[SNY, July 14, 2016] - It's a whole new ballgame in the Tri-State area as for the first time in network history, SNY, the official television home of the New York Mets, heads into the All-Star break as baseball's undisputed leader in the New York market. Through the first 88 games of the 2016 season, Mets on SNY is outperforming the local competition while also experiencing its strongest season since 2010 with fans tuning in to catch a glimpse of the defending National League Champion New York Mets.
Season-to-date, SNY is averaging a 2.91 household rating (+30% vs. 2015) and 278,078 total viewers (+39% vs. 2015) during its Mets broadcasts; both numbers mark the highest on the network over the last six years. It is the second consecutive year that the network has seen viewership increases for live game telecasts at the break.
In addition, more Women 18+ have watched SNY's Mets Baseball this season through the All-Star break than any other season since 2010. The network is currently averaging 78,330 Women 18+ per game, a +48% increase over 2015. SNY is also delivering growth versus 2015 across crucial ratings categories including Adults 25-54 (+22%) and Men 25-54 (+4%).
Similar to its live game telecasts, SNY's W.B Mason Mets Post-Game Live is experiencing a spike in viewers for the second year in a row. Season-to-date, Mets Post-Game on SNY is averaging a 1.09 household rating (+25% vs. 2015) and 103,707 total viewers (+40% vs. 2015); also network highs over the past six years. 2016 has also seen gains over 2015 in its Adults 25-54 (+29%) and Men 25-54 (+2%) categories.
SNY's next Mets telecast is scheduled for Friday, July 15 at 7:05 p.m. versus the Philadelphia Phillies from Citizens Bank Park.
SNY is the official television home of the New York Mets, Jets and all things New York sports. SNY features unparalleled, exclusive access to the New York Mets with more than 125 live telecasts each season as well as other Emmy Award winning Mets entertainment programming. As the official TV home of the New York Jets, SNY delivers more than 300 hours of exclusive year-round content devoted to Gang Green. SNY is also the official TV home of the UConn Huskies Men's and Women's basketball programs, televising over 450 hours of UConn programming annually, including more than 20 live games. As New York's leader in local sports TV coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through five nightly sports and entertainment programs - broadcast in state-of-the-art HD - from SNY's street-level studio in the heart of Manhattan. SNY's programming roster also includes classic sports programming, critically acclaimed original entertainment shows and exclusive interview and magazine programs. Founded by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Time Warner and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse. For additional details on the network, visit www.sny.tv.