Yale-Harvard Gives NBC Top College Hockey Numbers

College Hockey on NBC Sports Network drew it’s best numbers on record with two historic programs and one historic rivalry.

Yale-Harvard on Friday, January 27th drew 82,000 viewers. Still a small number, but the best available on record for the network’s college hockey coverage to date, which began on December 31. The previous high on record was 74,000 for Michigan-Notre Dame the week before. The game grew in big numbers from it’s lead-in, CNBC Sports Biz: Game On!, which drew just 18,000 viewers. NHL Overtime, which followed the game and was live from Ottawa at the NHL All-Star Game, drew 42,000 viewers.

College Hockey on NBC Sports Network Available Ratings

January 6 – Dartmouth vs. RPI, 38,000 viewers
January 20 –
Michigan vs. Notre Dame, 74,000 viewers
January 27 –
Yale vs. Harvard, 82,000 viewers

(Source: The Voice of TV


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