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Fox' Cubs-Indians Delivers Best World Series Game 1 Overnight Rating Since '09Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 26 / 16
Fox last night drew a 12.6 overnight rating for the Indians' 6-0 win over the Cubs in Game 1 of the World Series, marking the best figure for a Fall Classic opener since Phillies-Yankees drew a 13.8 in '09. Cubs-Indians Game 1 is up 20% from a 10.5 for the Royals-Mets opener last year (14 innings), ...
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