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However, it was not enough to prevent the five-game series from being the least-watched Fall Classic in recorded TV history.
Wednesday night's game averaged 11.48M on Fox, a jump of 3M compared to Tuesday night's audience. The total audience across Fox, Fox Deportes and Fox streaming platforms was 11.64M.
The World Series averaged 9.11M viewers this year, 23 percent less than last year's Fall Classic
Wednesday's Game 5 averaged 11.48M on Fox, a jump of 3M compared to Tuesday's audience
It was the first audience over 10M for this year's series. Monday night's Game 3 set the record for the least-watched World Series game on record at 8.13M.
The audience peaked with 14.27M viewers for the final three outs.
Baseball and network executives figured this year's series might face a tough audience because of two teams that don't have much national appeal. The expanded playoffs also meant it was a series matching the teams