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How many people watched the World Series final?

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Asked by: Omar Sacra

14.3 million people watched the Atlanta Braves win the 2021 World Series. The Atlanta Braves first World Series win in over 20 years averaged 11.7 million viewers for the six-game set against the Houston Astros.

How many average viewers watch the World Series?

World Series ratings: Game 1, Game 2

MLB season: 2003 2019
World Series ratings: 12.8 8.1
WS average viewers (millions) 25.47 13.91

What was the most watched World Series?

The most-watched World Series game of all time was the Philadelphia Phillies’ title-clinching Game 6 victory in 1980 over the Kansas City Royals which averaged 54.86 million viewers.

How are the World Series TV ratings?

Television ratings by year

Year Network Average
2021 Fox 6.5/16 (11.744 M viewers)
2020 Fox 5.2/12 (9.785 M viewers)
2019 Fox 8.1/16 (13.912 M viewers)
2018 Fox 8.3/17 (14.125 M viewers)

Is MLB viewership down in 2021?

MLB attendance hit a 37-year low in 2021, with the average per-game attendance falling for the fifth straight season (not counting the fanless 2020 season).

Is Major League Baseball losing fans?

Even before the pandemic restrictions on attendance over the last two seasons, the average attendance had fallen in seven of the previous eight full seasons. The average attendance in 2019 was 28,203, the lowest such figure since 2002.

Are MLB ratings down?

As for viewership, the MLB experienced a 12% drop in leaguewide household average from the 2019 season to the 2021 season.

Why is MLB losing popularity?

Behind those numbers lay many hidden problems for Major League Baseball as a national sport. A graying fan base, increasing competition from other sports, and a general apathy brought on by a long season have all helped to shrink the sport’s following.

Is the NBA losing popularity?

NBA ratings have fallen almost 45 percent in the past decade, while NFL ratings remain tops in sports and have been rising mildly in recent years. For a decade the quality of the NBA product has been going downhill.

Are ESPN ratings going down?

Long List of Studio Shows with Surging Audiences, Every Live Edition of SportsCenter up 9-27% ESPN’s total day viewership in the first quarter of 2022 was up 32% vs. last year to an average of 812,000 viewers (P2+), the network’s best for the first three months of the year since 2017.

Has First Take ratings dropped since Max left?

Overall, the show was up 22 percent (P2+) from 2021 with an average of 445,000 viewers. With people 18-49, First Take recorded an eight percent increase from 2021 with 180,000 viewers on average in that demographic. In addition, last month’s viewership marks First Take’s most-watched month of Feb. since 2018.

Why are NBA TV ratings down?

There were several reasons television ratings were down for sports in 2020—increased streaming options, the weirdness of having no fans in the stands, an all-encompassing presidential election, the fact that the entire world was falling apart—but the primary reason may be the simplest: Sports were on at different times