Sport1 Obtains Top Ratings For 2nd Bundesliga Game Broadcast On Monday
German sports network Sport1 "recorded top ratings for its broadcast of the 2nd Bundesliga game between FC Cologne and VfL Bochum on Monday night," according to Manuel Nunez Sanchez of QUOTENMETER. An average of 1.12 million viewers tuned in starting at 8:15pm. The number translated into a market share of 3.2%. In the target demographic 14-49, Cologne's 3-1 win attracted 340,000 viewers and had a 2.5% share. German pay-TV channel Sky, which also aired the game, obtained a market share of 0.4% as 150,000 viewers tuned in. In the target demographic, the game, which sealed Cologne's promotion to the top flight, was watched by 80,000 viewers and recorded a 0.6% share (QUOTENMETER, 4/22).
NBA CHINA: The NBA Houston Rockets continue to remain popular in China. Viewership for Sunday's Game 1 of the opening round playoff matchup between the Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers was more than double (+147%) the number of viewers who tuned in on average to live regular season action on Guangdong TV this season. On Chongqing Satellite, average viewership for the game also was more than double (+128%) the number of viewers who tuned in to live regular season game action this past season. For fans going online to view the game on Sina, average viewership of the Rockets-Trail Blazers increased 93% (NBA).