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Nielsen’s top programs for Oct 20-26

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for Oct. 20-26. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership.

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CBC secures Canadian TV rights to 2018/2020 Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has secured the country’s broadcast rights to the 2018 and 2020 Olympics.

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McCarver still analyzing Series, now from home

In this Oct. 6, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster Tim McCarver throws the ceremonial first pitch before Game 3 of baseball's NL Division Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers in St. Louis. On three networks, across four decades with four different play-by-play partners, McCarver was a near constant on the World Series soundtrack with his unique style as an analyst and familiar Tennessee twang. But this October, McCarver is experiencing the Series just like millions of other viewers by watching back home in Florida instead of his usual spot in the broadcast booth. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For more than a quarter-century Tim McCarver was as much a part of October baseball as champagne celebrations.

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World Series TV rating down from ’13, up over ’12

The Kansas City Royals celebrate after their 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. The Royals lead the series 2-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The World Series is averaging a 7.5 rating through three games, down 7 percent from last year but up 4 percent over San Francisco’s last appearance in 2012.

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News outlets seek access in football hazing case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven New Jersey high school students charged in a football hazing investigation.

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