Viewership for the 30th season of ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell was up two percent from last year, according to Nielsen.
This season’s 26-game slate averaged 1,601,000 viewers, up from 1,572,000 viewers during the 24-game slate in 2018.
The top three most-watched Sunday Night Baseball telecasts on in 2019:
- New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox on July 28: 2,428,000 viewers;
- New York Yankees at Los Angeles Dodgers on August 25: 2,418,000 viewers;
- Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees on August 4: 2,230,000 viewers.
The top five local markets for Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN this year were 1) Chicago; 2) Hartford; 3) Providence; 4) St. Louis; 5) Boston.
The Sunday Night Baseball broadcast team consists of household names, Matt Vasgersian, Alex Rodriguez, Jessica Mendoza and Buster Olney.