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SBD/June 12, 2014/Media
NBCSN Earns 2.8 Overnight Rating As Rangers Hold On And Force Game 5
Published June 12, 2014
WE THREE KINGS: NBCSN finished with a 1.7 rating and 2.893 million viewers for Kings-Rangers Game 3, down 15% and 27%, respectively, from a 2.0 rating and 3.964 million viewers for Blackhawks-Bruins Game 3 last year. Viewership for Monday night’s Game 3 peaked at 3.67 million viewers from 9:30-9:45pm ET. While down from ’13, this year’s Game 3 was up 70% and 66%, respectively, from a 1.0 rating and 1.743 million viewers for Kings-Devils Game 3 (Austin Karp, Assistant Managing Editor).
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: In Chicago, Ed Sherman reported NBC's Mike Emrick "wouldn't be surprised" if his broadcast partner Ed Olczyk "eventually leaves the booth to take a position with a team." Olczyk, who was fired as Penguins coach in '05, "continues to say he has 'unfinished business' in the game." Emrick: "He offers so much in the telecasts in terms of teaching the game. He still has a lot of coach left in him" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 6/11).