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First Game Of The World Series Produces Strong Ratings

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Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent

The first game of the World Series produced strong ratings.

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The Cleveland Indians shut out the Chicago Cubs 6-0 at Progressive Field in Cleveland Tuesday night. The game averaged a 12.6 overnight rating for Fox in metered market households — up 20 percent from the first game last year.

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It was the first time he Cubs have played in the World Series in 71 years.

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, it is also the best overnight scores for any World Series game in the last five years.

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The Indians and the Cubs go head to head again in Cleveland Wednesday night. (RELATED: The Third ‘Thursday Night Football’ Game Saw An Increase In Ratings)