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NBC Sees Lowest-Rated Night Ever For Stanley Cup Game Three
Published June 6, 2007
|Stanley Cup Finals Game Three Marks
Lowest-Rated Primetime Show Ever On NBC
VERSUS: Versus' coverage of Game One ranked 58th among all TV programs on May 28, with its 0.5 U.S HH rating and average audience of 769,000 viewers, ranking just behind Food Network's "Build a Better Burger" (807,000 viewers) and E!'s "Sunset Tan" (795,000 viewers). Game Two ranked 74th on May 30 with a U.S HH rating of 0.4 and an average audience of 576,000, placing it just behind a pair of episodes of "Mama's Family" on ION Networks (659,000 viewers and 620,000 viewers) and "VH1 All Access: Celebrity Parties" (578,000) (THE DAILY).