The Media Chart for Nov. 4: Baseball Swings a Ratings Resurgence

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Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs hits a solo home run during Game Six of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on Nov. 1, 2016 in Cleveland.
Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs hits a solo home run during Game Six of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on Nov. 1, 2016 in Cleveland. Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Thanks to an exciting World Series, MLB saw its best ratings in years, claiming four of the top five spots in the broadcast ratings chart.

TV RATINGSWeek Ending Sunday, Oct. 30
BROADCAST
Rank Program Network Rating
1 M.L.B.: World Series, Game 5 FOX 13.1
2 M.L.B.: World Series, Game 1 FOX 11.3
3 M.L.B.: World Series, Game 3 FOX 11.0
4 N.F.L.: Philadelphia vs. Dallas NBC 10.2
5 M.L.B.: World Series, Game 2 FOX 10.2
6 M.L.B.: World Series, Game 4 FOX 9.3
7 NCIS CBS 8.7
8 The Big Bang Theory CBS 8.7
9 Bull CBS 7.3
10 Dancing With the Stars ABC 7.1
CABLE
Rank Program Network Rating
1 N.F.L.: Houston vs. Denver ESPN 6.7
2 Walking Dead AMC 6.4
3 N.F.L.: Jacksonville vs. Tennessee NFLN 3.2
4 College Football: Michigan vs. Michigan State ESPN 2.9
5 Hannity (Friday) FOXNC 2.6
6 The O'Reilly Factor (Friday) FOXNC 2.5
7 The O'Reilly Factor (Thursday) FOXNC 2.5
8 The Kelly File (Friday) FOXNC 2.5
9 Special Report With Bret Baier (Friday) FOXNC 2.4
10 The Five (Friday) FOXNC 2.4
Source: The Nielsen Company. Television rating is based on 116.4 million households for live and same-day viewing of programs of at least 30 minutes duration.
DOMESTIC BOX OFFICE 2016Year-to-Date Through Sunday, Oct. 30
Rank Film Studio Gross (Millions)
1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Buena Vista $936.7
2 Finding Dory* Buena Vista 485.7
3 Captain America: Civil War Buena Vista 408.1
4 The Secret Life of Pets* Universal 366.3
5 The Jungle Book Buena Vista 364.0
6 Deadpool Fox 363.1
7 Zootopia Buena Vista 341.3
8 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Warner Bros. 330.4
9 Suicide Squad* Warner Bros. 324.4
10 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 Lionsgate 281.7
Source: BoxOfficeMojo.com. Box office gross for films in theaters since Jan. 1; films marked with an asterisk are still in theaters.
DVD RENTALSWeek Ending Sunday, Oct. 30
Rank Film Days in Release Studio
1 Central Intelligence 33 Warner
2 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates 33 Fox
3 Ghostbusters: Answer the Call 19 Sony Pictures
4 The Purge: Election Year 26 Universal
5 Warcraft 33 Universal
6 Nerve 5 Lionsgate
7 Free State of Jones 40 Universal
8 Alice Through the Looking Glass 12 Disney
9 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising 40 Universal
10 The Conjuring 2 47 Warner
Source: Home Media Magazine.
MAGAZINE AUDIENCESeptember 2016
Fashion
Rank Property Audience (Millions) Change
1 Cosmopolitan 32.0 -1.1%
2 Glamour 19.5 -0.7
3 Vogue 18.3 16.5
4 InStyle 16.0 15.7
5 Elle 14.8 23.9
6 Essence 11.2 -3.5
7 Marie Claire 11.1 58.9
8 Harper's Bazaar 10.8 26.1
9 Allure 10.8 15.8
10 People StyleWatch 8.8 -11.9
Source: MPA - The Magazine Association. Total print and digital audience. Change is over September 2015.
DIGITAL SONGSWeek Ending Thursday, Oct. 27
Rank Title Artist Label
1 Closer The Chainsmokers Sony/Disrupter
2 Starboy The Weekend Universal Republic
3 Heathens twenty one pilots Fueled By Ramen
4 24K Magic Bruno Mars Atlantic
5 Fake Love Drake Cash Money/Motown
6 Hallelujah Pentatonix RCA
7 Side to Side Ariana Grande/Nicki Minaj Universal
8 Starving Hailee Steinfeld & Grey/Zedd Universal Republic
9 Sneakin' Drake/21 Savage Cash Money/Motown
10 I Hate U I Love U gnash/Olivia O'Brien Atlantic
Source: Billboard.
GAMES ON TWITCHSeptember
Rank Publisher Total Viewer Hours Change
1 Activision Blizzard 104,832,187 6.0%
2 Riot Games/Tencent 81,144,331 1.2%
3 Valve Corporation 56,242,680 -28.6%
4 Electronic Arts 8,795,249 43.7%
5 Take-Two Interactive 8,046,854 11.8%
6 Daybreak Game Company 6,905,759 57.3%
7 Microsoft Studios 6,027,391 -18.2%
8 Nintendo 5,916,725 -34.7%
9 Ubisoft 5,081,649 22.9%
10 Wargaming 4,835,536 -4.8%
Source: SuperData Research. Total viewing hours worldwide for each publisher's games; change is over August.
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