2019 All-Star Game ties record-low TV rating for event
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Following a seven-year stretch of stable ratings, the 2019 NBA All-Star Game suffered a noticeable dip in its television viewership.

Sunday's contest at Charlotte's Spectrum Center earned a combined 3.8 rating across TNT and TBS, tying the 2008 and 2010 games for the lowest score since 1990, according to Sports Media Watch.

The approximate 6.8-million viewers were the second-fewest during that span and down 11 percent from the previous year.

Year City Rating Viewership Network
2019 Charlotte 3.8 6.797M TNT/TBS
2018 Los Angeles 4.3 7.654M TNT/TBS
2017 New Orleans 4.2 7.751M TNT/TBS
2016 Toronto 4.3 7.614M TNT/TBS
2015 New York 4.3 7.157M TNT/TBS
2014 New Orleans 4.3 7.506M TNT
2013 Houston 4.6 8.020M TNT
2012 Orlando 4.4 7.707M TNT
2011 Los Angeles 5.2 9.093M TNT

(Courtesy: Sports Media Watch)

Team LeBron defeated Team Giannis by a score of 178-164 in the second year under the new team selection format.

2019 All-Star Game ties record-low TV rating for event
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