Game 5 Disappoints, Still Wins Ratings Battle on Saturday Night

NBC drew an average of 4.28 million for their broadcast of Red Wings-Penguins Game 5, and a 1.6 among Adults 18-49.  Both figures were good enough to win the night for NBC, the third consecutive time the Final has given the network a victory.

The game peaked with the 9:30-10PM half-hour among total viewers (4.56 Million) and the 9-9:30 PM half-hour among Adults 18-49 (1.8).  The game’s lowpoint was the 8-8:30 PM half-hour once again, with only 3.45 million viewers and a 1.2 in the demo.

This will likely end up being the lowest rated game of the series on broadcast.  Half-hour breakdowns after the jump.

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