The cross-country move to Orlando, Fla. and other changes apparently didn’t do anything to perk up the Pro Bowl’s sliding TV ratings.
Overnight ratings for the NFL’s annual all-star game Sunday dropped 8 percent from 2016 when the game was played at Aloha Stadium, Sports Business Daily said.
Sports Media Watch said the 4.6 rating was the lowest overnight rating for the game since at least 2006.
The game was in the first year of a three-year deal to play in Orlando’s Camping World Stadium after appearing in Honolulu all but two years since 1980.
This year the game also reverted to the traditional AFC vs. NFC format.