or


[10/07/09 - 02:31 PM]
TBS Hits Homerun with Most Watched Mlb Tiebreaker Game Since 1998
TBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 6.

[via press release from TBS]

TBS Hits Homerun with Most Watched MLB Tiebreaker Game Since 1998

October 07, 2009

TBS scored with its exclusive coverage of last night's 12-inning showdown between the Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins, which was the most watched MLB tiebreaker game since 1998, garnering 6,543,000 total viewers. In addition, the game was the most watched regular season game on broadcast or cable during the 2009 season. The American League Central clinching game propelled the Twins into the MLB Postseason to face the American League East Champions, the New York Yankees.

� The game delivered a record number 6,543,000 total viewers, a 57% increase over last year's tiebreaker game between the Minnesota Twins @ Chicago White Sox.

� The game produced a 4.2 U.S. HH rating, a 56% increase over last year's tiebreaker game.

� The tiebreaker game also saw significant growth in households and key demos including:

o Households: +53% 4,780,000 vs. 3,129,000

o A18-34: +49% 1,335,000 vs. 896,000.

o A18-49: +47% 2,814,000 vs. 1,913,000

o A25-54: +50% 2,971,000 vs. 1,984,000

o M18-34: +38% 958,000 vs. 695,000

o M18-49: +41% 1,991,000 vs. 1,409,000

o M25-54: +47% 2,105,000 vs. 1,432,000

� The game delivered a 27.1 rating in the Minnesota DMA and a 24.6 rating in the Detroit DMA.

The MLB Postseason on TBS continues tomorrow with a tripleheader; the first game will feature NLDS Game #2 between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies at 2:30 p.m. (ET). The second game will be Game #2 of the St. Louis Cardinals @ Los Angeles Dodgers at 6 p.m. (ET). The third game of the night will feature the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hosting the Boston Red Sox in their ALDS Game #1 at 9:30 p.m. (ET).





  [october 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/29/16 - 12:29 PM]
"Flip or Flop" Helps Deliver More Than Seven Million Total Viewers to HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, August 25.

[08/29/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Boosts NBC, FOX
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49.

[08/28/16 - 08:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Wins Again for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/16 - 08:23 AM]
"Aquarius" Matches Its Season High in 18-49; Highest Ever for a Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 27.

[08/27/16 - 09:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Preseason Snap NBC's Win Streak
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/26/16 - 01:59 PM]
Post-Olympic "Voice" Jumps 2.5 Million Viewers in Live + 3, Biggest Lift of the Week Across All Networks
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/26/16 - 11:10 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores" Increases Viewership with Episode Two
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/26/16 - 09:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NFL Preseason
The Peacock continues its win streak among adults 18-49.

[08/25/16 - 10:44 AM]
HBO's "The Night Of" Heads Into Finale with Strong Momentum Averaging 7 Million Viewers
HBO spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/16 - 09:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Seal Another Victory
The Peacock continues its win streak among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/24/16 - 09:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent," "Better Late Than Never" Top Charts
NBC leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/23/16 - 11:19 AM]
Starz Original Series "Power" and "Survivor's Remorse" Continue Record-Breaking Third Seasons in Week 6
Starz spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/23/16 - 08:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ninja Warrior," "Running Wild" Return on Top for NBC
The Peacock keeps its win streak alive post-Olympics among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/16 - 02:07 PM]
NBC's Rio Olympics Is the Most Successful Media Event in History
NBC further spins the numbers for its coverage to date.

[08/22/16 - 09:07 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, Olympic Games Wrap on Top
The Peacock takes home yet another victory among total viewers and adults 18-49.