NBC Sports Coverage of Stanley Cup Hockey Rules Monday's Ratings
Monday Primetime Ratings: Note that the fast-affiliate ratings that came in at 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT are not time zone-adjusted and are subject to revision for live sporting events. As those preliminary numbers stand, NBC ranks #1 among the Big 4 networks for the night in adults 18-49, total viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and every key adult-male demographic.In metered-market results, which are time zone-adjusted, last night's NBC Sports 8:15-11:15 p.m. ET coverage of Stanley Cup Final hockey, featuring the Pittsburgh Penguins at the NASHVILLE Predators, delivered 4.14 rating, topping all Stanley Cup Final games from last year (which featured the Penguins versus the San Jose Sharks). The 4.14 household rating is up +33% versus the year-ago Game 4 (3.31 for Penguins-Sharks), making it the #2 highest-rated Game 4 on NBC or NBCSN since those networks began coverage in 2006. With a 28.0 local rating in Nashville, Game 4 was highest-rated Predators game ever on networks of NBC, ahead of the prior Monday's Game 1 on NBC (22.5). Pittsburgh delivered a 30.9 local rating for Game 4 In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday Night: In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.7/5, delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4, delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3. From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters. From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/4 in metered-market households, delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49, delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1. At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters. NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.