TSN Draws Great Regional Numbers For Return of the Jets

Winnipeg, MB (September 23, 2011) – The long awaited return of the Winnipeg Jets scored big for the new regional channel TSN Jets Tuesday night. Data from BBM Canada confirms that more than 490,000 viewers in the Jets broadcast region watched some or all of Tuesday’s pre-season game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.


The audience Reach is especially impressive given that TSN Jets is available in approximately 500,000 homes throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, and parts of Northwestern Ontario.


“This is an incredible debut for a new television service,” said Stewart Johnston, President, TSN. “I can’t ever remember this type of excitement for a pre-season game. We are looking forward to building on this momentum throughout the season.”


The average audience for the full broadcast on Tuesday was 148,000 total viewers. TSN Jets regional coverage continues tomorrow night with Winnipeg @ Nashville at 5:45 p.m. CT.

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