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USFL Ratings Week 2: April 22 - 24, 2022

The numbers fell in week two of the USFL, with just one game attracting over one million viewers. The FOX coverage of the Stars vs Maulers brought in just under 1.1 million viewers and a a 0.2 rating in the key 18-49 demographic.

NBC's Sunday afternoon game was the second most watched, with 810,000 viewers. The two cable networks drew well under 500k fans.

As we look at week #2 of the XFL, in 2020, three of the four games that weekend drew well over two million viewers, and the fourth, on FS1, getting over 1.3 million viewers.

Net Game P2* Households A18-49
USA Fri: MIC v NJ (8:00pm) 0.360.21 0.07
FOX Sat: PIT v PHI (12:00 pm) 1.060.68 0.19
FS1 Sat: BIR v HOU (7:45 pm) 0.40 0.24 0.09
NBC Sun: NO v TB (3:00 pm) 0.81 0.49 0.16

* - million of viewers

Week 2 Attendance Figures:

The attendance numbers form the second weekend are not known, but most reports are stating there was a "decent" crowd for the Birmingham vs Houston game, Saturday night, but less than week one numbers. The other games have been described as noting more than three figures, with more people working the game than paid to see the game.

Week 3 Schedule:

Week three of the USFL features doubleheaders on both Saturday and Sunday. Starting things off, FOX has Tampa Bay vs. Houston at 4pm Saturday, immediately followed by the game of the week, Birmingham vs New Orleans, at 8pm. Sunday afternoon, Pittsburgh and Michigan battle it out at 2:30pm, on USA Network, then primetime Sunday night, Peacock has its first exclusive game with New Jersey taking on Philadelphia at 8pm.

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