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Topic: World Series

7 Totally Awesome TV Spots From the Last Time the Royals Were in the World Series

1985 was all about MacGyver and American-brewed suds

When Kansas City hosts San Francisco in Game 1 of the World Series tonight on Fox, expect the year 1985 to be referenced about 1,985 times during the broadcast. That's…

Red Sox Drive Solid World Series Ratings

Fall Classic rebounds from last year’s low-water mark

In clinching their third World Series title in 10 years, the Boston Red Sox helped Fox post solid, if unspectacular, ratings. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, Wednesday night’s clincher delivered a…

Boston Blowout Doesn’t Put a Damper on World Series Ratings

Fox scores as Sox takes Game 1

An unhittable Jon Lester and a bevvy of bearded batsmen may have turned Game 1 of the 2013 World Series into a blowout, but that didn’t seem to shake up…

USA Today Takes Its Ad Meter Beyond the Super Bowl

Sees room to expand

Ad Meter: It’s not just for Super Bowl ads anymore. USA Today is expanding its Super Bowl ad-rating platform to other categories of sports media. Ad Meter: The Year in…

Super Bowl Buys: It All 'Ads' Up

Kantar Media study suggests NFL showcase is a marketer's dream

The going rate for 30 seconds of airtime in Super Bowl XLVII was a little shy of $4 million, and if recent trends are any indication, this year’s broadcast also…

Grin and (Panda) Bear It

Sandoval homer barrage eats into Fox’s World Series ratings

While it may be a lot of fun to watch Kung Fu Panda swat dingers over the fence at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Pablo Sandoval’s historic performance in Game…

World Series Preview: Inside Fox’s October Showcase

There’s joy in Mudville as baseball continues to deliver

When Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander takes the hill tonight in the opening game of the 108th edition of the World Series, he’ll be stepping into history. While this marks the…

ESPN Renews MLB Rights Deal Through 2021

Network’s investment in baseball doubles to $5.35 billion

As the Book of Revelations would have it, 666 is the number of the beast. Tack six zeroes on the end and it’s also the annual fee ESPN will pay…

An Instant Classic, Game 6 Draws 21.1 Million

Cards blast secures one more World Series broadcast for Fox

David Freese’s 11th inning walk-off homer capped an epic World Series game and assured Fox of a seventh and deciding broadcast. Perhaps more importantly, the dinger was witnessed by 25.2…

Small Turnout for Cardinals' Bullpen Bloopers

Game 5 of World Series draws 14.3 million viewers

In the final analysis, the 2011 World Series is likely to be remembered less for the heroics of Albert Pujols in Game 3 than for Tony La Russa’s downright goofy…

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