TV Ratings: Baseball and football score for FOX, NBC Sunday

giants-brian-wilson-gi-320.jpgFast National ratings for Sunday, October 31, 2010.

Halloween and new cable offerings took away some eyes from CBS and ABC, but the big winners were FOX and NBC for their sports coverage of the World Series and football, respectively.

FOX took the lead for the night, drawing in 16.7 million viewers an da 9.7 rating/16 share in households. NBC also had a hefty 13.2 million tuning in and a 7.9/13, followed by CBS (10.1 million, 6.2/10) and ABC (7.9 million, 5.1/8).

NBC and FOX tied, however, in the 18-49 demo with a 5.2 rating apiece. CBS was far behind with a 2.4, with ABC coming in last with a 2.2.

Sunday hour by hour:

7 p.m.


FOX: World Series Game 4 (21.1 million, 12.3/22)
CBS: "60 Minutes" (10.7 million, 7.0/12)
ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.8 million, 3.5/6)
NBC: "Football Night in America" (5.6 million, 3.5/6)

18-49 leader: World Series Game 4 (7.3)

8 p.m.

FOX: World Series Game 4 (16.2 million, 9.4/15)
NBC: Sunday Night Football (14.2 million, 8.5/14)
CBS:  "The Amazing Race" (9.2 million, 5.5/9)
ABC: "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (6.6 million, 4.1/7)

18-49 leader: Sunday Night Football (5.5)

9 p.m.

NBC: Sunday Night Football (17.6 million, 10.3/16)
FOX: World Series Game 4 (12.8 million, 7.5/12)
ABC: "Desperate Housewives" (10.4 million, 7.2/11)
CBS: "Undercover Boss" (10.4 million, 6.1/9)


18-49 leader: Sunday Night Football (7.0)

10 p.m.

NBC:
Sunday Night Football (15.3 million, 6.3/16)
CBS: "CSI: Miami" (9.9 million, 6.1/10)
ABC: "Brothers & Sisters" (8.2 million, 5.6/9)

18-49 leader:
Sunday Night Football (6.3)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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