As quickly as you can say Albert Pujols that never-say-die World Series went the distance generating grand numbers. In the latest ratings from Nielsen, Game 7 of the Fall Classic took the top prize for the week with an estimated 1.5 million WNYW/Channel 5 viewers and a 7.6 rating.
The stunning, extra-inning Game 6 settled for third-best (1.1 million/5.9). Game 5 between the Rangers and Cardinals took hold of 11th place (758,000/3.9).
Back to the regularly scheduled programming, WABC/Channel 7 landed at number two, thanks to Dancing With The Stars (1.2 million/6.3). The Dancing result show had a fifth-place finish (905,000/4.6).
WCBS had its highest entry at number four, as the Ashton Kutcher-led Two and a Half Men continues to surge (944,000/4.8).
From Two and a Half Men to two and a half hours. An extended X Factor episode had its best showing on WNYW, tying for fifth (906,000/4.6).
There’s more from the Top 10 after the jump.
- *Fifth NCIS WCBS (895,000/4.6)
- Eighth Big Bang Theory WCBS (836,000/4.3)
- Ninth NCIS: L.A. WCBS (818,000/4.2)
- Tenth Modern Family WABC (790,000/4.0)
WNBC did not crack the Top 30 prime time programs.
Overall, WCBS had 14 appearances in the weekly survey, while WABC was listed 12 times.