High rating alert: fans tune in for Cavs-Hawks

Cavs-Hawks delivers high rating on FOX Sports Ohio

According to Nielsen, Friday’s Cavs-Hawks game delivered a 10.9 HH rating in Cleveland on FOX Sports Ohio, reaching over 160,000 households. This is the fourth highest rated non-simulcast game so far this season.

·        The game peaked at a 14.1 HH (over 207K households) and averaged over a 13 HH in the final hour (191K households).
·        The highest non-simulcast game of the season to date is the Jan. 28 game vs. the Trail Blazers which garnered an 11.5 HH.
·        The 2nd and 3rd highest rated non-simulcast games have come in the past six games:
§  2nd – Feb. 24 Cavs-Pistons game (11.3 HH)
§  3rd – Last Wednesday, Mar. 4 Cavs-Raptors game (11.1 HH)

The Cavs are averaging a 7.8 HH in Cleveland on FOX Sports Ohio, up +170% compared to last year’s same-game average.