Impressive Opening for WSH: 6.3 Million tune-ins for opening games, 137% more than EPL

Mumbai, March 9, 2012: The weekly tune-ins in the very first week of the inaugural Bridgestone World Series Hockey is 6.3 million, almost 2.5 times the weekly tune-ins for EPL – the world’s most followed sports league. Like any new sporting property, the ratings will continue to grow in subsequent weeks and the projected cumulative reach for the entire tournament of 59 matches is expected to be around 50 million. The opening week numbers clearly makes WSH the second most watched sports league in India after IPL.

Bangalore World Series Hockey Match Stands

Bangalore World Series Hockey Match Stands

Event Average Weekly Reach (Mn) WSH higher by
WSH 6.3
EPL 2.66 137%
F1 0.99 536%
I League 0.44 1332%

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