World Series TV Ratings Average Drops 32% Below Previous Low
ARLINGTON, Texas -- AP -- The Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game win over the Tampa Bay Rays received an average television rating 32% below the previous World Series low. The six games on Fox averaged a 5.2 rating, 12 share and 9,785,000 viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research.
The previous low was a 7.6 rating, 12 share and 12,660,000 viewers for the San Francisco Giants' four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers in 2012. This year's rating was down 36% from the 8.1 rating, 16 share and average of 14,067,000 viewers for the Washington Nationals' seven-game win over the Houston Astros last year.