweeps
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."

[05/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Empire" No. 1 Broadcast Series of 2015-2016 Season
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Return Pushes ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night over NBC among adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Low Key Demo Race
"20/20 Saturday" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:46 AM]
"SNL" Ranks #1 for the Night in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos as "20/20" Rises
The Alphabet's perennial newsmagazine and the season finale of "Shark Tank" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Wins Season's Final Friday with the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/21/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since March 18
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/20/16 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The season finale of "Grey's Anatomy" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[05/19/16 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Rises with Its Season Finale
FOX tops the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[05/18/16 - 08:58 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Season Finale Sparks CBS Victory
Michael Weatherly's swan song leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.