FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Southeast experiencing double-digit ratings growth during Braves regular season
ATLANTA– Atlanta Braves ratings on the FOX Sports regional networks, FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast, have produced double-digit growth year-to-date over last season.
Through 56 games on the networks, the Braves are averaging a 2.85 overall household rating in the Atlanta DMA, up 43% versus the same amount of games in 2017, and May 2018 was the highest-rated month since April 2014 (3.43 HH rating).
Braves games on the networks in May averaged a 3.22 household rating in the Atlanta DMA, up 84% versus May 2017 and up 13% versus the 2018 regular season overall.
Four of the best-performing games of the season in the Atlanta DMA took place in May:
— Highest-rated game of the season: Thursday, May 31, versus Washington Nationals (4.51 HH rating) on FOX Sports Southeast. It’s also the highest-rated game at SunTrust Park since the first-ever regular season game on Friday, April 14, 2017 (4.97 HH rating).
— Highest-rated Braves LIVE pregame show of the season: Wednesday, May 30, versus New York Mets (1.51 HH rating) on FOX Sports Southeast.
— Highest-rated Braves LIVE postgame show of the season: Sunday, May 20, versus Miami Marlins (3.61 HH rating) on FOX Sports South.
— Highest peak rating of the season: Wednesday, May 16, versus Chicago Cubs (5.73 HH rating in 10:15-10:30 p.m. ET window) on FOX Sports South.
Additionally, the 11 highest-rated games of the season were also televised in May:
|Rank||Day||Date||Network||Opponent||Time (ET)||HH Rating*|
|1||Thursday||5/31||FSSE||vs. Nationals||7:30 PM||4.51|
|2||Wednesday||5/30||FSSE||vs. Mets||7:30 PM||4.36|
|3||Wednesday||5/16||FSSO||vs. Cubs||7:30 PM||4.18|
|4||Tuesday||5/15||FSSO||vs. Cubs||7:30 PM||3.95|
|5||Tuesday||5/22||FSSO||at Phillies||7 PM||3.85|
|6||Thursday||5/10||FSSE||at Marlins||7 PM||3.64|
|7||Saturday||5/12||FSSE||at Marlins||7 PM||3.58|
|8||Sunday||5/27||FSSO||at Red Sox||1 PM||3.56|
|T-9||Sunday||5/20||FSSO||vs. Marlins||1:30 PM||3.46|
|T-9||Friday||5/25||FSSE||at Red Sox||7 PM||3.46|
|11||Friday||5/18||FSSE||vs. Marlins||7:30 PM||3.42|
The Braves will return to FOX Sports South tonight, June 1, against the Washington Nationals. Coverage will begin at 7:00 p.m. ET with Braves LIVE.
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