Monday's Royals game sets another ratings record

Another night, another win, another high-water mark for Royals TV viewership.


Monday's 13-0 win over Minnesota game was the highest-rated Royals telecast ever on FOX Sports Kansas City, earning a 10.2 household rating in the Kansas City market. It was the second game in a row, and third in four days, to reach a new all-time high. Data is courtesy of The Nielsen Co.


Monday's game peaked at a 12.3 rating (115,000 households). It was the most-watched TV program of the day in Kansas City.


Royals telecasts on FOX Sports Kansas City are averaging a 6.1 in 2013, up 56 percent over last season.


The Royals have won 12 of 13 games. Their series vs. Minnesota continues tonight at The K and on FOX Sports Kansas City, with Hy-Vee Royals Live pregame at 6:30 p.m. and first pitch at 7:10 p.m.


The highest-rated Royals games all time on FOX Sports Kansas City:

 Rank  Rating  Date  Game
 1  10.2  8/5/13  vs. MIN
 2  9.7  8/4/13  at NYM
 3  9.1  8/2/13  at NYM
 4  8.8  6/11/13  vs. DET
 5  8.7  7/30/13  at MIN