For Immediate Release:
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Monday’s Royals game sets FOX Sports Kansas City ratings record.
Monday’s Royals game was the highest-rated Royals telecast ever on FOX Sports Kansas City. The Royals 3-2 win over first-place Detroit, their sixth straight win, generated an 8.1 household rating in the Kansas City market according to Nielsen Media Research.
The Royals game was the highest-rated program in prime time in Kansas City, easily topping WDAF’s 9 p.m. news (6.2) and The Voice (5.7). Tigers-Royals peaked at 10.6 (98,000 households) from 9 to 9:15 p.m.
Sunday’s win over Houston averaged a 7.4 rating in Kansas City, fifth best all time on FOX Sports Kansas City and better than that night’s Game 2 of the NBA Finals and the Tony Awards.
Royals telecasts on FOX Sports Kansas City are averaging a 5.6, up 39 percent vs. last season.
Highest-rated Royals games all time on FOX Sports Kansas City:
For more information, media contact:
FOX Sports: Geoff Goldman, 314/206-7020, [email protected]