Fox, game five 'NLCS' series, Phillies vs Giants takes 2nd place


Last night, MLB NLCS GAME 5: PHILADELPHIA at SAN FRANCISCO aired on FOX and posted a 2.9/8 from 8-11p among Adults 18-49, up +12% from the equivalent NLCS Game 5 on TBS last year on 10/21/09 (2.6/8, LA DODGERS at PHILADELPHIA).

 Compared to FOX’s most recent NLCS GAME 5 (PHILADELPHIA at LA DODGERS on 10/15/08), last night’s NLCS GAME 5 was also up +12% among Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.6/7).

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

Following a Grey’s Anatomy repeat at 8p (1.2/4), ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy original (3.9/10) delivered its lowest-rated fall telecast ever, down -15% from last week’s episode. Through five weeks, Grey’s Anatomy is down -19% vs. last fall (4.6/12 vs. 5.7/15). At 10p, Private Practice (2.8/8) dropped -7% and matched its season low.

On CBS, The Big Bang Theory (4.0/13) hit its lowest rating of the season, down -7% from last week.  $#*! My Dad Says (3.1/9) at 8:30p was down -3%, while CSI gained +6% (3.3/9). At 10p The Mentalist (2.9/8) dropped -12% and sank to its lowest-rated telecast ever in the time period at 10p.

On NBC, Community (1.9/6) was down -14%, while 30 Rock (2.2/7) was down -29% from last weeks live show and -15% from its prior average (2.6/8). The Office (3.4/9) posted its lowest-rated fall telecast ever, down -11% week over week. At 930p, new comedy Outsourced (2.3/6) hit its lowest rating to date, down -12% from last week. The Apprentice (1.3/4) once again matched its all-time franchise low.

Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX are only approximate.  MLB NLCS GAME 5: PHILADELPHIA at SAN FRANCISCO aired from 7:51-11:13p.

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source; FOX)