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Nippon TV to broadcast 22 Giants’ games in 2010

by on Jan.25, 2010 @ 9:54 pm, under NPB

Nippon TV (NTV) announced that they will be broadcasting 22 Giants' games this year (no change from last year).  Of the 22 games, only 8 will be night games.

According to NTV, TV ratings for teens (male and female ages 13-19) in 2009 increased over the numbers posted the previous year.  TV ratings for night games, on a whole, continued to drop, averaging about 10%.

In addition to the terrestrial TV game schedule, NTV also announced that BS Nippon TV will be broadcasting 56 games (up 4 games) and CS Nippon TV G+ will be broadcasting 72 games (no change).

The official press release (in Japanese) can be found at the NTV site.