Saturday earned the highest preliminary rating for a non-Winter Classic regular-season game since 2002.
The early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans… and the NFL.
More than 8 million viewers watched Snooki and company return to “Jersey Shore.”
The San Francisco Giants’ five-game victory over the Texas Rangers averaged an 8.4 rating and 14 share. That matches the record low of the 2008 Phillies-Rays World Series, which also went five games.
The San Francisco Giants’ 11-7 win over the Texas Rangers in Game 1 on Fox on Wednesday night earned an 8.9 rating and 15 share. That’s down 25 percent from the 11.9 for last year’s Yankees-Phillies opener.