Flyers/Sabres is the Most-Watched November NHL Game Ever on VERSUS

Putting two buzzworthy hockey markets together last Wednesday night (and not having any blackouts to deal with) drew record-setting numbers for VERSUS.

The network’s broadcast of Flyers/Sabres drew 558,000 viewers to the network that night, marking the highest-rated November NHL game in VERSUS history. There was no comparable game last year, but the most-watched November game last season drew 390,000 viewers (STL/CHI, 11/30/10).

6:00 NBC Sports Talk 37,000
7:00
NHL Live 109,000
7:30
Philadelphia vs. Buffalo 558,000
10:09
NHL Live 216,000
10:30
NHL Overtime 90,000

VERSUS Numbers Through October 30th

October 6
7:00
Boston vs. Philadelphia – 874,000
10:00
Pittsburgh vs. Vancouver – 342,000

October 7
1:00
NY Rangers vs. Los Angeles – 101,000

October 8
1:00
NY Rangers vs. Anaheim – 124,000

October 10
7:00
Tampa Bay vs. Washington – 162,000

October 11
7:30
Florida vs. Pittsburgh – 216,000

October 12
7:30
Boston vs. Carolina – 312,000

October 17
7:30
Colorado vs. Toronto – 218,000

October 18
7:30
Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota – 286,000

October 25
7:30
Tampa Bay vs. Buffalo – 338,000

October 31
7:00
San Jose vs. NY Rangers – 169,000

November 1
7:30
Anaheim vs. Washington – 258,000

November 2
7:30
Philadelphia vs. Buffalo – 558,000

About Steve Lepore
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