The Stars’ disappointing season was matched by disappointing TV ratings. For 79 games on FSSW, they averaged a 0.4 rating. That’s about 10,850 homes in Dallas Fort Worth.
That’s down from the 0.6 the Stars averaged on FSSW last season. From 2011 12 to last season, the Stars have averaged a 0.6.
And so you know: The highest rated game was a Jan. 26 home victory over the Buffalo Sabres jersey cheap. It scored a 1.2 rating and was the only game of the season to score above a 1.0.
If only the Wisconsin bred TV Tony [Romo] had laced up a pair of skates.
Masters fall with low
Spieth presenceBack in 2015 when Dallas’ own Jordan Spieth won the Masters by four strokes at 18 under par, his hometown chipped in a healthy 9.4 rating for the final round of the ultimate golf tournament on CBS. The tournament scored a strong 9.6 overnight rating in the 56 major markets across the country.
Last year, when Spieth remained a player for more than half of Sunday’s round before stumbling to a tie for second place, D FW turned in an identical 9.4 while the major market average slipped to 8.5.
But on Sunday, with Spieth largely out of sight on the CBS broadcast but probably not out of mind for most hometown viewers, D FW scored a 5.8 while the major market average plummeted to 7.6.
Translation: Almost 100,000 homes in D FW tuned out this year.
NBA season marches on sans Mavs
The playoffs tip off Saturday. The conference semifinals start May 1. The conference finals begin May 16. And finally, the finals come June 1.
Turner has 40 games scheduled. ESPN and ABC have 44.
The advice here is to pick a team to root for. Sunday on TNT, should rivet Mavericks fans. Saturday on ESPN.
Both series will flip flop between Turner and ESPN ABC.
Down the road, ESPN will be the network of the Western Conference finals, while Turner will earn the Eastern Conference finals.
Turner analyst Reggie Miller is a big fan of the Oklahoma City Houston matchup, which features guards Russell Westbrook vs. James Harden, who happen to be the NBA’s leading scorers and MVP contenders.
He called them “the two main guys on the card the main draw.”
“From our side this is a dream matchup,” Miller said via a conference call this week.
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2008, the chosen teams have been: Bengals, Jets, Dolphins, Bengals, Falcons, Texans and Rams, with 2011 a bye year. . Amazon replaces Twitter for the live streaming of Thursday Night Football.