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World Series Game 7 Posts Rating Record for FOX, Crushes 'Chuck'

October 31, 2011 (1:40 am) GMT
The match-up between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers draws 25.4 million viewers and a 14.7 rating, marking the highest-rated Friday night program in FOX's history.
World Series Game 7 Posts Rating Record for FOX, Crushes 'Chuck'

Game 7 of the World Series on Friday, October 28 gave a big win for FOX. The final match-up that saw the National League's St. Louis Cardinals beating out the Texas Rangers attracted 25.4 million viewers, which is the most-watched match-up since 2004 when the Boston Red Sox won its first title in 86 years.

Game 7 posted a 14.7 rating/25 share in homes, up 19% from last year. It marked the single highest-rated Friday night program in FOX's history, and the most-watched Friday night program of any kind on any network since the opening ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games on NBC.

At another network, Game 7 hampered the kick start of "" season 5 on NBC. The premiere episode of the show's final season, which aired up against the series-deciding game, only drew 3.4 million viewers and a 1.0 rating in 18-49 demo, marking the series' lowest to date.

Surprisingly, "" which debuted after "Chuck" delivered a better rating. The NBC new crime drama series lured in 6.5 million viewers and a 2.1 rating in the demo. It is ranked as the top-rated non-sports telecast since last December.

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