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TBS’ ALCS Audience Figures See Gains, Continue To Defy Predictions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 15 / 14

An ALCS with the smallest media markets on record continues to defy audience predictions, as TBS’ three games have averaged a 3.3 final rating and 5.349 million viewers, up 6% and 13%, respectively, from a 3.1 rating and 4.746 million viewers through the net’s comparable coverage of the ...

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