Pacers Opener Scores Big Rating on FOX Sports Indiana

Official Release

October 30, 2013

The first game of the Indiana Pacers highly-anticipated 2013-14 season delivered the highest rating for a regular season Pacers telecast on FOX Sports Indiana in nearly eight years.

The Pacers 97-87 win over Orlando averaged a 4.8 household rating in the Indianapolis market, up 46 percent over last year’s season opener.

Facts and Figures on Tuesday’s Pacers telecast:

  • Highest-rated regular season game on FOX Sports Indiana since Dec. 10, 2005 (5.0 vs. Memphis).
  • Up 46 percent vs. last year’s season opener, a 3.3 for the Oct. 31, 2012 game at Toronto.
  • Up 22 percent over last season’s highest-rated regular season game on FOX Sports Indiana (Feb. 4 vs. Chicago, 4.0).

Data is courtesy of Nielsen Media Research.

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