In week 7 of the 2022 season, more than 500,000 viewers turned in to watch each CFL game. This was a new record for the league.
After spending some time around 400,000, he briefly found himself in the three-down league for the first time in six weeks.
The first game of the week, which took place in Ottawa and featured a matchup between the Alouettes and the Redblacks, was a very exciting one. It was a close game overall, with 73 points being scored. Before the Blue Bombers thrashed the Elks in front of approximately 500,000 people at Commonwealth Stadium, the Tiger-Cats and the Lions engaged in a defensive scramble against each other.
The Green and White’s game against the Argonauts was originally slated to take place on Saturday, but it was moved to Sunday so that more Roughriders could recover from their illnesses caused by the coronavirus. Over 600,000 people watched the third Canadian Football League game of the season, which was won by the Toronto Argonauts against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
After playing in front of 623,000 fans in Montreal during Week 4 and 623,000 people in Edmonton during Week 2, the Riders took part in all three of these games. (679,000). The province of Saskatchewan, the league itself, and TSN, who is the broadcast partner of the league, are all huge Roughriders fans.
The Blue Jays’ 3-0 sweep of the Red Sox undoubtedly took some of the spotlight away from the Canadian Football League (CFL). On Friday night, there were 980,400 viewers, while on Saturday afternoon there were 1,056,800 viewers, and on Sunday afternoon there were 1,197,000 viewers. They scored a total of 40 runs over the course of three games, with the first 28 runs scored in the second half drawing the attention of baseball fans in Canada.
The number of spectators that attend a Canadian Football League game throughout the course of the regular season will never get above one million, but the three-down league enjoyed a wonderful week.
Meanwhile, Riders had the top CFL TV ratings
After a shaky beginning to the season, the Saskatchewan Roughriders were able to get their season back on track in Week 4.
Cody Fajardo not only scored a touchdown with his ground and pound offense, but he also threw touchdown passes to Mitch Picton and Kian Schaffer-Baker. With 257 yards on the ground, Jamal Morrow is presently in first place in the league. As a direct result of this, Pete Robertson now has seven quarterback sacks, giving him the lead in the Canadian Football League, while the defense as a whole concluded with a pick-six and six quarterback sacks overall.
Following Week 3’s disappointing loss to the Alouettes by a score of 37-13, Rider Nation was excited to see how the green and white would perform. At Mosaic Stadium on Saturday night, the Riders prevailed against the Alouettes with a score of 41-20. The spectacular performance that the Roughriders gave at Riderville was seen by about 623,000 individuals who watched it on television. In the nation’s capital, there were almost twice as many people watching as there were for Nathan Rourke.
On the first of July, the Blue Jays prevailed over the Rays 9-2 in front of 1,223,000 fans in Canada who watched the game on television. The five-game series that the Blue Jays played at Rogers Centre against their opponent in the American League East, the Tampa Bay Rays, which featured a doubleheader on Saturday, piqued the interest of Canadian fans of many sports.