The Cavaliers not only opened their season strong at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday, October 27 with a 95-87 win over the Boston Celtics, but they also come out on top on TV. The Cavaliers posted their highest opening night rating on FOX Sports Ohio with a 10.38 household rating in the Cleveland/Akron market.
That represents almost 158,000 households in the Cleveland/Akron market tuned into the Cavs. It was the highest rated program in Cleveland for the night, and it peaked at a 17.04!
Columbus fans also tuned in to watch their season opener, where over 20,000 households had their TVs on the game. (2.24 household rating)