Padres vs. Dodgers on FOX Sports San Diego Garnered Nearly 3x More Viewers than Side-by-Side ESPN Telecast Padres Ratings On FOX Sports San Diego Are Up 18% Over 2013
SAN DIEGO – Wednesday’s Padres at Dodgers 4-1 victory in Los Angeles was also a ratings victory locally. The game, which was televised both locally on FOX Sports San Diego and nationally on ESPN, garnered a 4.41 HH average rating in San Diego on the local network, equating to over 47,000 households, nearly three times the amount of households watching on ESPN (1.52 HH).
“It’s important to note the significant increase in viewership of Padres games this year,” said Henry Ford, Senior Vice President and General Manager of FOX Sports San Diego. “Clearly with the game on two networks last night, fans showed tremendous support for our home town team. I’d like to thank Padres fans for tuning in to FOX Sports San Diego in such large numbers last night, and supporting their home team’s network.”
Additional Ratings Notes:
· Ratings for Padres telecasts on FOX Sports San Diego are up 18% over last year.
· August is currently the highest-rated month ever on FOX Sports San Diego, with an average 3.65 HH rating, +9% over the previous high set in June 2013 (3.35 HH).
· This season, 19 Padres games on FOX Sports San Diego garnered a 4.0 or higher rating. This is 11 more games than in 2013.
· Post All-Star break ratings are also up an average of 27% over last season.
The Padres close out their three-game series against the Dodgers tonight beginning at 6:30 PM PST on FOX Sports San Diego.
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FOX Sports San Diego is the exclusive local TV home of the San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Clippers, and Anaheim Ducks and features San Diego State University and University of San Diego athletics. FOX Sports San Diego also airs Chargers Insider, #SDLive, XTRA Sports 1360 on FOX Sports San Diego, and select programming from the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, and the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship®). Serving sports fans in San Diego, Las Vegas, Honolulu, Palm Springs, Yuma, Tucson and Albuquerque FOX Sports San Diego reaches 2.2 million homes and is available on AT&T U-verse, Cox, DIRECTV, Dish and Time Warner Cable. For complete regional sports coverage and channel listings, log-on to http://www.foxsportssandiego.com.
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