Soccer rules Nationwide, Dodgers at Los Angeles

NEW YORK — The Los Angeles Dodgers played Because of their season Sunday night on Fox, the seventh Match of the National League Championship Series. Win and visit the World Series, shed, and go home.

At precisely the same period, the Los Angeles Rams played with a regular-season match on NBC from the San Francisco 49ers, a loss that dropped the Rams to a 4-2 record.

There is no wonder which sport meant more. However, for a nationwide audience, the soccer game was observed by 12.6 million individuals, while 9.7 million tuned in to find that the Dodgers finish a memorable comeback against the Atlanta Braves.

There is no better example of how soccer is a popular game and the reason why networks lineup with open checkbooks whenever tv rights come.

Baseball, despite its standing as the National Pastime, is much more of a neighborhood attraction. Folks have a limited interest in their favorite team isn’t involved.

Case in point: the Los Angeles marketplace. The Nielsen company said in that town, 7.6 percent of those homes with televisions saw the Rams on Sunday night. However, 18.5 percentage of L.A. TV houses were tuned into the Dodgers.

Television’s other huge contest a week was Thursday’s dueling city halls together with President Donald Trump on NBC and Democratic rival Joe Biden on ABC. Within an upset — because the former reality TV star president has had drawing power — Biden won 14.2 million viewers to 13.5 million.

Fox has been the hottest broadcast network a week, averaging 5.2 million viewers. CBS’s 4.9 million, ABC’d 4.6 million, NBC’d 4.5 million, Ion Television had 1.2 million, Univision had 1.1 million and Telemundo’d 920,000.

MSNBC’d 2.27 million, ESPN had 2.02 million, TBS had 1.99 million, and CNN’s 1.83 million.

NBC’s”Nightly News”‘d 7.4 million viewers as well as the”CBS Evening News” had 5.1 million.

1. Town Hall: Joe Biden, ABC, 14.15 million.

2. Town Hall: Donald Trump, NBC, 13.49 million.

3. NFL Football: L.A. Rams at San Francisco, NBC, 12.6 million.

4. NFL Football: L.A. Chargers at New England, ESPN, 11.2 million.

5. NFL Football: Buffalo at Tennessee, CBS, 10.87 million.

6. “The OT,” Fox, 10.62 million.

7. NLCS: Atlanta vs. Los Angeles, Game 7, Fox, 9.66 million.

8. College Football: Georgia at Alabama, CBS, 9.61 million.

9. “Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick,” NBC, 9.26 million.

10. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 9.1 million.

11. “Baseball Pregame,” Fox, 8.72 million.

12. “Football Night in America,” NBC, 7.15 million.

13. “The Masked Singer,” Fox, 6.5 million.

14. “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC, 6.26 million.

15. “Monday Night Kickoff,” ESPN, 5.98 million.

16. “Tucker Carlson Tonight” (Wednesday), Fox News, 5.87 million.

17. “Hannity” (Thursday), Fox News, 5.86 million.

18. “Hannity” (Wednesday), Fox News, 5.44 million.

19. “Hannity” (Tuesday), Fox News, 5.34 million.

20. “Tucker Carlson Tonight” (Tuesday), Fox News, 5.17 million.