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    Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    On the FSOhio number, wow.

    http://www.sportsmediawatch.com/2013...veral-markets/

    MLB Opening Day Earns Strong Numbers in Several Markets
    Posted by Paulsen | 04/02/2013 at 4:27 pm

    None of the above teams was able to match the local drawing power of the Cincinnati Reds. The extra-innings Reds/Angels game, the first ever interleague Opening Day match-up, earned a whopping 23.5 rating on Fox Sports Ohio and and CBS affiliate WKRC in Cincinnati the highest ever for a Reds season opener.

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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    Great news.. more encouragement that the fans will support a winning franchise.

    Thank you Cast!
    Thank you Walt and Bob for going for it in 2010-2014!

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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    a 23.5 local rating is really really good.
    "But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."

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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by Raisor View Post
    a 23.5 local rating is really really good.
    Now maybe they can upgrade their advertising partners

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    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    Now maybe they can upgrade their advertising partners
    City folks just don't get it.
    The Rally Onion wants 150 fans before Opening Day.

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rally-...24872650873160

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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    Now maybe they can upgrade their advertising partners
    The cheesy sponsors are half the fun. Loving the personal injury ad where the lawyer gives out his "personal" cell phone number with the terrible drawing of a cartoon bulldog mauling the Scales of Justice

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    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    Now maybe they can upgrade their advertising partners
    Or bring back some Bronson Arroyo / Chris Welsh duet advertising.
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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    I wonder what the number was for Fox Sports in other markets. I know several who were watching the Reds in the Louisville market. It would not surprise me if they had a 2 or 2.5 in Louisville, which by-the-way, is an awesome number!
    What if this is as good as it gets?

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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    I wonder if I was counted in the DC market.
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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by cumberlandreds View Post
    I wonder if I was counted in the DC market.
    I know I was watching in the coveted North Side of Lesner Bridge on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach market. Represent!
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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    I don't know a ton about what constitutes a good rating and what doesn't, and even I did a double take when I saw that number.

    Fantastic!
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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by redsfan30 View Post
    I don't know a ton about what constitutes a good rating and what doesn't, and even I did a double take when I saw that number.

    Fantastic!
    Locally the Reds outperformed the Super Bowl. That is what you need to know.
    What if this is as good as it gets?

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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain13 View Post
    Locally the Reds outperformed the Super Bowl. That is what you need to know.


    Is that true?
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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by New York Red View Post


    Is that true?
    No. I exaggerated a bit. The last 10 Superbowls all pulled between a 40.4 and a 46.

    http://press.nbcsports.com/docs/supe...s-history.html

    But also in comparison the highest rated show last week got a 4.8

    http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/201...iewers/175794/

    Where 1 out of every 20 people (who watch TV) watch The Voice, 1 in 4 Cincinnatians (who watch TV) watched Opening Day. Pretty impressive.
    What if this is as good as it gets?

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    Re: Opening Day TV viewership numbers

    Also, I'd bet there were just as many people at the various bars/restaurants at the Banks as there were inside GABP itself- it was a mob scene, and that's great for Cincinnati and local business.

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