Ratings: Fox’s World Series Game 6 Puts the Wood to Competition

CBS didn’t even bother putting up originals on Tuesday

Last Updated: November 9, 2016 @ 8:06 AM

Fox walked away with another win on Tuesday, when the Chicago Cubs put a hurting on the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 of the 2016 World Series.

CBS didn’t even bother putting up original programming during last night’s primetime. That said, the network still finished second among total viewers.

The World Series will crown a champion tonight — Game 7 starts at 8 p.m. ET on Fox. Expect another big win by a huge margin of victory for that network.

Fox was first in ratings with a 6.2 rating/20 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 21.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. Game 6 ran throughout primetime and beyond.

NBC was second in ratings with a 1.7/6 and third in viewers with 7.2 million. A “Voice” recap show at 8 p.m. received a 1.4/5 and 6.8 million viewers. At 9, “This Is Us” built on its lead-in, posting a 2.3/7 and 8.4 million viewers. “Chicago Fire” at 10 had a 1.4/5 and 6.5 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 1.1/3 and fourth in viewers with 3.6 million. “The Middle” at 8 got a 1.4/5 and 5.4 million viewers. At 8:30, “American Housewife” put up a 1.5/5 and 5.1 million viewers. “Fresh Off the Boat” at 9 managed a 1.0/3 and 3.5 million viewers. “The Real O’Neals” at 9:30 settled for a 0.8/3 and 2.8 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 1.0/3, but second and in viewers with 8.4 million, airing all reruns.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and sixth in viewers with 1.7 million.

The CW and Univision tied for sixth in ratings, both with a 0.6/2. CW was fifth in total viewers with 1.8 million, Univision was seventh with 1.6 million.

For CW, “the Flash” at 8 had a 0.9/3 and 2.7 million viewers. At 9, “No Tomorrow” limped to a 0.3/1 and 861,000 viewers.