Royals’ win lifts Game 2 for FOX

Game 2 of the World Series showdown between the Giants and Royals picked up the pace for FOX, delivering another primetime win and posting a 7.9/14 household rating/share with 12.9 million viewers on FOX, according to Nielsen fast nationals. That was up 8% in rating and 6% in audience over Game 1 and marks the biggest percentage increase from Game 1 to Game 2 in eight years. Meanwhile, FOX Deportes delivered 279,000 viewers for World Series Game 2, its second most-watched Game 2 ever, surpassed only by Game 2 in 2009 (286,000).

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