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Pacers Opener Scores Big Rating on FOX Sports Indiana

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.