The deciding game of the American League Championship Series dominated Saturday’s cable ratings — and set a record for Fox Sports 1 in the process.

The Houston Astros’ victory over the New York Yankees delivered 9.92 million viewers, the biggest audience in FS1’s history, and a 2.7 rating in adults 18-49. It was the most-watched league championship series telecast on any network since 2010.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
ALCS GAME 7 FS1 8:00 PM 9,924 2.7
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 12:00 PM 2,580 0.9
ALCS POSTGAME FS1 11:26 PM 2,581 0.9
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 9:00 AM 1,842 0.7
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 3:30 PM 2,093 0.7
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:13 PM 1,986 0.7
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 7:17 PM 1,891 0.6
JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 HBO 8:00 PM 1,803 0.5
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 10:45 PM 1,392 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:00 AM 1,990 0.5
LIVE PD: 68 A&E 9:00 PM 1,601 0.5
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 860 0.4
JOJO’S ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 696 0.4
TWD: THE JOURNEY CONTINUES AMC 9:00 PM 1,035 0.4
ALCS PREGAME FS1 7:00 PM 1,432 0.3
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: IBO ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 648 0.3
HARVEST WEDDING HALLMARK 9:00 PM 2,723 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 2:11 AM 622 0.3
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:30 PM 736 0.3
LUPIN THE 3RD: PART 4 ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 541 0.3
PIONEER WOMAN FOOD 10:00 AM 1,198 0.3
TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD 10:30 AM 1,062 0.3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:15 AM 497 0.3
THE KITCHEN AT FN FOOD 11:00 AM 1,125 0.2
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 7:00 AM 546 0.2

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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