VERSUS Draws Best Numbers Ever for Bruins-Flyers
October 7, 2011 3 Comments
From NBC Sports:
Game 1 of NHL Opening Night on VERSUS between Philadelphia and Boston last night averaged 874,000 viewers and was the most watched regular season game ever on the network, beating the Pittsburgh/Philadelphia game on 12/14/11 (750,000). This was also VERSUS’ most watched regular season game ever among M18-49 and M25-54.
· The game was up 20% from last year’s Opening Night game between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh (730,000).
· This was the second most watched Opening Night game on cable on record, behind ESPN’s 2001/02 season opener (Colorado/Pittsburgh on 10/09/02; 927,000 viewers)