Last night’s pitching duel between Zack Greinke and Madison Bumgarner – and the D-backs fourth win in a row – produced a night of great ratings for FOX Sports Arizona.
The D-backs & Giants game generated a 5.4 rating in Phoenix, which made it the #1 rated program in Phoenix for the day (97,340 households) and the highest rated D-backs telecast of the season on FOX Sports Arizona.
Further, it was the highest rated D-backs game on FOX Sports Arizona since Aug 24, 2015 (5.5 / D-backs vs Cardinals).
The telecast peaked at a 6.4 rating during the 10:00 p.m. quarter hour and that was the #1 overall peak rating in Phoenix yesterday (115,366 households).
From 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm, FOX Sports Arizona was the most watched television network in Phoenix (5.2 rating).
Here were the top 5 programs in Phoenix:
- Diamondbacks at Giants (FSAZ) 7:00 pm 5.4 rating
- Criminal Minds (CBS) 8:00 pm 5.1 rating
- Survivor (CBS) 7:00 pm 5.0 rating
- Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (CBS) 9:00 pm 4.7 rating
- NBC Nightly News (NBC) 5:30 pm 4.2 rating
The D-backs and Giants close out their series this afternoon on FOX Sports Arizona and FOX Sports GO when Shelby Miller takes on Johnny Cueto. The “Diamondbacks Live” pre-game show begins at noon from AT&T Park.