A huge rating for CBS Saturday seems more like it for a Tiger telecast from Augusta, making ESPN’s ratings decline even more bizarre.
For Immediate Release:
CBS SPORTS’ 2019 MASTERS THIRD-ROUND COVERAGE IS HIGHEST-RATED
SATURDAY GOLF TELECAST ON ANY NETWORK IN FOUR YEARS
RATINGS RISE 5% FROM LAST YEAR
CBS Sports’ third-round coverage of the 2019 Masters on Saturday, April 13, is the highest-rated Saturday golf telecast on any network in four years since 2015’s Masters third round (6.5/16). Yesterday’s coverage earned a ratings increase of 5% from last year’s third round (5.7/13) with a 6.0/15 average household metered market rating/share.
This year’s third-round rating peaked with a 7.0/16 rating/share from 6:00-6:15 PM, ET.
Top Five Rated Markets:
1) Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville- 10.8/20
2) West Palm Beach- 10.6/22
3) Ft Myers- 10.3/20
4) Minneapolis- 10.2/26
5) Nashvillle- 9.5/17