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[10/30/16 - 08:16 AM]
World Series Game 4 Delivers Best Saturday Night Metered Market Rating Since 2009
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, October 29.

[via press release from FOX Sports]

This Just In...

WORLD SERIES GAME 4 DELIVERS BEST SATURDAY NIGHT METERED MARKET RATING SINCE 2009

Chicago, IL - Starting pitcher Corey Kluber gave Cleveland the dominating start they needed as the Indians cruised to victory over the Chicago Cubs in World Series Game 4 and took a commanding 3-1 series lead. Saturday night's World Series Game 4 delivered a 10.5/19 overnight rating/share according to Nielsen Media Research, its best Saturday night World Series rating since 2009's 10.8/20, for New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies.

World Series Game 4 is up +13% over last year (vs. 9.3/17; Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets) and up +48% over 2014 (vs. 7.1/13; Kansas City Royals vs. San Francisco Giants). Last night's game averaged a 10.5/19 in primetime (8:00 PM - 11:00 PM ET) powering FOX to a first place finish in primetime among the metered markets.

Cleveland led all markets by delivering a 39.8/62 overnight rating/share with Chicago posting a 30.1/52.

Fast Nationals have been ordered for last night's Game 4 and will be made available later today.

This Just In...

FOX, FOX DEPORTES, FOX SPORTS GO COMBINE TO DELIVER 17 MILLION VIEWERS FOR WORLD SERIES GAME 4

Chicago, IL - Between FOX, FOX Deportes and FOX Sports GO, World Series Game 4 delivered 17 million viewers, according to fast national figures released by Nielsen Media Research and streaming figures from Adobe Analytics. Saturday night's 7-2 victory by the Cleveland Indians over the Chicago Cubs scored a 9.3/18 fast national rating/share with 16.7 million viewers for FOX, up +19% (vs. 7.8/15) and up +23% (vs. 13.6 million viewers) over last year's World Series Game 4 for the Kansas City Royals vs. the New York Mets.

Last night's telecast is the most-watched World Series Game airing on a Saturday since 2004's St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox matchup (23.2 million viewers) and is the most-watched World Series Game 4 since 2009's New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies matchup (22.8 million viewers), which aired on a Sunday night. Last night's 9.3/18 is up +48% over 2014's World Series Game 4 between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants (vs. 6.3/12).

FOX continues to see gains in male demos this World Series with Saturday night's game up over last year in M12-17 (+92%; 2.5 vs. 1.3), M18-34 (+37%; 3.7 vs. 2.7), M18-49 (+24%; 5.1 vs. 4.1), and M25-54 (+21%; 6.3 vs. 5.2). In A18-49, last night's Game 4 is up +24% compared to last year (4.2 vs. 3.4).

Through Game 4, the 2016 World Series on FOX is averaging a 10.5/19 with 18.2 million viewers which ranks as the highest-rated and most-watched World Series through the first four games since 2009's 19.1 million viewers (11.6/19). Additionally, FOX's four game household rating/share average is up +27% over last year (vs. 8.3/15). Opposite entertainment programs in primetime, the 2016 World Series ranks as the No. 1 program in all of television.

World Series Game 4 on FOX Deportes averaged 212,000 viewers. FOX Sports Go added an average minute audience of 88,000 for last night's telecast.

FOX Sports and FOX Deportes provide exclusive television coverage of World Series Game 5 between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs tonight beginning at 7:00 PM ET with a live pregame show from historic Wrigley Field in Chicago on FS1.





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