On an average viewer basis, 2007 outperformed 2006, but...
While on an average viewers basis 2007 was up ~9% vs. 2006, there were only 4 games in 2007, and there were 5 in 2006. From Fox's perspective this can't be viewed as great news. On the bright side, this year's final game had ~28% more viewers than last year's game 5 finale.
2007 World Series Total Viewers & 18-49 viewers:
|Date||Game||Total Viewers Live+SD(000)||Total Viewers 18-49 Live+SD(000)||HH Rating (LIVE+SD)|
|10/24/2007||Rockies vs. Red Sox: Game 1||16897||7613||10.5|
|10/25/2007||Rockies vs. Red Sox: Game 2||16950||6948||11.1|
|10/27/2007||Red Sox vs. Rockies: Game 3||14055||5651||8.5|
|10/28/2007||Red Sox vs. Rockies: Game 4||20945||9317||12.6|