BOSTON — Last Friday, the Bruins, Celtics and Red Sox all lost on the same night. But in the ratings battle, the Bruins prevailed. Here’s the breakdown of how the Bruins-Philadelphia game did on VS compared to the ratings for the Celtics on ESPN against Cleveland and the Red Sox on NESN against the New York Yankees.
The Bruins averaged an 8.3 local rating on VERSUS, the Red Sox a 6.3 on NESN and the Celtics a 4.1 on ESPN. In terms of households, the Bruins game delivered 200,000 households, the Red Sox game 153,000 and the Celtic game 99,000. In terms of total viewers, the Bruins easily beat both of the other local teams by averaging 328,000 viewers (Red Sox had 223,000 and Celtics had 142,000 viewers).