FOX's 'MLB NLCS' game 2 (Giants vs. Phillies) ranked No. 2


Last night FOX aired the MLB NLCS GAME 2 (Giants vs. Phillies) and posted a 2.7 rating among Adults 18-49 from 8:15-11:22p, up +93% compared to the equivalent NLCS Game 2 on TBS last year on Friday, 10/16/09 at 4pm (1.4).

Compared to FOX’s ALCS Game 2 (Yankees vs Angels) last year on Sat., 10/17/09, last night’s NLCS GAME 2 was down -10% among Adults 18-49 (vs. 3.0).

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.

Competition (regular non-Time Zone-adjusted Fast Nationals)

Following America’s Funniest Home Videos (1.8/6), ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2.3/6) was flat week over week and matched its season low. From 9-11p, Desperate Housewives (3.8/9) and Brothers & Sisters (2.7/7) both delivered their lowest-rated original Fall telecasts ever, down -3% and flat, respectively, from their telecasts last week.

Following CBS’s 60 Minutes (2.4/7), The Amazing Race posted a 3.4/9, down -11% from last week. At 9p, Undercover Boss (3.5/9) dropped -5% and posted a series low, while CSI: Miami (2.8/7) was in line with last week (+4%).

Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for NBC are approximate. In addition, note that NBC’s 7p NFL Pre-Game will be sustained by Nielsen. Following Football Night In America at 7p (2.2/7), 730p (3.4/10) and 8p (5.2/14), NBC’s Sunday Night Football Game 6: Indianapolis Colts vs. Washington Redskins posted a 6.5/16 from 830-11p, up from last week’s matchup (PHI Eagles vs. SF 49ers), which delivered a 5.7/15 from 8:30-11p in the Fast Nationals before rising to an 6.7/18 from 8:31-11:43p in the Finals.

Note: Ratings for FOX are Time Zone-adjusted Fast Nationals.  Demo shares are not available from Nielsen.

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: FOX)