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Royals set Opening Day ratings record on FOX Sports Kansas City

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Royals set Opening Day ratings record on FOX Sports Kansas City


The Royals' Opening Day win was the highest-rated Royals season or home opener ever on FOX Sports Kansas City, and earned the fifth-best Royals rating all-time on the network.

White-Sox Royals generated an 11.7 household rating, up 89 percent over the previous high for a Royals opener on FOX Sports Kansas City – a 6.2 for the 2014 home opener. Data is courtesy of Nielsen Media Research, for the Kansas City market.

The telecast ran from 2:30 to 6:15 p.m. and included the pregame ring ceremony and raising of the American League Champions banner. Monday's rating peaked at a 14.5 (134,000 homes) from 5:45 to 6 p.m.

FOX Sports Kansas City has televised an estimated 1,171 Royals games and is in its 14th season as the team's TV home.

Royals Opener on FOX Sports Kansas City

·         Best rating ever for season or home opener on FOX Sports Kansas City

·         Up 89 percent vs. previous high for Royals opener on FOX Sports Kansas City (6.2, 2014)

·         Fifth-best rating ever for a Royals telecast on FOX Sports Kansas City

Rank

Rating  

Date  

Game

1.

13.6

9/26/14

at Chicago (AL)

2.

12.3

8/13/13

vs. Miami

3.

12.0

8/28/14

vs. Minnesota

4.

11.8

9/2/14

vs. Texas

5.

11.7

4/6/15

vs. Chicago (AL)

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