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Cubs' Clincher Over Dodgers Is Most-Watched LCS Contest Since '10, Posts Record For FS1Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 24 / 16
FS1 on Saturday night averaged 9.7 million viewers for the Cubs' NLCS-clinching 5-0 win over the Dodgers, the most-watched LCS telecast on any network since '10. The game, which saw the Cubs advance to their first World Series in 71 years, was also the most-watched program in FS1 history. Cubs-Dodge...
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