The ratings are in when it comes to the television audience and Week 2 of the reborn XFL. The numbers are in, compliments of a report from the Washington Post's Jake Russell. The Post reports that.
The opening weekend of the revamped XFL is now history, and the final ratings for the four games are in. As previously reported, the first game airing on ABC on Saturday featuring the D.C.
True, but their ratings equal out to more people that’d watch in a market like Cleveland or Cincinnati. Yeah, LA football fans aren’t exactly the most passionate but they definitely put the team there just because of the enormous amount of people in the market. Exactly why the Rams and Chargers moved to LA as well. Kind of wish some smaller markets had XFL teams, but this is the way it is.
But after watching a handful of games this weekend, I left believing that the XFL would probably survive, even without one of their poor quarterbacks being flogged for the sake of free advertising.
For the first three weeks of the XFL’s first (technically second) season, the ratings have consistently dropped. For the fourth week, the XFL will be facing the most competition yet for eyeballs.
On Sunday, the first game led to 2-of-5 successful conversions, with one being the first 3-point conversion in XFL history, while the weekend’s finale saw the two teams combine for one solitary.
This weekend is the first game to run on FS 1 and that number will be interesting because it’s easily the weakest channel but the counter to that is that the XFL could boost viewership and create more value for FS 1. The story of Week 2 is going to be the follow-up viewership after a good start in the first week and whether that was a curiosity, or if this product has sustained interest for.
The ratings for the newly relaunched XFL weekend games are now in. The XFL had four games this past weekend which aired between ABC and FOX. As per our previous report, the 2020 kickoff game that aired on ABC on Saturday featuring the DC Defenders vs. the Seattle Dragons averaged 3.3 million viewers, and scored a 2.07 rating. The final attendance for this game held at Audi Field was 17,163 fans.
The XFL ratings dipped again in Week 4. Los Angeles at New York averaged 1.9 viewers Saturday on ABC, per ProFootballTalk. The late-day FOX matchup between Seattle and St. Louis drew 1.8 million.
Saturday’s Dallas-Seattle XFL game averaged a 1.3 rating and 2.05 million viewers on FOX, down 13% in ratings and 11% in viewership from the same window the previous week (Tampa Bay-Seattle: 1.5, 2.32M) and down 32% and 38% respectively from week one (Los Angeles-Houston: 1.9, 3.29M).
While final XFL television ratings for Week 3 were not yet available as of Monday afternoon, the league posted a marked decline in viewership from its debut weekend to Week 2. The four games that.
Vince McMahon's XFL got off to a decent start with TV viewers in its opening weekend. The football league delivered some of the biggest audiences for sports programming on Feb. 8 and 9, with three.
Post-Week 2 XFL Power Rankings 1. DC Defenders (2-0) Last week: 3 The Defenders got Week 2 started with a dominant 27-0 win over the New York Guardians. Quarterback Cardale Jones once again looked.
The rebooted XFL debuted to strong initial television ratings and attendance for its opening weekend, marking a solid start for a league looking to reverse the historical trend of failed pro.
Viewership over the weekend was still an unbridled success if you compare it to the ratings of last year’s spring football endeavor, the AAF. While they had comparable numbers on opening weekend, the XFL has carried this momentum as the season carries on. The Week 3 slate brought over.XFL XFL TV Ratings: XFL averaged 2.9 million viewers on ESPN this past weekend. by. Damond Talbot; February 10, 2020. The XFL should be pumped that the AAF is failing. According to John Ourand, the XFL was a pretty popular television program this week. The two ESPN games averaged 2.9 million viewers, which is pretty impressive. The total numbers for the XFL this week were 11,875,000 viewers.Houston recorded one of the top local ratings for this weekend’s opening slate of XFL games on Fox, ABC and ESPN. The Roughnecks’ win over the Los Angeles Wildcats on Saturday produced a 5.5.