Pizza with the players, No. 1 in ratings
From the Reds:
SHOPPING WITH A JOCK: From noon to 1:00 p.m. tomorrow at Dick's Sporting Goods at Deerfield Towne Center in Mason, 8 Reds players will host a shopping spree for young fans from the Reds Rookie Success League...Dick's is donating $100 in equipment to each kid, and the Reds players will match that total...scheduled to participate in the pizza lunch and shopping spree are Matt Belisle, Eric Milton, Aaron Harang, Scott Hatteberg, Kyle Lohse, Jon Coutlangus, Jeff Conine and Ryan Freel.
TV RATINGS: It was a big weekend for the Reds – taking two of three from the Cleveland Indians in the “Battle of Ohio,” and posting the #1 spot in prime time television both Friday and Saturday nights.
Earning an 8.2 household rating on Friday, June 8, the Reds on FSN Ohio topped the following programs: Numb3rs (6.8), Ghost Whisperer (6.0), 20/20 (4.9), and Close to Home (4.7).
And with a 6.8 rating on Saturday, June 9, FSN Ohio bested: the CBS Saturday Movie (4.7), 48 Hours (4.0), the ABC Saturday Movie (2.9), and Law & Order: SVU (2.8).
A 1.0 rating equates to approximately 9,000 homes in the Cincinnati market.