TV ratings: 2013 Stanley Cup Finals Game 1 up considerably over 2012

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, June 12, 2013Game 1 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals was up over 200 percent from last year's Game 1 of the finals. The Blackhawks-Bruins triple overtime thriller averaged 6.423 million viewers, versus 2.7 million a year ago for Game 1 and 4.5 million in 2011. It wasn't quite enough to earn NBC a win, though. CBS narrowly edged out the Peacock with an average of 6.444 million viewers and a 4.3 rating/7 share in households. NBC was second at 6.423 million and a 3.8/6, followed by FOX at 5.595 million and a 3.5/6, ABC at 4 million and a 2.8/5 and the CW at 1.17 million and an 0.8/1.NBC did, however, win the adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.4 rating, followed by FOX (2.3), CBS (1.2), ABC (1.1) and the CW (0.3).Wednesday hour by hour:8 p.m.NBC: Stanley Cup Finals Game 1, Bruins at Blackhawks (6.1 million viewers, 3.7/6)CBS: "The...


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