More MLB: FOX, ESPN See Slight Gains


The two marquee MLB telecast windows have both seen slight increases in viewership this season.

ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball has averaged a 1.6 U.S. rating and 2.534 million viewers so far this season, up 7% in ratings and 9% in viewership from the comparable point a year ago (1.5, 2.321M).

Meanwhile, FOX has averaged 2.97 million viewers for its regional telecasts, up 5% from last year (2.83M).

(Numbers from, MLB press release via Fang’s Bites)