The Phillies continue to hit it out of the park as another ratings record was set during last night’s sweep of the Atlanta Braves. Last night’s game on Comcast SportsNet delivered a 15.2 rating (452,000 households) besting Tuesday’s night 15.0 rating. Wednesday’s game peaked at 18.5 rating (550,000 households) and was the most watched program in the Philadelphia market.
During this three game series, Comcast SportsNet delivered a cumulative 44.7 rating which means over 1.3 million households tuned into watch the Phils sweep the Braves.
During the month of September, Phillies game on Comcast SportsNet are averaging a 10.9 (324,000 HH), 33% higher than the season average of 8.2 (244,000 HH.) At this rate they are on track for the team’s eighth consecutive season of ratings growth on Comcast SportsNet. This season’s 8.2 average is 15% higher than last year’s average of 7.14, which was the network’s highest rated Phillies season in its 13-year history.
“Phillies Postgame Live” continues to deliver ratings success in September. This month “Phillies Postgame Live” is averaging a 4.9 rating (146,000 households) up 29% from September 2009’s rating of 3.8.
The Phillies return to Comcast SportsNet’s air on September 24 when they take on the New York Mets at 7 p.m. Comcast SportsNet will also air the Washington Nationals series on September 27-29 and the Phillies regular season ends on Comcast SportsNet with one more engagement with the Braves on October 2 at 4 p.m. In addition to live game coverage, Comcast SportsNet will also air pre and postgame programs for each game.