Baseball playoffs strong for TBS through first two days
Through the first two days of Major League Baseball playoffs, TBS has seen its best ratings of the season. You can see full details on Wednesdays’ first day results.
This doesn’t include last night, but Broadcasting & Cable has some more data on the first two days of playoff games on TBS for Wednesday and Thursday:
St. Louis continued to be a powerhouse MLB market, as Game 2 of the Cardinals/Dodgers series (won by Los Angeles 3-2) averaged an 18.3 rating in the market, the highest-rated of the six MLB cities in action last night. The Phillies, who lost to Colorado 5-4 in Game 2 Thursday, averaged a 15.2 rating for Game 2 in the Philadelphia market. Game 1 of the Red Sox/Angels series (won by Los Angeles 5-0), earned a 13.2 in Boston and an 8.0 in Los Angeles.
Through two days, the postseason has seen significant growth across all key demos, with the biggest increase (19%) coming among men 18-34, with 690,000 tuning in. Among adults 18-49, viewership is up 9% to 2 million.