TV Ratings: Yankees' World Series win scores for FOX Wednesday

nyyankees_290.jpgFast National ratings for Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009

The World Series win by the New York Yankees also had FOX rejoicing Wednesday night over its ratings, which surpassed its stellar numbers from the previous week.

The Yankees-Phillies matchup drew a whopping 22 million viewers and a 13.1 rating/20 share in households for FOX, while CBS took in about half that amount, 10 million viewers and a 6.5/10. Third place went to NBC (6.4 million, 4.3/7), followed by ABC (6 million, 3.9/6) and The CW (2.7 million, 1.8/3).

The adult 18-49 demographic race also went to FOX with a 7.0, more than double of CBS' 2.7 for second place. Next came ABC, 2.1, NBC, 1.8, and The CW, 1.2.

Wednesday's hourly numbers:

8 p.m.

FOX: World Series Game - Phillies vs. Yankees (22.27 million viewers, 13.2/21 households)
CBS: "Old Christine" (7 million, 4.7/7)/"Gary Unmarried" (6.7 million, 4.3/7)
NBC: "Mercy" (6.6 million, 4.3/7)
ABC: "Hank" (5.3 million, 3.6/6)/"The Middle" (6.1 million, 3.9/6)
The CW: "America's Next Top Model" (4 million, 2.6/4)

18-49 leader: World Series Game (6.9)

9 p.m.

FOX: World Series Game (21.8 million, 13.1/20)
CBS: "Criminal Minds" (12 million, 7.5/12)
NBC: "Law & Order: SVU" (8 million, 5.4/8)
ABC: "Modern Family" (8.6 million, 5.2/8)/"Cougar Town" (6.8 million, 4.4/7)
The CW: "The Vampire Diaries" rerun (1.4 million, 0.9/1)

18-49 leader: World Series Game (7.1)

10 p.m.

FOX: World Series Game (20.5 million, 11.8/19)
CBS: "CSI: NY" (11.7 million, 7.5/13)
NBC: "The Jay Leno Show" (4.7 million, 3.2/5)
ABC: "Eastwick" (4.6 million, 3.2/5)

18-49 leader: World Series Game (7.0)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change, especially in the case of live telecasts.

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