AUGUST 19, 2017 - Ratings highlights from last night's Yankees-Red Sox telecast…
Last night's Yankees-Red Sox game on YES averaged 571,000 Total Viewers, a 5.78 TV Household rating and 424,000 TV Households. It was the highest-rated, most-viewed and most-watched regional sports network game telecast in the New York DMA since YES' September 25, 2014 Orioles-Yankees game telecast, Derek Jeter's last game at Yankee Stadium. That September 25, 2014 telecast averaged a 10.84 TV Household rating.
Excluding that September 25, 2014 game, last night's game was the highest-rated and most-viewed New York RSN program since YES' Red Sox-Yankees game on October 3, 2012.
Last night's telecast peaked during the 9:45-10:00 pm ET quarter-hour, when it did a 7.09 TV Household rating (702,000 Total Viewers; 521,000 Households). Gary Sanchez hit his solo homer at 9:43 ET last night when he led off the top of the seventh inning (tying the game at 3-3), an inning which ultimately saw the Yankees score a total of four runs.
YES' game last night was the #1 television program in the New York DMA in: TV Household rating, Total Viewers, TV Households; Males 18+; Males 18-49; Males 25-54; and other demos.
YES was the highest-rated and most-watched network (cable or broadcast) in the NY DMA for 16 consecutive quarter hours last night.
YES' telecast last night was the highest-rated, most-watched and most-viewed Yankees-Red Sox game since the aforementioned October 3, 2012 game.
Primetime Yankees games on YES this season have ranked #1 in the New York DMA in 26 of the past 30 game nights in various key demos.