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Thursday, February 16th, 2017
SIXERS GAME BROADCAST RATINGS, LIVE STREAMS, AND PREGAME LIVE POSTING TRIPLE DIGIT INCREASES OVER LAST SEASON
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – February 16, 2016 – Sixers game broadcasts with Marc Zumoff, Alaa Abdelnaby and Molly Sullivan are averaging a 1.9 HH rating, up 111% over last season. Sixers Pregame Live ratings have increased 150% over last season, while Sixers Postgame Live is up 33%. The last time the Sixers have reached these numbers was in the 2011-12 season.
Sixers live streaming, which includes live game broadcasts and Sixers Pre and Postgame Live, is up triple digits over last year. Over 10 million minutes have been consumed so far this season (up 201%), while unique visitors are up 214% over the same number of games last year. Sixers Live Streaming is available on CSNPhilly.com or through the NBC Sports app.
After the NBA All-Star break, the Sixers return to CSN on Friday, February 24 when they take on the Washington Wizards at 7 p.m.
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