ESPN: All-Star Game ratings up 20 percent from last year
The 2018 All-Star Game, televised by ABC on Saturday, was the highest rated All-Star Game since 2018. The viewership was up 20 percent from last year’s All-Star and had an 0.6 overnight rating per Nielsen data.
Host city Minneapolis and Hartford/New Haven had the top local market rating. The top 10 markets:
|Hartford & New Haven||1.6|
ABC is a part of the Disney-ABC Television Group. The group holds an 80 percent controlling stake in ESPN.
AT&T Center in San Antonio during the 2011 WNBA All-Star game.
All-Star Game Attendance History
|July 14, 1999||Madison Square Garden (New York City)||West 79, East 61||18,649||Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks|
|July 17, 2000||America West Arena (Phoenix)||West 73, East 61||17,717||Tina Thompson, Houston Comets|
|July 16, 2001||TD Waterhouse Centre (Orlando)||West 80, East 72||16,906||Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks|
|July 15, 2002||MCI Center (Washington D.C.)||West 81, East 76||19,487||Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks|
|July 12, 2003||Madison Square Garden (New York City)||West 84, East 75||18,610||Nikki Teasley, Los Angeles Sparks|
|July 9, 2005||Mohegan Sun Arena (Uncasville, Conn.)||West 122, East 99||9,168||Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets|
|July 12, 2006||Madison Square Garden (New York City)||East 98, West 82||12,998||Katie Douglas, Connecticut Sun|
|July 15, 2007||Verizon Center (Washington D.C.)||East 103, West 99||19,487||Cheryl Ford, Detroit Shock|
|July 25, 2009||Mohegan Sun Arena (Uncasville, Conn.)||West 130, East 118||9,518||Swin Cash, Seattle Storm|
|July 10, 2010||Mohegan Sun Arena (Uncasville, Conn.)||USA Basketball 99, WNBA Stars 72||9,518||Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx)|
|July 23, 2011||AT&T Center (San Antonio)||East 118, West 113||12,540||Swin Cash, Seattle Storm|
|July 27, 2013||Mohegan Sun Arena (Uncasville, Conn.)||West 102, East 98||9,323||Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks|
|July 19, 2014||US Airways Center (Phoenix)||East 125, West 124||14,685||Shoni Schimmel, Atlanta Dream|
|July 25, 2015||Mohegan Sun Arena (Uncasville, Conn.)||West 117, East 112||8,214||Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx|
|July 22, 2017||KeyArena (Seattle)||West 130, East 121||15,221||Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx|
|July 28, 2018||Target Center (Minneapolis)||Team Parker 119, Team Delle Donne 112||15,922||Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx|
|July 27, 2019||Mandalay Bay Events Center (Las Vegas)|