"This a sacred job to me. "
"With professional wrestling airing at 8 pm, that has meant that TNT cannot start its Wednesday hockey coverage until 10 pm on the East Coast."
"According to Sports Media Watch, Game 4 was the league's most-watched World Series game since 2018."
"The Big Noon Kickoff show also boosted its viewership from two years ago, the last time full crowds were allowed into stadiums."
NBA single-game viewership crossed the 10 million mark for the first time since 2019.
The event was the most watched All-Star telecast since the pandemic began last year.
2021 postseason numbers are still down from 2019.
The league's ratings are bouncing back after a collapse in the bubble.
The 2020 NFL Draft brought in record viewership, while last year's Kentucky Derby lost nearly half of its TV audience.
"In fact, you have to scroll down to #11 of the list of #50 until you find a non NFL playoff game."