Sharks TV Ratings Post Huge Gains for First Half of Season on Comcast SportsNet California

Tuesday, 01.31.2012 / 2:01 PM PT / News
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Sharks TV Ratings Post Huge Gains for First Half of Season on Comcast SportsNet California


SAN FRANCISCO, California
– Comcast SportsNet California, the home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports,” has registered significant rating increases for its Sharks telecasts during the first half of the 2011-12 NHL season. Through 43 games this season, Comcast SportsNet California is averaging a 1.33 household rating, which is equal to an estimated 33,411 households in the San Francisco DMA (San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose) watching per game, a 51 percent increase over the .88 average household rating posted at the end of the 2010-11 season.

Ratings in key advertising demographics also registered increased numbers, Adults 18-49 (up 42%), Adults 25-54 (up 42%), Men 18-49 (up 39%) and Men 25-54 (up 32%). Source for all ratings information is provided by Nielsen Media Research.

In addition, Sharks Pregame Live (up 47%) and Sharks Postgame Live (up 7%) have posted rating gains compared to statistics at the end of the 2010-11 season.

On January 5 against Columbus, Comcast SportsNet California delivered the highest rated Sharks regular season game in the history of the network – a 2.22 average household rating with approximately 55,640 households viewing the entire game.



Comcast Sports Group, part of the NBC Sports Group, consists of 14 local networks that deliver 2,400 sporting events annually and breaking news and analysis to more than 50 million cable and satellite homes. Comcast Sports Group’s sports networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, SNY, The Mtn. – Mountain West Sports Network, CSS and Comcast Sports Southwest. Comcast Sports Group also manages NECN (New England Cable News), the nation’s largest regional news network, and The Comcast Network, based in Philadelphia and Washington, which delivers community-oriented programming. For more information, see ComcastSportsNet.com.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 37 33 12 70
L. Couture 82 27 40 -6 67
J. Thornton 78 16 49 -4 65
B. Burns 82 17 43 -9 60
P. Marleau 82 19 38 -17 57
T. Wingels 75 15 21 -7 36
T. Hertl 82 13 18 -5 31
M. Nieto 72 10 17 -12 27
M. Karlsson 53 13 11 -3 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 31 23 7 .914 2.59
A. Stalock 8 9 2 .902 2.62
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