SportsNet LA saw a ratings bump in the first half of the 2016 season, but still lags behind most other big-market teams. (Photo courtesy of SportsNet LA)
Forbes.com posted an article Thursday examining the local prime time ratings for all 30 Major League Baseball teams. FanGraphs did too, and did a better job presenting the data.
Compared to the rest of the league, the Dodgers are relatively invisible in their own market.
Boosted by the addition of new Charter subscribers, SportsNet LA saw a ratings bump in the first half of the 2016 season. (Photo courtesy of SportsNet LA)
A funny thing happened when MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred met with the media this week prior to the All-Star Game: no one asked him about the Dodgers’ television situation.
Joc Pederson and Yasmani Grandal celebrate Pederson’s two-run home run that gave the Dodgers a 2-1 lead Sunday. (Associated Press photo)
Joc Pederson followed his poor game Saturday with a great one Sunday, giving the Dodgers a series win and putting his off-season hitting work into sharp focus. The box score is here.
Kenley Jansen had a great week, and is living in the moment rather than focusing on his impending free agency..
Sunday’s game was the first this season that wasn’t blacked out to non-TWC/Charter subscribers in Southern California. The Dodgers’ TV deal might create a lost generation of young fans, writes David Montero.
SportsNet LA has been unavailable to most of the Southern California market for its entire three-year existence. (Photo courtesy of SportsNet LA)
One day after Time Warner Cable announced it would reduce the rate it was charging AT&T/DirecTV to carry SportsNet LA, several people with a vested interest in the saga surrounding the Dodgers’ television channel voiced their opinion.
Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully smiles as he makes his way to the stage during the Dodgers’ fourth annual FanFest in January. (Keith Birmingham/Staff photographer)
Most Dodger fans might be able to watch Vin Scully’s final season on their home televisions this year after all.