The YES Net was the most-watched RSN in ’04 in sign-on to sign-off and prime, according to Nielsen data. The Yankees net delivered an avg of 34K HHs/day during its hours of operation (6am-2am), topping Red Sox net NESN by about 14K HHs. YES averaged 88K HHs in prime, again besting runner-up NESN, which drew an average of 66K HHs. Its prime performance for the year was 193% greater than that of regional rival MSG/FSNY. — The Mon premiere of Spike TV’s "The Ultimate Fighter" averaged a solid 1.4 HH and a 1.5 with males 18-49. — Despite battling "Desperate Housewives" and The Golden Globes, Food’s "Iron Chef America" premiere (Sun, 9pm) managed to grab a 1.24 HH (25-54s up 164% vs 1Q ’04 time period avg).

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