Match of the Day viewing figures increase by half a million with no host or pundits | Category: General Source
Is that because the hosts and pundits were gone, or because the game itself drew more attention?
In previous news: millions of people just heard about Match of the Day for the first time because of controversy.
People wanted to see how bad/different it would be.
“Dude you watching Match of the day?”
“Just put it on!”
It would be more appropriate to see long term ratings.
This week is an exception due to all the (bad) publicity
Yes, this is what always happens. Controversy drives up viewership in the short-run. The question is whether or not viewership drops over the next few weeks