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TBS’ Dodgers-Cubs NLCS Series Finale Averages 5.2 Million Viewers

More than 5 million viewers tuned into TBS last night to watch the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Chicago Cubs to win baseball's National League Championship Series, according to Nielsen.

TBS' game five NLCS coverage -- in which the Dodgers defeated the Cubs 11-1 to secure a trip to the World Series -- generated 5.2 million viewers, up 84% over game five of the 2016 Toronto Blue Jays-Cleveland Indians American League Championship series, according to TBS.

The game also drew more than 6.5 million Twitter and Facebook interactions across 2.5 million unique social media accounts, according to Nielsen.

Overall, the Dodgers-Cubs series averaged 6.2 million viewers, up 88% over TBS’ Jays-Indians coverage, according to the network.