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Ratings: ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ Rebounds Against Fox’s Dominant World Series Win

Fox bests ABC, CBS, NBC combined in key demo ratings

Fox had a big night, topping both the demographic and total viewers with a close World Series-clinching Game 7. It also bested it’s so-called “Big 4” competition combined, earning a 5.7 rating in the advertiser-sought 18-49 demographic versus ABC, CBS and NBC’s summed 5.2.

Against the big game, ABC’s “Black-ish” still managed to rebound a bit, up 13 percent from last week.

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Fox was first in ratings with a 5.7 rating/17 share in the key demo and first in viewers with an average of 20.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. Though due to the nature of live sports, those numbers are to be considered approximate at best. Final numbers will be released later on Thursday, but for now click over to our Game 7 metered market ratings breakout for more detailed information.

ABC was second in ratings with a 2.2/6 and third in viewers with 7.1 million. “The Middle” at 8 p.m. had a 1.8/6 and 6.9 million viewers. “The Goldbergs” at 8:30 got a 2.1/6 and 6.8 million viewers. “Modern Family” at 9 earned a 3.4/10 and 9.7 million viewers. “Black-ish” at 9:30 ticked up to a 2.7/8 and 7.7 million viewers. “Nashville” at 10 received a 1.5/4 and 5.6 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 2.0/6 and in second viewers with 8.9 million. “Survivor” at 8 stayed flat with a 2.2/7 and had 9 million viewers. “Criminal Minds” at 9 earned a 2.3/6 and 10.3 million viewers. “Stalker” at 10 dipped to a 1.5/5 and 7.3 million viewers.

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NBC and Univision tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 1.0/3. NBC was fourth in viewers with 5.4 million, Univision was fifth with 2.7 million.

For NBC, “Mysteries of Laura” at 8 dipped to a 1.2/4 and had 7.5 million viewers. Reruns followed.

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The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.8/2 and in total viewers with 2.3 million. At 8, “Arrow” got a 1.0/3 and 2.8 million viewers. At 9, “The 100” had a 0.6/2 and 1.9 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in total viewers with 1.3 million.

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