The Cleveland Indians 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs in game 3 to take a 2-1 lead in the 2016 World Series averaged 19.4 million viewers. The game peaked with 24.5 million viewers from 11:30-11:41 PM ET.
That’s up 47% versus game 3 of Royals-Mets last year. Including Fox Deportes and Fox Sports Go the game averaged 19.78 million viewers edging out the 19.77 million combined viewing for game 1.
It was the most-watched game 3 since 2004’s Cardinals-Red Sox that averaged 24.4 million on a Friday.
Game by game viewership averages going back to 1996 can be found here.
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