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Yankees dwarf Giants in ratings

Posted by: Josh Thomson - Posted in Misc on Oct 26, 2009 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

The Game 6 rainout seemingly put New York fans in a bind, pitting Game 6 between the Yankees and Angels on FOX directly opposite the Giants and Cardinals on NBC. It turned out the Yankees won the overnight-ratings game in a landslide.

Yankees-Angels drew a 26.4 rating and 40 share in the New York market. The Giants-Cardinals numbers paled in comparison: a 9.3 rating and 16 share. Consider that the Giants last NBC Sunday Night game (Week 2 at Dallas) reached a 19.3 rating locally.

The Yankees also beat the Giants nationally, although it was a much narrower victory. The Yankees drew an 11.4 national rating; the Giants drew a 10.4.

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