World Series Sets Record Low For Viewership

11/30/2008 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

The three-inning conclusion of the suspended Game 5 of the World Series attracted 19.8 million viewers on Wednesday night. Combined with those who watched the first five and a half innings Monday night, the game averaged 15.8 million viewers.

The Series was hamstrung by a 90-minute rain delay before Game 3 and the two-day suspension of Game 5. It was the least-viewed Series by a significant amount.

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