World Series Game Draws Nearly 18 Million Total Viewers

Oct 29, 2009  •  Post A Comment

World Series Game One, the Yankees vs. the Phillies, was a big smash for Fox, with an average 17.8 million total viewers tuning in, according to Hal Boedeker in the Orlando Sentinel.

Among the other networks, the 8 p.m. hour was very competitive, with reruns of "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and "Gary Unmarried" getting 6.6 million and 6.4 million, respectively, against ABC’s "It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!’s" 6.3 million and "The Middle’s" 6.6 million, while NBC stayed close with a "Monsters vs. Aliens" special drawing 6.3 million.

At 9 p.m.,CBS’ "Criminal Minds" rerun had 9.7 million viewers compared to ABC’s "Modern Family" and "Cougar Town" were up with 9.2 million and 7.5 million each, and NBC’s "Law & Order: SVU" had 8 million people watching.

The 10 p.m. hour, 9.2 million viewers were glued to a rerun of "CSI: NY." Another 5.1 million watched ABC’s new installment of "Eastwick" and 5 million more tuned in to see NBC’s "The Jay Leno Show."

— Allison J. Waldman

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