Braves ratings on FOX Sports South, SportSouth highest in eight years
APR 09, 2013 6:12p ET
Monday's 2013 Opening Day game vs. the Phillies on FOX Sports South posted an 8.87 rating, and a peak rating of 11.25 in the 10:00 p.m. quarter-hour, the highest rated Opening Day game since April 3, 2000, which registered an 11.80 for TBS. Wednesday’s game on FOX Sports South posted a 5.75 rating and Thursday’s game on SportSouth registered a rating of 5.43.
The Braves weekend sweep against the Cubs, which aired on FOX Sports South, included a Friday night rating of 5.00, a 3.44 rating on Saturday against the NCAA Basketball Semifinal games played in Atlanta, and a 5.46 rating on Sunday afternoon.
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth – collectively reach more 13 million cable and satellite households in seven states across the Southeast. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Bobcats, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, Cincinnati Reds, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Hornets, and St. Louis Cardinals, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, Conference USA, Southeastern Conference, and Big 12 Conference, and offer expanded coverage of the University of Kentucky, University of South Carolina and University of Tennessee. Combined, the four networks produce more than 800 live local events and televise more than 1400 live local events each year. For more information, please visit FOXSportsSouth.com, FOXSportsTennessee.com, and FOXSportsCarolinas.com.
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