or


[05/28/19 - 01:03 PM]
Blues-Bruins on NBC Delivers Most-Watched Stanley Cup Final Game 1 in Four Years
NBC Sports spins the numbers for Monday, May 27.

[via press release from NBC Sports]

BLUES-BRUINS ON NBC DELIVERS MOST-WATCHED STANLEY CUP FINAL GAME 1 IN FOUR YEARS

Monday Night's Blues-Bruins Game 1 Averages Total Audience Delivery of 5.380 Million Viewers on NBC, Up 2% vs. 2018 and Up 9% vs. 2017

NBC Expected to Win the Night in All Key Demographics

Blues-Bruins Scores Most-Streamed Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Ever

St. Louis Leads All Local Markets with Record 29.0 Rating

STAMFORD, Conn. - May 28, 2019 - NBC Sports' presentation of Game 1 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins on NBC averaged a Total Audience Delivery of 5.380 million viewers, making it the most-watched Game 1 in four years and NBC Sports' third-most watched Game 1 since it began broadcasting the Stanley Cup Final in 2006, according to Fast National data from Nielsen and digital data from Adobe Analytics.

The Bruins come-from-behind 4-2 victory over the Blues at TD Garden in Boston, Mass., averaged 5.380 million viewers across NBC, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app (8:09-11:01 p.m. ET), up 2% vs. last year's Game 1 (WSH-VGK, 5.288 million) and up 9% vs. 2017 (NSH-PIT, 4.925 million). It trails only two other Game 1s in NBC Sports' 14-year history broadcasting the Stanley Cup Final (BOS-CHI, 6.315 million, 2013; CHI-TBL, 5.586 million, 2015).

Game 1 is expected to propel NBC to win Monday night in total viewers, and the key Adult 18-49 and Adult 25-54 demographics. The game delivered a 2.87 HH rating and 5.264 million TV-only viewers.

Digitally, Blues-Bruins delivered the most-streamed Stanley Cup Final Game 1 ever and the fourth-most streamed NHL game on record, with an Average Minute Audience (AMA) of 115,500 viewers and 19.9 million live minutes, up 37% and 24%, respectively, vs. 2018.

St. Louis led all markets with a 29.0 local rating, NBC Sports' highest NHL rating on record in the market. Boston scored a 25.2 rating. NBC was the No. 1 network in both markets during the game.

Following are the Top 5 markets for Blues-Bruins Stanley Cup Final Game 1 on NBC:

Rank Market Rating
1 St. Louis 29.0
2 Boston 25.2
3 Providence 18.8
4 Buffalo 8.4
5 Kansas City 5.2

NBC Sports' exclusive coverage of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final continues tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, as Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues look to even the series with a Game 2 win against Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins. Pre-game coverage from TD Garden in Boston, Mass., starts at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a special two-hour edition of NHL Live.





  [may 2019]  
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
[02/26/21 - 12:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes #1 Most-Watched Scripted Series of 2021
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 11:51 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Lead Demo Race
Among total viewers: CBS, "60 Minutes" top the night.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/21/21 - 11:06 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share in Demo Victory
CBS however was the most-watched network on another low key evening.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.