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Early Bird Special: Fox Sees Best World Series Game 2 Rating Since '09 Despite 7:00pm StartPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 27 / 16
Fox last night earned an 11.3 overnight rating for the Cubs' 5-1 win over the Indians in Game 2 of the World Series, marking the highest-rated Game 2 since '09, when the net drew a 13.6 overnight for Phillies-Yankees. Last night's rating also came despite the game being played an hour earlier -- 7:0...
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