D-backs' early season ratings at 10-year high on FOX Sports Arizona
PHOENIX -- FOX Sports Arizona's Diamondbacks ratings are off to their strongest start in 10 years through the first 13 games of the season.
Through 13 games this season, the D-backs are averaging a 4.6 rating in Phoenix, which represents 82,919 households. In 2005, the first 13 games of the season on FOX Sports Arizona averaged a 5.6 rating.
This season's 4.6 average rating is 42 percent higher than the D-backs rating through the same number of games last season on FOX Sports Arizona.
The just completed D-backs vs. Giants series on FOX Sports Arizona was the highest-rated D-backs series on FOX Sports Arizona since 2011. It averaged a 5.5 rating / 98,692 households. The last series with a higher average rating was a 6.1 versus the Colorado Rockies from Aug. 28-30, 2011.
Friday's Diamondbacks' victory over the Giants game was the No. 1 rated television program in Phoenix -- 5.6 / 100,945 households.
Saturday's game also was the No. 1 rated television program in Phoenix -- 5.2 / 93,735 households.
Sunday's game was the No. 3 rated television program in Phoenix -- 5.4 / 97,340 households -- trailing only the Academy of Country Music Awards show and 60 Minutes.