Phillies Broadcasts, Pre and Postgame Programs Record Double-Digit Ratings Increases Over 2015

PHILADELPHIA- (July 13, 2016) – Heading into the second half of the season, Phillies game broadcast ratings on CSN, TCN and NBC10 are up 22% over the same time last year. “Phillies Pregame Live” and “Phillies Postgame Live” are also up 17% and 18%, respectively over the same time period.  Additionally, so far this season Phillies game broadcasts have ranked in the top three in household ratings 84% of the time.

The team returns to the field on Friday, July 15 against their division rival the New York Mets. “Phillies Pregame Live” kicks off the night at 6:30 p.m., with the game airing at 7 p.m. on NBC10. “Phillies Postgame Live” airs on CSN immediately after the game. Fans can get the latest Phillies news by following CSN on Twitter at @CSNPhilly.

CSN Philadelphia, part of NBC Sports Group, provides award-winning sports news, analysis, live game coverage and original programming to nearly three million viewers in the Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. Together with TCN, CSN Philadelphia presents more than 500 live game broadcasts annually, featuring the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, MLS’s Philadelphia Union, NCAA and high school events, plus extensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles. The network's news and original programming teams have been distinguished with numerous Emmys and Edward R. Murrow Awards, and handle sports coverage for Philadelphia's NBC10 affiliate WCAU-TV. CSNPhilly.com provides fans with comprehensive digital coverage of Philly’s hometown teams with highlights, original stories from a team of “Insiders,” and up-to-the minute breaking news. Follow CSN on Twitter at @CSNPhilly

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