via press release:
ESPN’s MLB Ratings Up 14 Percent in 2013
ESPN’s coverage of the 2013 Major League Baseball season – 79 games across ESPN and ESPN2 – delivered a 14 percent ratings increase from last year. ESPN finished with a 0.8 U.S. household rating in 2013, up from a 0.7 in 2012, according to Nielsen. Additionally, ESPN’s audience was up eight percent, averaging 1,101,000 viewers (P2+) in 2013 compared to 1,018,000 in 2012.
ESPN is also providing comprehensive coverage of the 2013 MLB postseason, highlighted by ESPN Radio, Baseball Tonight and ESPN.com.