Fox’s World Series coverage on Sunday night scored a 15.3/24 in the preliminary metered market ratings, besting NBC Sunday Night Football by 33 percent.
The Cubs’ 3-2 win over the Indians improved on Game 4’s metered market numbers by 46 percent, and marks the best Game 5 tally since 2003 (Yankees/Marlins).
Total audience and demo numbers for the World Series and SNF will be updated later.
Opposite baseball, football and The Walking Dead, all six broadcast dramas slipped.
ABC’s Once Upon a Time (3 mil/0.9), Secrets and Lies (2.7 mil/0.6) and Quantico (2.4 mil/0.6) all ticked down to new series lows.
CBS’ NCIS: LA (9.8 mil/1.2) fell 14 and 29 percent, Madam Secretary (7.8 mil/0.8) dropped 13 and 22 percent to series lows, and Elementary (5 mil/0.6) was down 7 and 25 percent to new lows.