Indians-Cubs Game 5 averages a whopping 23.6 million on Fox; Most-Watched Game 5 Since 1997


The Chicago Cubs win over the Cleveland Indians in Game 5 to stave off elimination averaged 23.6 million viewers on Fox and 24.1 million including Fox Deportes and Fox Sports Go. It was the most-watched game 5 since 1997’s Marlins-Indians drew 24.2 million

The game drew a 13.1/21 national household rating/share the best game 5 rating since 2003’s Yankees-Marlins (13.2/21) and was the most-watched baseball telecast since 2011’s Rangers-Cardinals game 7 (25.4 million).

The Dallas Cowboys win over the Philadelphia Eagles in overtimes on NBC averaged 18 million viewers.

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