Vikings-Seahawks Week 5 Game More Than Doubled Amount Of Viewers For NBA Finals Game 6

Football will forever be king.

Viewership of professional sports a prevalent topic of debate, especially in the climate of politics and those politics seeping into sports now more than ever.

With ratings for all four major sports down, one would think a spark like the glamour of the NBA Finals would bring it back to par, but that has not been the case for the NBA.

In fact, numbers are so far down for the league that the Seahawks-Vikings Week 5 regular season SNF game raked in more than double the amount of viewers Game 6 of The Finals did.


Most of those 26.3 million fans that tuned in likely did for Russell Wilson, and were treated to another masterpiece from the MVP favorite.