Viewership for Cincinnati Reds telecasts on FOX Sports Ohio reached an all-time high in 2012. The network’s 145 games averaged an 8.53 household rating in the Cincinnati DMA, according to The Nielsen Co., up 18 percent from 2011.
July of 2012, averaging a 9.27 household rating, was the highest rated month ever for Reds on FOX Sports Ohio. Of the network’s 145 game schedule, 93 prime time games averaged a 9.09 household rating. Additionally, the Reds averaged an 8.81 household rating during the Olympics.
The season average 8.53 household rating surpasses the previous season high of 7.45 in 2010. Available ratings data goes back to 1997.