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World Series Ranks Near the Top of Weekly Nielsens

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Fox's coverage of the World Series ended last Wednesday on a high note.

The sixth game of the World Series, in which the Boston Red Sox clinched the championship in front of their home crowd by defeating the St. Louis Cardinals, was seen by 19.2 million viewers.  Only one primetime program enjoyed more viewers during the week: the CBS drama NCIS.

CBS averaged the most viewers of any network in primetime for the week ending Sunday.  Fox was second, followed by ABC and NBC in a tie, Univision, the CW, ION Television and Telemundo.

Here are the top 10 primetime network and cable programs for the week of Oct. 28-Nov. 3, according to the Nielsen Company:

  1. NCIS, CBS, 19.3 million.
  2. World Series Game 6: St. Louis at Boston, Fox, 19.18 million.
  3. NFL Football: Indianapolis at Houston, NBC, 17.04 million.
  4. 60 Minutes, CBS, 15.81 million.
  5. NCIS: Los Angeles, CBS, 14.9 million.
  6. World Series Game 5: Boston at St. Louis, Fox, 14.45 million.
  7. Walking Dead, AMC, 13.31 million.
  8. Dancing with the Stars, ABC, 13.28 million.
  9. The Voice (Monday), NBC, 13.22 million.
  10. Person of Interest, CBS, 12 million.

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