TV Ratings

  • Rays Television Ratings Up 28% In 2012

    October 4, 2012 at 1:07 pm 16 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays saw a huge jump in local television ratings in 2012. The 150 games broadcast on Sun Sports averaged a 4.9 rating, up 28% from 2011, when the local broadcasts averaged a 3.8 rating. A 4.9 rating translates to approximately 87,000 homes in the Tampa Bay market. […]

  • We Expect This From The National Media, Not From The Tampa Bay Times

    We Expect This From The National Media, Not From The Tampa Bay Times

    May 29, 2012 at 9:00 am 17 comments

    Tom Jones of the Tampa Bay Times is back at it again. You know, the same columnist that wrote that the Tampa Bay Rays have the least supportive fans in baseball. This time he rips on the Rays calling them one of five professional sports franchises you wouldn’t want to […]

  • Tampa Bay Rays Television Ratings Up 71%

    Tampa Bay Rays Television Ratings Up 71%

    May 7, 2012 at 9:30 am 4 comments

    According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the Tampa Bay Rays did a 5.4 television rating in April, up 71% from the same month last year. This is obviously a strong improvement over last season, when the Rays started horribly in April, and were never really in the […]

  • Rays’ Local TV Ratings Nearly Doubled The Rangers’ TV Ratings

    Rays’ Local TV Ratings Nearly Doubled The Rangers’ TV Ratings

    October 7, 2010 at 10:42 am 5 comments

    All the talking heads say the Rays have no fans and that we don’t deserve a team. But how do we know the talking heads aren’t crazy glue sniffers that sneak into your house, take money off the dresser and knock your daughter up? Because clearly, the talking heads never […]

  • Tuesday’s Game Was 2nd Most Watched Of The Year

    September 15, 2010 at 11:16 am 3 comments

    Monday’s local TV ratings for Sun Sports were big. Tuesday’s were bigger. Last night’s matchup with the Yankees drew a 10.1 rating (182,205 households). That is second only to the July 31 matchup against the Yankees that had a 10.7 rating (193,220 households). Also, Fox Sports Florida reports that the final hour of […]

  • More Big TV Ratings For Rays

    September 14, 2010 at 1:57 pm 5 comments

    Rays fans continue to flock to Rays games in droves…at least on TV. Sun Sports today announced that last night’s matchup with the Yankees was the third highest rated Rays broadcast ever, drawing a 9.4 rating (169,925 househ0lds). That is just behind two of the games versus the Yankees during […]

  • Rays TV Ratings Continue To soar

    August 2, 2010 at 3:30 pm 9 comments

    The following info on the weekend series against the Yankees comes from Sun Sports The 3-game series against the Yankees was the highest-rated regular season series in team history. The three games averaged a 9.9 rating (178,238 households). The previous record was for a series against the Red Sox 6/30-7/2, […]

  • Rays Among MLB Leaders In TV Ratings

    Rays Among MLB Leaders In TV Ratings

    July 27, 2010 at 10:30 am 22 comments

    After the Rays last homestand, we saw that attendance is down 5.2% from last year at the same point. But don’t think for a moment that nobody cares about the Rays. TV ratings for the Rays are at an all-time high and are showing the Rays to be one of […]

  • What Increased TV Ratings Mean For Rays (Hint: Not Much)

    May 10, 2010 at 10:30 am 11 comments

    Stephen Nohlgren and Tom Jones took a closer look at the Rays different revenue streams. Most of the numbers in this piece are educated guesses, so there is no way of knowing how accurate the assessment is. But what is important, is that all the talk of the increased television […]

  • Rays TV Ratings Had As Good A Season As Pat Burrell

    October 12, 2009 at 3:07 pm 15 comments

    Last week we took a look at the final attendance figures for the Rays and how they showed only a 4% increase over 2008 despite hope for a big World Series bump at the gate. One of the excuses for the poor showing at the ticket office is the economy […]