Stadium Series TV Ratings As Bad As Blackhawks Performance

According to Sports Media Watch, the television ratings for Sunday’s Stadium Series game were about as bad as the Hawks.

“The Blackhawks/Wild NHL Stadium Series game, part of Hockey Day in America, earned a 1.2 overnight rating on NBC Sunday afternoon — down a tick from last year’s comparable indoor Bruins/Blackhawks matchup (1.3).”

The SMW piece included the following graphic:

Ratings Outdoor Games

14 thoughts on “Stadium Series TV Ratings As Bad As Blackhawks Performance

  • February 23, 2016 at 4:05 pm
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    The novelity has worn off clearly

  • February 23, 2016 at 4:54 pm
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    ‘Make him stop.’ Stuart (Hangover)

  • February 23, 2016 at 5:05 pm
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    If the team has a choice to decline, I would imagine next year they would do this. From what I hear the team is tired of these games. The novelty has worn off. The ice is always bad. The outdoor games does not suit Hawks style of puck control.

    Man they were bad Sunday, yikes… Worst D coverage we have seen in some time. Rozy call and match penalty wtf?

    Lets Go Hawks!

  • February 23, 2016 at 5:28 pm
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    I heard we’re already set to play the Blues outdoors next year in St. Louis. Can someone confirm or did I pull that one out of my ass?

  • February 23, 2016 at 5:36 pm
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    Perhaps some of the terrible TV angles and the camera men with Parkinson’s that makes viewers dizzy that had the average fan tune out. To TV viewers, it’s just another game with a shitty intermission concert.

  • February 23, 2016 at 6:23 pm
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    Just because the ratings were crap doesn’t mean the tickets didn’t sell. I would imagine those and any product sales will be enough to keep parties interested. Could be wrong though.

    Forget the loss and move on to the preds.

  • February 23, 2016 at 11:57 pm
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    Y’all realize something horribly wrong is going on right?

  • February 24, 2016 at 9:27 am
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    The camera angles and the camera on a cable made us sea sick. Horrible camera coverage. The lack of promotion of the game via commercials on network channels such as ABC NBC CBS was missing.

  • February 24, 2016 at 9:39 am
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    Glad I wasnt the only one Roger.

  • February 24, 2016 at 10:26 am
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    Phil, couldn’t agree more with your post especially the last sentence in your first paragraph!!!!! Don’t think we have done very well in those outdoor games since we played them if I remember correctly. Indoors is our nitch.

  • February 24, 2016 at 10:34 am
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    Someone should delete icemans comments. My 11 year old grandson reads this. Come on that is truly uncalled for. If you can’t contribute to the conversation then stop posting.

  • February 24, 2016 at 10:41 am
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    Keep in mind that in the years the Hawks have won the Cup they have lost in those outdoor games. Methinks a silver lining doth lie here…

    Lets Go Hawks!

  • February 24, 2016 at 10:46 am
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    That’s not the real Iceman. Its a ‘To Tell the Truth’ imposter.

  • February 24, 2016 at 2:47 pm
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    I agree Morrison, that is not the real Iceman.

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