or


[10/16/10 - 11:03 AM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of Yankees @ Rangers Delivers Most Watched Major League Baseball League Championship Series Game #1 in Cable Television History
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 15.

[via press release from TBS]

TBS' Exclusive Coverage of Yankees @ Rangers Delivers Most Watched Major League Baseball League Championship Series Game #1 in Cable Television History

TBS Attracts over 8.1 Million Viewers for Yankees come from behind victory vs. Rangers

TBS stepped up to the plate for its exclusive coverage of the American League Championship Series presented by Capital One Venture Card (ALCS) and delivered with over 8.1 million viewers for Game #1 between the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers. Last night's game was the most-watched (based on total viewers) LCS Game #1 ever on cable, supplanting last years NLCS Game #1 on TBS.

Last night's Game #1 scored a 5.0 U.S. household rating, up +32% over TBS's coverage of the 2009 NLCS average (Philadelphia Phillies @ LA Dodgers � 3.8 US Household Rating) and up +9% over the network's seven-game ALCS coverage in 2008 of the Boston Red Sox @ Tampa Bay Rays (4.6 US household rating). In addition, households were up +33% (5,750,000 vs. 4,334,000) and total viewers increased +34% (8,111,000 vs. 6,064,000) over the comparable coverage from last year.

Game #1 of the ALCS on TBS also saw double digit growth in all key demos vs. the network's coverage of the 2009 NLCS, including:

A18-34: +40% (1,671,000 vs. 1,198,000)

A18-49: +37% (3,518,000 vs. 2,573,000)

A25-54: +45% (3,786,000 vs. 2,613,000)

M18-34: +47% (1,155,000 vs. 786,000)

M18-49: +47% (2,471,000 vs. 1,684,000)

M25-54: +57% (2,655,000 vs. 1,697,000)

TBS's coverage of the New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays/Texas Rangers delivered a 13.9 rating in the New York market and a 21.9 rating in the Dallas Fort-Worth market.

The MLB Postseason on TBS continues today (Oct. 16) beginning at 3:30 p.m. (ET) with TBS MLB on Deck presented by Jeep, followed by Game #2 of Yankees/Rangers at 4 p.m. (ET). Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will conclude TBS's coverage, following the completion of the game.

Source: Based on Nielsen Media Research Live + Same Day data stream. Fast National data (10-16-2010) compared to 2009 NLCS 5 game average on TBS (10-15-09 to 10-21-09) and 2008 ALCS 7 game average on TBS (10-10-08 to 10-19-08). Local metered market ratings based on Arianna data (10-16-10).





  [october 2010]  
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
[07/23/14 - 09:10 AM]
"Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall" Series Premiere Rocks DIY Network's Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/23/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Dominates the Competition
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49, more than doubling second place ABC.

[07/23/14 - 08:20 AM]
NBC Wins the Night in the 18-49 Demo More Than Doubling the Nearest Competitor
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 22.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 10:20 AM]
Hallmark Channel Original Programming Dominates Saturday Night
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/22/14 - 09:21 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the #1 Syndie Talker for the 2nd Straight Week Across All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of July 7-11.

[07/22/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Claims Top Spot with "MasterChef," "Hotel Hell"
The network has won the adults 18-49 for four consecutive weeks.

[07/22/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Tops Monday in Viewers/"The Bachelorette" Is Up to Tie a Best-Since-Premiere Adults 18-49 Rating
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 21.

[07/22/14 - 08:24 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Hits a Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 21.

[07/21/14 - 10:30 AM]
Live+7-Day Playback for the Premiere Episode of "Under the Dome" Tops Last Summer's L+7 Series Premiere
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, June 30.

[07/21/14 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Takes 2nd on Sunday in Viewers with "Wipeout" and "Rising Star" Improving Their Time Periods
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/21/14 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls Back in Front with "Big Brother"
The Eye's summer mainstay leads the night among adults 18-49.