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Ratings watch: Thunder gets strong ratings for West Coast trip

KWTV-9's Masters coverage gets 9.5 on Sunday
by Mel Bracht Published: April 16, 2013

The Thunder's final West Coast road trip of the regular season led the local TV ratings for the week, topped by a combined 11.6 rating for the Thursday night game at Golden State. KWTV-9 had a strong 9.5 rating for the fourth round of the Masters, but its combined Saturday-Sunday rating (5.0, 9.5) was down 13 percent from last year (6.9, 9.8). Nationally, preliminary ratings for CBS' coverage were up 18 percent on Sunday (9.4) and 16 percent on Saturday (5.8) from last year.

Sports events April 9-15

1. Oklahoma City at Golden State, NBA, Thursday, FSOK 6.5, TNT 5.1, combined 11.6.

2. Oklahoma City at Portland, NBA, Friday, FSOK, 11.0.

3. Sacramento at Oklahoma City, NBA, Monday, FSOK, 10.3.

4. Masters fourth round, PGA Tour, Sunday, KWTV-9, 9.5.

5. Oklahoma City at Utah, NBA, April 16, FSOK, Saturday, 8.6.

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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