Primetime Ratings Wednesday: World Series Stays Level on Fox

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Fox won the Wednesday ratings race easily, the World Series giving the network a big victory. Fox had a 1.8 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and an 11 share. In second was ABC at 0.7/4. 

Fox had Rays-Dodgers across prime as Tampa Bay evened the series. The rating stayed level with Game One. 

ABC had the premiere of The Goldbergs, with two episodes across the 8 p.m. hour at 0.8. It is season eight of that comedy. After comedy repeats, Whoopi Goldberg-narrated The Con shot up 67% to 0.5. 

CBS rated a 0.6/4. Big Brother got a 0.9 and The Amazing Race a 0.6, both down a tenth of a point. A SWAT rerun was on at 10. 

NBC and Telemundo both scored a 0.5/3. On NBC, The Wall went up 50% to 0.6 and two hours of American Ninja Warrior fell 33% to 0.4.

Telemundo had Premios Billboard De La Musica Latina 2 across primetime. The special got a 0.8 last year. 

Univision got a 0.4/2. Medicos and Imperio De Mentiras both notched a 0.4 and Dulce Ambicion a 0.3. Everything on Univision was up a tenth of a point. 

The CW got a 0.1/1. Devils and Coroner both rated a flat 0.1.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.