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World Series Gives Fox a Ratings Win

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- This year’s World Series, which saw the San Francisco Giants sweep the Detroit Tigers in four games, averaged 12.7 million viewers, making it the lowest-rated fall classic ever. 

Still, the baseball coverage gave Fox a win in the weekly ratings battle. CBS was second, followed by ABC, NBC, the CW and ION Television.

An NFL post-game show following the New York Giants victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Fox was the most-watched primetime program for the week, ending Sunday.  It drew 21.1 million viewers.

Here are the top 10 primetime programs for the week of Oct. 22-28, according to the Nielsen Company:

1. NFL Post-Game: New York at Dallas, Fox, 21.1 million
2. NCIS, CBS, 17.8 million
3. NFL Sunday Night Football: New Orleans at Denver, NBC, 17.77 million
4. The OT, Fox, 17 million
5. NCIS:LA, CBS, 16.5 million
6. Big Bang Theory, CBS, 15.8 million
7. World Series Sunday, Fox, 15.5 million
8. World Series Sunday Pre-Game, Fox, 15.1 million
9. Person of Interest, CBS, 14 million
10. Dancing with the Stars, ABC, 13.3 million

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National Anthem Singers Announced For First Three World Series Games

Photo Courtesy - Major League Baseball(DALLAS) -- The World Series gets underway on Wednesday, and some big names have been lined up to sing the national anthem before everyone plays ball.

The Dallas Morning News reports John Legend will sing the anthem during Game 1 in San Francisco, and Lady Antebellum will do the honors Thursday at Game 2.

Kelly Clarkson perform the anthem before Saturday's game at Arlington Stadium, which is fitting since she's a Texas native.

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