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Ratings: Fox wins Wednesday with World Series

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Wednesday night’s sixth (and final) game of the World Series averaged 22 million in total viewership. Fox averaged nearly 20 million viewers for all six games, making it the most-viewed MLB series in five years. Meanwhile, CBS’ numbers for new episodes of Criminal Minds and CSI: NY were down slightly, and ABC’s Eastwick lost 17 percent of its viewership over the course of the 10 p.m. hour.

Time Show Viewers (in millions)
8:00 p.m. 2009 World Series (Fox)

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS)

Mercy (NBC)

Hank (ABC)

America’s Next Top Model (The CW)

22.0

7.0

6.6

5.3

4.0

8:30 Gary Unmarried (CBS)

The Middle (ABC)

6.7

6.1

9:00 Criminal Minds (CBS)

Modern Family (ABC)

Law & Order (NBC)

The Vampire Diaries (The CW)

12.0

8.6

8.0

1.4 (repeat)

9:30 Cougar Town (ABC) 6.8
10:00 CSI: NY (CBS)

The Jay Leno Show (NBC)

Eastwick (ABC)

11.6

4.7

4.6

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