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The World Series Ratings Just Topped The NFL For The Second Time Ever

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent

Over 22 million people watched Game 5 of the World Series.

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As the Chicago Cubs came back to beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 at Wrigley Field Sunday night, Fox averaged a whopping 15.3 rating household rating — beating every other game this World Series with a total of 21.54 million viewers.

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It was the most-watched and highest-rated game in the World Series since 2009, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The game also dominated Sunday Night Football in ratings by 32 percent.

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The Cubs and the Indians are scheduled to meet again on Tuesday at Progressive Field in Ohio. (RELATED: First Game Of The World Series Produces Strong Ratings)