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Tuesday Final Nationals: Astros-Dodgers on Fox Second Most-Watched World Series Game 1 in Seven Years

Fox topped Tuesday with Game 1 of MLB’s “2017 World Series” between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Averaging 14.968 million viewers from 8:04-10:40 p.m. ET, it was down 23 percent from last year’s Cubs-Indians (19.37 million; best mark since 2004) but up 0.2 percent from Mets-Royals in 2015 (14.94 million) and up 23 percent from Giants-Royals in 2014 (12.19 million). It’s the second best viewer mark since Rangers-Giants in 2010 (15.01 million).

At an 8.7 household rating and 15 share, Game 1 also tied for third best in ratings in six years, with Rangers-Cardinals in 2011.

Prime time half-hour breakdowns for “2017 World Series – Game 1” in household rating/share and total viewers (adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 rating/share), were as follows:

8:04 7.0/13, 11.538 million (2.0/11, 2.7/12, 3.3/11)

8:30 8.0/14, 13.615 million (2.7/14, 3.5/13, 4.1/13)

9:00 8.8/15, 15.200 million (3.1/15, 3.9/14, 4.6/14)

9:30 9.4/16, 16.332 million (3.5/16, 4.3/15, 5.0/15)

10:00 9.5/17, 16.664 million (3.8/17, 4.6/16, 5.2/16)

10:30-10:40 9.9/18, 17.379 million (3.9/18, 4.7/17, 5.4/17)

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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  1. Final Nationals for Univisión, Telemundo and Unimas. We Appreciate that you include those networks on your site.

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