the first ever regular season MLB telecast on Fox Sports 1, earned a 0.3 overnight rating.
By comparison, last year’s MLB opener on the FOX broadcast network earned a 2.3 overnight. Last year’s lowest MLB on FOX overnight was a 1.2.
For some perspective, Saturday’s MLB doubleheader on Fox Sports 1 earned numbers on par with NBCSN’s English Premier League coverage. The network’s Manchester United/Newcastle match earned a 0.4 overnight at 10:00 AM ET, and Southampton/Manchester City scored a 0.2