Originally Posted by Unassisted
Like Matt said... ratings. Think about what the most desirable viewers to advertisers are doing during a day game. They're under 55, so they're at work. That means they're not at home in front of the TV to watch commercials!
Not only that, it's a getaway day and the team would not be available afterwards and you don't have to pay the crew either for a day that even Farmers.Com and A&E would eschew spending advertising dollars on.
Now... if it's on the road the crew is already there, might as well do it.