The Jays ratings have been on a bit of a rollercoaster ride lately, and this weekend was probably one of the low points in the recent weeks. While the game on Saturday, October 4 drew 200,000 more viewers than the Jays match that aired the week before on Saturday, September 26, the game that aired on Sunday, October 5 plummeted when compared to the one broadcast on Sunday of the previous week. Only 1,030,000 tuned in to that match, and it shed over 500,000 viewers when compared to Sunday, September 27’s Jays game.
The Jays weren’t the only ones seeing their numbers drop over the weekend. The Stampeders match against the Tiger-Cats shed 165,000 viewers when compared to their game the week before versus the Blue Bombers. The Leafs are in the same boat. While their Friday, September 25 match against the Sabres drew an audience of 177,000 on Sportsnet 360, only 128,000 tuned in for their Friday, October 3 game versus the Red Wings on TSN4. I suppose that drop has more to do with it airing on one TSN feed and being blacked out for those outside of the Leafs’ home region than anything else. Continue reading Canadian TV Ratings [Sports]: October 3-5, 2015