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SBD/October 10, 2013/Media
MLB Network Sees LDS Audience Decline With Schedule Change From '12 Telecasts
Published October 10, 2013
STAYING STRONG: TBS is averaging a 2.4 final rating and 3.7 million viewers through Tuesday’s LDS coverage, keeping the net on pace for its highest-rated and most-viewed MLB postseason since ’10. Tuesday’s doubleheader -- A’s-Tigers Game 4 and Red Sox-Rays Game 4 -- averaged a 3.1 rating and 4.5 million viewers, up from a 2.3 rating and 3.4 million viewers for the comparable sixth day of LDS coverage last season, which featured two games on TBS and one game on TNT.
A PIRATE'S LIFE: TBS drew a 4.5 overnight rating for last night's Cardinals-Pirates NLDS Game 5. The comparable Wednesday last year included two games on TBS (3.4 overnight for doubleheader) and one game on TNT (2.0 overnight).