Chicago Blackhawks: best household rating on WGN since return to the network in 2008

January 6, 2015

Sunday night’s January 4, 2015 NHL matchup  where the Chicago Blackhawks edged the Dallas Stars in overtime averaged an 8.2 household rating locally on WGN-TV in Chicago. On average of 286,200 households and 421,900 viewers were tuned in. That was the highest rating for a Blackhawks’ game on WGN (which has a 20 game package this season) since the Blackhawks returned to WGN in 2008. The game peaked with 12 a…


Blackhawks’ ratings steady in Chicago

December 22, 2014

Crain’s reports that through 21 Chicago Blackhawks telecasts on Comcast SportsNet Chicago the games are averaging a 4.05 local household rating (~141,000 TV households), a tad lower than last year’s average through the same point (4.26). The December 16th game vs. the Minnesota Wild scored a season-high 5.53 rating. That was the highest-rated Blackhawks game on CSN since last January (5.81 on 1/14/14 vs. Colorado). According to the Crains report, WGN which…