Now Commenting On:

Texas Rangers Set Season TV Ratings Record


Television ratings for Texas Rangers games on FOX Sports Southwest reached an all-time high in 2012. The 125 games on FOX Sports Southwest averaged a record 5.9 household rating in Dallas-Fort Worth, a 51 percent increase from the previous season high of 3.9 in 2011, according to Nielsen Media Research.

During the 2012 season, the Rangers logged nine of their all-time Top 10 ratings on FOX Sports Southwest, led by a record 10.7 on April 9 for Yu Darvish’s major league debut against the Seattle Mariners.

The Rangers also set a record in 2012 for the highest rated month ever on FOX Sports Southwest in April with a 7.5 average. The month included a 10.0 rating on April 24 (No. 2 all-time) and a 9.7 on April 25 (No. 3 all-time) versus the New York Yankees.

For the season, an average of 151,200 homes tuned in to watch Rangers games on FOX Sports Southwest.

Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español