Fox, game 4 'NLCS', Phillies vs. Giants, built steam scored last hour


Last night the MLB NLCS GAME 4: PHILADELPHIA at SAN FRANCISCO on FOX posted a 2.7/8 from 8-11p among Adults 18-49, up +50% compared to the equivalent NLCS Game 4 on TBS last year on Mon, 10/19/09 from 8p-12a (1.8/5). 

Compared to FOX’s most recent NLCS GAME 4 (PHILADELPHIA at LA DODGERS on Mon., 10/13/08) last night’s NLCS GAME 4 was up +8% among Adults 18-49. 

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 and all key male demos.


ABC’s The Middle (2.6/8, up +4%), Better With You (2.1/6, flat), Modern Family (4.7/13, down -2%), Cougar Town (3.1/9, down -3%) and The Whole Truth (1.4/4, up one tenth) were all in line with their prior season averages.

On CBS, Survivor: Nicaragua (3.5/11) was down -8% and matched its season low.  Criminal Minds (3.6/10, up +3%) was in line with its prior average, while new series The Defenders (2.2/6) was down -12% and matched its lowest performance to date.  Through five weeks, new series The Defenders (2.5/7) is down -24% from CBS’s year-ago time period performance (3.3/9, CSI: NY).

NBC’s Undercovers (1.5/5) gained +7%, Law & Order: SVU (2.6/7) increased +13% from last week’s season low, and Law & Order: LA (2.4/7) grew +26% from last week’s low-rated episode.

Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX are approximate.  MLB NLCS GAME 4: PHILADELPHIA at SAN FRANCISCO aired from 7:52-11:37p.

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: FOX)