The K Zone

August 5, 2013

Sunday's Royals game sets Fox Sports KC ratings record

The Royals' recent hot streak is carrying over to TV. Sunday's game against the Mets was the highest-rated Royals telecast ever on Fox Sports Kansas City with a 9.7 rating in the KC market.

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Andy McCullough blogs about the Royals and baseball

The Royals' recent hot streak is carrying over to TV. Sunday's 6-2 win against the Mets was the highest-rated Royals telecast ever on Fox Sports Kansas City with a 9.7 rating in the KC market. That also made it the weekend's most-watched program in KC, peaking with a 12.2 rating and 24 share.

The Royals Live postgame show felt some of the love as well, setting a new mark Sunday with a 6.3 rating.

Before Sunday, Friday night's extra-inning loss to the Mets was the highest-rated with a 9.1.

Overall this season, Royals telecasts are averaging a 6.1 rating, which is a 54 percent increase from last year.

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