Brewers telecasts dominate summer TV ratings in Milwaukee
JUL 30, 2014 11:00a ET
Milwaukee Brewers games on FOX Sports Wisconsin are the No.1-rated programming on TV.
Since the start of the 2014 MLB season on March 31, Brewers telecasts on FOX Sports Wisconsin are the highest-rated and most-viewed programming on television in Milwaukee.
Brewers telecasts are averaging a 6.16 household rating and 54,626 viewers in primetime (7-11 p.m.) -- +23% higher than the No. 2-ranked WISN ABC (4.87) during the same period.*
Rank Network HH Rtg
1. Brewers 6.16
2. 12 WISN ABC 4.87
3. 6 WITI FOX 4.46
4. 58 WDJT CBS 4.19
5. 4 WTMJ NBC 3.66
The Brewers also have the sixth-highest local TV ratings in all of Major League Baseball -- 6.16 (all telecasts, including afternoon games).
The Brewers' walk-off win against the Reds on July 22 was the highest-rated game on FOX Sports Wisconsin in nearly four seasons with a 9.5 HH rating.
The Brewers-Mets series this past weekend (July 25-27) was the best-rated series on FOX Sports Wisconsin since 2011 -- the four games averaged a 7.7 HH rating. And, finally, Friday's game notched the No. 2 Brewers performance of the season with an 8.6 HH.
FOX Sports Wisconsin covers the entire state of Wisconsin; the Milwaukee DMA accounts for just 42 percent of the total Brewers viewing audience.
The Brewers wrap up their series against the Tampa Bay Rays today -- television coverage begins at 10:30 a.m. on FOX Sports Wisconsin (with a primetime replay at 6:30 p.m.).
* All data provided by Nielsen, 3/31/14-7/24/14