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TV Ratings: World Series Improves With Game 2

UPDATED at 2:51 p.m. PT: With the final numbers in, Game 2 of the 2017 World Series improved to a 4.2 rating and 15.48 million viewers.

Previously:

Game 2 of the 2017 World Series is already up significantly in the overnight ratings compared to Game 1, according to Nielsen data.

The game, which saw the Houston Astros top the LA Dodgers in extra innings, is currently averaging a 3.9 rating in adults 18-59 and 14.6 million viewers. Game 1 initially drew a 2.9 and 10.9 million viewers, but eventually adjusted up to a 3.9 and 14.97 million viewers. Game 2 will likely adjust up later today when the final numbers are calculated.

Beyond the World Series, it was a fairly steady night on broadcast. On NBC, “The Blacklist” (0.9, 5.3 million), “Law & Order: SVU” (1.2, 5.7 million), and “Chicago PD” (1.1, 6.1 million) were all even.

For ABC, the 100th episode of “The Goldbergs” (1.4, 5.4 million) was even, as were “Speechless” (1.1, 4.2 million), “Modern Family” (1.7, 5.9 million), “American Housewife” (1.3, 4.7 million), and “Designated Survivor” (0.8, 4 million).

On CBS, “Survivor” (1.7, 8.2 million), “SEAL Team” (1.0, 6.9 million), and “Criminal Minds” (1.0, 5.9 million) were all even.

“Riverdale” (0.6, 1.6 million) was steady on The CW, but “Dynasty” (0.2, 0.73 million) was down in both measures.

Fox easily topped the night with a 3.9 and 14.6 million viewers. CBS was a distant second with a 1.2 and 6.9 million viewers. ABC was third in the demo with a 1.1 but fourth in total viewers with 4.7 million. NBC was fourth in the demo with a 1.0 but third in total viewers with 5.7 million. The CW averaged a 0.4 and 1.2 million viewers.

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