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Cubs-Dodgers Viewership Keeping Pace With ’16 NLCS Numbers

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 16 / 17

TBS is now averaging 6.54 million viewers through two games of the Cubs-Dodgers NLCS, up slightly from 6.53 million viewers last year for the same series on FS1. Two years ago, TBS was averaging 7.21 million viewers for the first two games of the Mets-Cubs series. TBS carried the Indians-Blue Jays A...

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