NBC Sports Group saw Sunday’s Hockey Day In America tripleheader averaged more than 1.2 million viewers across NBC and NBCSN, rising 21% over year-ago coverage, according to Nielsen. NBC’s Blackhawks/Wild matchup handed the channel with a 1.13 HH rating with an average of 1.86 million viewers to become the second-most watched Hockey Day In America game ever, not counting regionalized coverage. Meanwhile, NBCSN’s Red Wings/Rangers battle served up a 0.42 HH rating and averaged 694,000 viewers to become the network’s most-watched Hockey Day In America telecast of all time. Meanwhile, the Penguins/Sabres faceoff notch a 0.71 HH rating. Through 61 games, NBCSN is on pace to have its most-watched NHL regular season ever, averaging 361,000 viewers, up 8% over 2015 viewership.
NBC ordered a sixth season of Hollywood Game Night. The summer series averaged a 1.1 rating among A18-49 and 4.7 million viewers in Live+7 last time around.
Comedy Central’s The Opposition with Jordan Klepper will film a special episode, The Opposition Chaperones Democracy: Kids Just Wanna Take Guns, taping and airing Thursday, March 22. The episode, filmed in front of a Rockville, MD audience of activist teens, parents and rally attendees ahead of the March 24 gun reform March for Our Lives […]
Discovery Family is heralding the return of established kids and family content bolstered by the launch of new series that build on legacy brands- including a primetime Cake Boss spinoff that’ll be exclusive to the network. It’s also continuing to add more programming to the Discovery Family Go app for live and on-demand streaming. Family […]
Season 2 of animated space-themed series Ready Jet Go! blasts off Monday, April 2 on PBS Kids with a week of girl-empowering episodes featuring the adventures of Boxwood Terrace’s own Mindy Melendez, starting with the half-hour special “Mindy Turns 5”. More new eps will roll out each Wednesday in June and July.
NBC Sports Group inked a deal with European Professional Club Rugby that will feature an exclusive multi-year US media rights agreement for the Champions Cup. The agreement will see NBC Sports carry more than 150 hours of Champions Cup coverage next season across NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com and its digital platforms. “We’re excited to partner with […]