Cavaliers/Bulls Game Produces Highest NBA Rating in History of Fox Sports Net Ohio

CLEVELAND – Last night’s Cavaliers/Bulls game on Fox Sports Net recorded a 10.1 HH rating – the highest Cavaliers rating in the history of FSN.

Last month, the Cavaliers averaged a 4.6 rating on FSN, as compared to a 1.13 average one year ago – an increase of 307%.

SportsChannel/FSN and the Cavaliers began their partnership 15 years ago with an inaugural telecast vs. the Indiana Pacers on February 9, 1989.

The next Cavaliers telecast on FSN is scheduled for Friday, March 19th vs. the Utah Jazz. The action begins at 7:00pm with “Cavaliers Countdown,” followed by the game at 7:30 pm. After the game, stay tuned for “Cavaliers in the Post” (presented by Pontiac) for highlights, interviews and analysis.

Fox Sports Net Ohio reaches more than 4.5 million households in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia. Fox Sports Net Ohio’s programming includes the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Cleveland Cavaliers, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, NASCAR and Beyond the Glory. Fox Sports Net Ohio is managed by Rainbow Media Holdings LLC.

About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC:
A leader in sports, news and entertainment programming, Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC). Rainbow Media owns and manages national networks: AMC, Fuse, IFC (The Independent Film Channel) and WE: Women’s Entertainment; as well as the on-demand services: Mag Rack, Uncensored On Demand, World Picks On Demand and World Picks Networks. Rainbow Media’s other businesses include its regional programming services – MetroChannels, News 12 Networks and Rainbow Sports Networks – in addition to the Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation and Rainbow Network Communications. Rainbow Media is also a 50 percent partner in Fox Sports Net.

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