From Comcast SportsNet:
PHILLIES SET NEW RATINGS RECORD ON COMCAST SPORTSNET
Last Night’s Game Was Highest Rated Phillies Game in Network’s History
PHILADELPHIA- (September 21, 2010) – Comcast SportsNet, Philadelphia’s home for comprehensive sports coverage, has set a new ratings benchmark last night with the Phillies 3-1 win over the Braves. Last night’s game delivered a 14.5 rating (431,400 households) making it the highest-rated regular season game in Comcast SportsNet’s Phillies history. The Phillies game, which beat out Monday Night Football, peaked at an 18.9 rating (562,300 households.) Last night’s record beat the previous Phillies record of 13.3 set on September 30, 2009 against the Houston Astros.
Through mid-September, the Phillies are averaging an 8.0 household rating, also a new record high for the network. The Phillies are on track for the team’s eighth consecutive season of ratings growth on Comcast SportsNet. Last season, Comcast SportsNet delivered the network’s highest rated season in team’s history, averaging a 7.14 rating (212,000 HH) for live game action, a 25% increase over the 2008 season’s 5.7 rating.
Fans are also staying with Comcast SportsNet after the games for “Phillies Postgame Live.” This season the postgame show is averaging a 3.6 rating (107,000 households) up 20% year-to-year.