Ratings soared as fan faves faded

Levine, Stuart
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/17/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 52, pA4
Trade Publication
Reports on the raise of ratings for Major League Baseball on the Fox Sports. Defeat of other networks during four of the six baseball nights; Worth of money paid by Fox for the current baseball package; Decline of the overall baseball ratings for all the networks televising baseball.


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