Friday night time’s Recreation 3 of the 2021 World Collection on Fox scored a 1.9 in demos and a complete viewership of 9.37 million, as followers tuned in to see the Atlanta Braves take a 2-1 lead within the best-of-seven matchup.
Though baseball received the night time, to this point the general rankings for the World Collection are down. Recreation 2 noticed 10.28 million viewers tune in, the second-lowest quantity in World Collection historical past, forward of solely final yr’s Recreation 2 between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays. Recreation 1 was equally dismal, with 10.811 million viewers, additionally the second-lowest mark in historical past for corresponding video games in historical past.
The intense facet of these numbers is that they’re up from 2020, which was a Covid-19 shortened season. Baseball additionally outdraws each sport however the NFL.
Elsewhere, ABC’s Shark Tank held regular with an 0.5, a slight improve in demos and in whole viewership from final week. Later, ABC newsmag 20/20 additionally grew barely, coming in with an 0.5 for its look again on the Gabby Petito/Brian Laundrie saga that not too long ago captivated the nation.
The CBS crime drama lineup noticed repeats of SWAT, Magnum PI and Blue Bloods.
NBC had a brand new episode of Ava DuVernay’s Residence Candy Residence, which got here in with an 0.2, up in demos for the week. It was adopted by a brand new Dateline, which took a take a look at the lacking individuals case of faculty pupil Kristin Sensible, a Petito-esque case that got here in with an 0.3 in demos.
The CW had the particular Scooby-Doo, The place Are You Now! The reunion noticed Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and Scooby-Doo wanting again at their time collectively. Executives little question have been saying “Zoinks!” after they noticed its 0.1 and 0.50 viewership. The trailing present, Nancy Drew, fared higher, up in demos to an 0.1 and in viewership.