Week 5 TV Ratings Take Significant Drop

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Week 5 TV Ratings Take Significant Drop

Post by ev1357 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:17 am

3/9 - 457k viewers - TNT (0.31)
-561k compared to Week 2 game on TNT

3/10 - 300k viewers - NFL Network (0.19)
-150k compared to game in same slot last weekend

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Re: Week 5 TV Ratings Take Significant Drop

Post by SamTheRam28 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:49 am

ev1357 wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:17 am
3/9 - 457k viewers - TNT (0.31)
-561k compared to Week 2 game on TNT

3/10 - 300k viewers - NFL Network (0.19)
-150k compared to game in same slot last weekend

Info via
http://www.showbuzzdaily.com/articles/s ... -2019.html
I expected a drop but not one like that. That TNT drop is huge, and is really a gauge on where the league is in terms of TV. Their first TNT game was an NBA All-Star lead-in, so it wasn't really indicative of interest in the league. They better find another way to make money because, with numbers like these, they aren't going to get much for TV in a deal next year.
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Re: Week 5 TV Ratings Take Significant Drop

Post by XFL_FAN » Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:54 pm

ev1357 wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:17 am
3/9 - 457k viewers - TNT (0.31)
-561k compared to Week 2 game on TNT

3/10 - 300k viewers - NFL Network (0.19)
-150k compared to game in same slot last weekend

Info via
http://www.showbuzzdaily.com/articles/s ... -2019.html
A cut of over half in that TNT game? And wait until March Madness happens on that other TNT game...
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Re: Week 5 TV Ratings Take Significant Drop

Post by Tank55 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:00 pm

I don't think that's a fair comparison for the TNT slot. Different time, different lead in, different novelty level.

The NFLN slot, on the other hand ...

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Re: Week 5 TV Ratings Take Significant Drop

Post by Firecop » Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:58 pm

Well, what do you expect when you never know where to find the darn games!

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Re: Week 5 TV Ratings Take Significant Drop

Post by ev1357 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:30 am

I think that's the biggest issue they're facing. I'm actively seeking out the games, but for a casual observer they're not gonna have a clue what's going on.

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Re: Week 5 TV Ratings Take Significant Drop

Post by youngorst » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:48 pm

The more they connect with the NFL and demonstrate themselves to be a minor league the lower the attendance/TV ratings will go.


There is a reason most minor leagues are regional and/or heavily subsidized by the top league. Few people waste their time following a league whose sole purpose is developing players for another league.

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