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World Series Game 2 Overnight Rating Projects Primetime Win For Fox, Up From Game 1

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 23 / 14

Fox earned an 8.8 overnight rating for the Royals’ 7-2 win over the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series last night, projecting a win for the network in primetime. While down 7% from a 9.5 overnight for Red Sox-Cardinals Game 2 in ’13, which aired on a Thursday night, last night’...

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