Monday, June 02, 2008

Whipping boy

The National Hockey League usually gets trashed pretty hard for its microscopic television ratings.

But it might be nice to look at the entire picture.

On Saturday, the NHL finals did a 1.6 rating and a 6 share. No one is going to confuse those figures with the Super Bowl.

Still, it was second of the four networks in its time slot. It was only 150,000 viewers behind CSI.

In other words, hardly anyone was watching television Saturday -- relatively speaking. That's probably typical of June, but it might deserve a mention.

Here's the full report from

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