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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Mon.-Tues., Oct. 30-31) -- Game 6 of World Series is Grand Slam for Fox

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Dominated by pitching instead of hitting this time, Game 6 of the World Series gave Fox its biggest numbers to date and another romp over all competing programming.

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ 3-1 win over the visiting Houston Astros ran from 7:21 to 10:43 p.m. and averaged a robust 655,233 D-FW viewers. Throughout Tuesday night, the Series drew a bigger crowd than the combined attractions on ABC, CBS and NBC.

Game 6 also rolled with advertiser-prized 18-to-49-year-olds, amassing 252,769 viewers in this key demographic. Prime-time’s runner-up in total viewers, CBS’ 7 p.m. hour of NCIS, had 320,495 while NBC’s 8 p.m. episode of This Is Us ranked second-best among 18-to-49-year-olds with 127,945.

Wednesday night’s deciding Game 7 of the World Series has a fighting chance to hit one million total viewers, depending on the closeness and length of the game.

On a baseball-less Monday, NBC’s 7 to 9 p.m. edition of The Voice led all prime-time programming with 263,518 total viewers before ABC’s The Good Doctor took the 9 p.m. hour with 249,274 in competition among the Big Four broadcast networks. ESPN’s Monday Night Football attraction, the Chiefs vs. the Broncos, averaged 235,029 total viewers.

MNF prevailed with 18-to-49-year-olds, pulling in 102,980 to pace all prime-time programming. The Good Doctor led all broadcast network offerings with 90,497 viewers in the 18-to-49 realm.

Here are the local news derby results for the third and fourth weekdays of the November “sweeps.”

Monday -- TEGNA8 continued to capitalize on an unusually bounteous 9 p.m. ABC lead-in by dominating at 10 p.m. in both total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming).

It otherwise was Fox4 all the way, with the station sweeping the 6 a.m. and 5 and 6 p.m. competitions.

Tuesday -- CBS11 won a downsized three-way race at 10 p.m. in total viewers while NBC5 was tops with 25-to-54-year-olds.

The Peacock also plucked Fox4 with a pair of 6 a.m. wins and likewise ran the table at 5 p.m. The 6 p.m. firsts went to TEGNA8 in total viewers and Fox4 with 25-to-54-year-olds.

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