4/11/2013 4:02 P.M. ET
Twins-Royals was highest-rated series ever on FOX Sports Kansas City
By / MLB.com
The Royals three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins was the highest-rated Royals series ever on FOX Sports Kansas City. Twins-Royals averaged a 6.9 household rating on FOX Sports Kansas City, according to Nielsen Media Research.
- Wednesday's 3-0 win was the second-highest rated game all time on FOX Sports Kansas City, with a 7.3 household rating. It was the Royals sixth win in seven games.
- Wednesday's telecast peaked at a 9.4/87,000 households in Kansas City from 9:30-9:45 p.m.
- Tuesday's game (7.2) was the third-highest rated game on FOX Sports Kansas City.
- Monday's game (6.1) was the highest-rated Royals home opener on FOX Sports Kansas City.
- Royals TV ratings (5.0) are up 12 percent vs. the first nine games of 2012 (4.4) and up 32 percent vs. the 2012 season average (3.8), which was the highest ever for Royals cable telecasts.
- FOX Sports Kansas City has televised nearly 900 Royals games in 11+ seasons. The highest rated Royals games on FOX Sports Kansas City (1997-2002; 2008-13):
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