Overnight ratings were flat for the return of baseball on FOX Saturday. In other news, rainout coverage of the PGA Wyndham Championship declined from last year, and Sunday’s Roger Federer/Novak Djokovic match increased slightly.
- Overnights Flat For Red Sox/Yankees on FOX: The return of Major League Baseball on FOX, featuring Red Sox/Yankees in 72% of markets, drew a 2.0 overnight rating on Saturday afternoon — even with coverage featuring Rays/Yankees in week twenty of last season (2.0). (Sports Business Daily)
- PGA Rainout Earns 1.1 Overnight on CBS: Rainout coverage of the PGA Tour Wyndham Championship drew a 1.1 overnight rating on CBS Sunday afternoon. By comparison, final round coverage drew a 1.7 last year and a 1.6 in 2010. On Saturday, third round coverage drew a 1.2 overnight — up a tick from last year (1.1), and up 20% from 2010 (1.0). (Sports Business Daily)
- Federer/Djokovic Up Slightly From Last Year: The Roger Federer/Novak Djokovic Western & Southern Open men’s final drew a 0.9 overnight rating on CBS Sunday afternoon, up a tick from Andy Murray/Djokovic last year (0.8), but down a tick from Federer/Mardy Fish in 2010 (1.0). (Sports Business Daily)