TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Pittsburgh Penguins Top Local NHL Ratings Again

The Pittsburgh Penguins averaged the league’s highest local TV rating for the fourth consecutive season.

Pens games on Root Sports (formally FSN Pittsburgh) averaged a 8.68 rating and 101,000 homes per game. Pittsburgh is the league’s 22nd largest market.

Declining in the ratings were the San Jose Sharks. Ratings were down 28 percent on CSN California with a 0.80 rating, good for 14th on the list.

According to SportsBusiness Journal, 11 of the 22 teams for which the publication had date for showed a ratings increase. Ratings weren’t available for the six Canadian clubs, the Carolina Hurricane and the Nashville Predators.

Mediabistro Course

Get $25 OFF Podcasting

PodcastingStarting July 31, learn how to develop and create your own podcast in just a a matter of weeks! In this course you'll learn how to determine the goals of your podcast, pinpoint your concept, contact and book guests, distribute and market your podcast and more. Get $25 OFF with code CLASS25. Register now!