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    Reds TV experiences a bump

    http://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/J.../MLB-RSNs.aspx

    Another strong story was in Cincinnati, where Reds games on FS Ohio are on pace to finish second in overall ratings. Its 8.64 average rating is, by far, the team’s highest local TV rating since at least the mid-1990s and shows renewed interest in a franchise that is set to make the playoffs for only the second time since 1995.





    Good news, maybe they can get some real advertisers with money as opposed to some of the dreck they have had over the past few years.

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    Good news, maybe they can get some real advertisers with money as opposed to some of the dreck they have had over the past few years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedsMan3203 View Post
    What's wrong with www.farmersonly.com?
    A friend of mine signed me up for that as a joke. After a couple years of not hearing anything I've started getting emails from them again. But I'm city folk, so I just don't get it.

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    I was amazed by how few people are watching the games, especially in the bottom 5 viewership markets. 20,000 a game is just staggeringly bad!

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    I like Children's hospitals, but I don't understand why they need to advertise. Seems like that advertising money could be better spent elsewhere.

    Any commercial which eliminates another Fox Sports Ohio Girls commercial is okay with me.

    The Skyline commercials are perturbing, because the nearest one to my house is about 45 miles away.

    What else was there? Nissan Summer Sales event about drove me to never purchase a Nissan in my lifetime.

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    Re: Reds TV experiences a bump

    Quote Originally Posted by OesterPoster View Post
    I like Children's hospitals, but I don't understand why they need to advertise. Seems like that advertising money could be better spent elsewhere.

    Any commercial which eliminates another Fox Sports Ohio Girls commercial is okay with me.

    The Skyline commercials are perturbing, because the nearest one to my house is about 45 miles away.

    What else was there? Nissan Summer Sales event about drove me to never purchase a Nissan in my lifetime.
    Garage Doors, JTM (really??)

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    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
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    They're coming back to me now. Ray St. Clair Roofing...seriously, how big of an area do they cover? Seems like an odd advertising avenue for them.

    What was Marty always hawking, some heating and A/C place? Black trucks with yellow print. Guess that shows how well their marketing concept worked on me.

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    Elk & Elk, because we've taken the money saved on our comb overs to buy this fancy computers.

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    Re: Reds TV experiences a bump

    Quote Originally Posted by OesterPoster View Post
    I like Children's hospitals, but I don't understand why they need to advertise. Seems like that advertising money could be better spent elsewhere.

    Any commercial which eliminates another Fox Sports Ohio Girls commercial is okay with me.

    The Skyline commercials are perturbing, because the nearest one to my house is about 45 miles away.

    What else was there? Nissan Summer Sales event about drove me to never purchase a Nissan in my lifetime.
    I see you are in West Central Ohio, I consider Central Ohio Columbus... West Central would be the west side... So... Hilliard/Galloway/Grove City area....

    There is one in Hilliard/Mill Run area... But I'm not a fan so I never go...
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    What jumped out at me was San Diego being in the bottom five and they just signed a 30 year $1.5 Billion TV deal.
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    Re: Reds TV experiences a bump

    Quote Originally Posted by klw View Post
    I was amazed by how few people are watching the games, especially in the bottom 5 viewership markets. 20,000 a game is just staggeringly bad!
    If it makes a difference, these ratings only measure home DMA. The Reds' number, for instance, only counts the people in the Cincinnati DMA watching the Reds.

    So anyone in Columbus or Dayton are not counted in that number, just as anyone watching the Yankees in Western New Jersey would not be counted.
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    Re: Reds TV experiences a bump

    Quote Originally Posted by redsmetz View Post
    What jumped out at me was San Diego being in the bottom five and they just signed a 30 year $1.5 Billion TV deal.
    IIRC, San Diego is screwy. One of the CBS sportswriters is always Tweeting about how something like 42% of San Diego County can't even watch the Padres.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutus View Post
    If it makes a difference, these ratings only measure home DMA. The Reds' number, for instance, only counts the people in the Cincinnati DMA watching the Reds.

    So anyone in Columbus or Dayton are not counted in that number, just as anyone watching the Yankees in Western New Jersey would not be counted.
    That probably does make a big difference in Houston, but San Diego has no excuse.
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    Re: Reds TV experiences a bump

    Do you guys get the non-stop commercials for Mighty Bite or Soft Super Cooler? They are literally run during every commercial break during Reds games for me.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."


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