Our watchers are better than yours!

Together with our advertisers and affiliates we measure success based on ratings,” said Joel Feld, NESN’s executive vice president of programming and executive producer. We are proud of the fact that NESN has been the highest rated RSN in baseball for six consecutive seasons. Once again, in 2009, NESN led RSN ratings nationally in every measurable demographic. Our message is clear, New England sports fans have proven to be the best fans in the country and our sponsors and affiliates have been the beneficiary of this unwavering support.”

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2009 NESN vs. YES Network Comparison

NESN

YES Network

Households in DMA

2,410,180

7,493,530

Primetime Rating

3.15

1.09

Primetime Households

76,000

82,000

Total Day Delivery Rating

.98

0.43

Total Day Delivery Households

24,000

32,000

Baseball Rating

9.38

4.62

Baseball Households

226,000

346,000

Thanks to Pete Toms, BizofBaseball contributor, the de-facto Canadian correspondent for IIATMS and all-around good guy (according to him, at least)

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