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FS1 Gets Record Overnight Rating For Cubs-Dodgers Game 5; Strong Figure In ChicagoPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 16
FS1 on Thursday night drew a 5.3 overnight rating for the Cubs’ 8-4 win over the Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLCS, marking the cable net's best overnight for any telecast on record. NLCS Game 5 had competition from the Bears-Packers “TNF” game on CBS/NFL Network, as well as college fo...
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