Recent sports TV ratings news, including the Cincinnati Reds on FOX Sports Ohio, soccer’s Gold Cup on FOX Soccer, and local U.S. Open ratings in the nation’s capital.
- Reds Ratings Up Double-Digits: Through 63 telecasts, Reds games are averaging a 7.81 rating on FOX Sports Ohio, up 24% from the comparable point last year, and also above last year’s record full-season average (7.45). (cincinnati.com)
- Gold Cup Up Big on FOX Soccer: Univision is not the only network with substantial gains for the 2011 Gold Cup. Viewership for the event has increased by a whopping 82% on FOX Soccer, the network said Thursday. Wednesday’s United States/Panama match earned 381,000 viewers, a larger audience than the 2009 Gold Cup Final (USA/MEX: 369K). (FOX Soccer via Fang’s Bites)
- Washington Leads All Markets in U.S. Open Ratings: Sunday’s final round of the 2011 U.S. Open drew a 9.4 rating in Washington, D.C., tops among all metered markets. Greenville-Spartanburg, SC (8.3) and Ft. Myers-Naples, FL (7.8), ranked second and third, respectively. Washington was also the top market for Saturday’s third round. (naplesnews.com)