The Los Angeles TV market had a 10.3 household ratings for the six National League Championship Series games between the Dodgers and Cardinals on TBS, up only 14 percent from a 9.4 rating it had for the networks’ last coverage of the NLCS in 2009.
St. Louis topped all markets for the just-concluded NLCS with a 28.5 rating. That market had a 34.4 rating for Friday’s Game 6, the greatest among all markets of any game in the 2013 postseason to date. The L.A. market had a 10.3 rating for Game 6.
Kansas City (5.8), Las Vegas (4.9) and Sacramento (4.6) rounded out the top five for an average rating for all six games.
TBS reported a 3.2 national rating for the series, up 10 percent over the six-game St. Louis-Milwaukee NLCS from ’11. The average of five million total viewers for this year’s series is up nine percent over 4.6 million in 2011, even though there were two afternoon telecasts this year compared with one during the last NLCS to air on the network.