More Ratings: U.S. Open Final, WNBA Playoffs, Kansas City Royals


Additional sports TV ratings, including the U.S. Open Men’s Final, the 2011 WNBA Playoffs, and the Kansas City Royals on Fox Sports Kansas City.

  • Ratings and Viewership Rise For U.S. Open Men’s Final: The Novak Djokovic/Rafael Nadal U.S. Open Men’s Final drew a 2.3 final rating and 3.336 million viewers on CBS September 12, up 28% in ratings and 35% in viewership from the CBS portion of last year’s final (Nadal/Djokovic: 1.8, 2.466M), and flat and down 2%, respectively, compared to 2009 (Del Potro/Federer: 2.3, 3.391M). The last time the Men’s Final aired in the traditional Sunday afternoon timeslot (2007), the match drew a 3.7 and 5.363 million viewers. (Nielsen)
  • More WNBA Playoff Numbers: The deciding Game 3 of the Liberty/Fever WNBA playoff series earned 233,000 viewers on ESPN2 Monday night. Later in the night, Game 3 between the Mercury and Storm drew 228,000. Both games outdrew Monday’s regional MLB coverage on MLB Network (STL/PHI*: 205K). (The Voice of TV)
  • Royals Ratings Up Double-Digits: Kansas City Royals games have averaged a 3.4 rating on Fox Sports Kansas City this season, up 31% from last year. Ratings for games in September have increased by 19%, coming off a whopping 65% increase in August. (