The Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a 3-2 series lead averaged a 3.82 overnight rating on NBC.
That 3.82 rating was down from the 4.6 in last year’s game 5, but last year’s game 5 had several differences: it was on a Friday, the game had 2 overtimes and it was the deciding game of the series.
Top local markets:
- Chicago: 26.2
- Tampa: 14.3
- Buffalo: 7.1
- Milwaukee: 6.4
- Minneapolis/St. Paul: 5.4
Overnight household rating = the live+same day DVR overnight metered-market household rating from the top 56 Nielsen television markets. The 56 markets () account for about 70% of the US TV-viewing population. The overnight household rating is the percentage of the households that were tuned-in in those markets