The All-Star Game, Major League Baseball’s midseason classic, remains the most watched in all U.S. sports, though it recorded a record low viewership for the fifth time since 2015.
Tuesday’s game in Los Angeles, which won the American League 3-2, averaged 7.51 million viewers on the Fox network, according to Nielsen. This represents a 9.7% reduction from the previous year’s meeting in Colorado.
The audience peaked at 8.24 million people between 9:15 and 9:30 p.m.
The game was the most watched program on television Tuesday night in the United States and surpassed the three All-Star Games of the major professional leagues. The NFL Pro Bowl averaged $6.69 million on ABC, followed by the NBA All-Star Game ($6.28 million on TNT/TBS) and the NHL ($1.15 million on ABC).
The baseball game recorded an average audience of 127,000 on Fox Deportes, the second largest in the history of Spanish-language television in the United States. The match averaged 107,455 people on Fox Sports’ broadcast platforms.
The HR Derby averaged 6.88 million viewers on ESPN.