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Ratings: “Mr. Robot” Rises Against Game 7 Of World Series

The November 1 “Mr. Robot” posted gains in adults 18-49 and overall viewership.

Mr Robot | Peter Kramer/USA Network

Wednesday’s “Mr. Robot” faced major competition from Game 7 of the MLB World Series.

It still managed to post week-over-week gains in adults 18-49 and overall viewership.

According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Wednesday’s “Mr. Robot” drew a 0.22 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 0.55 million overall viewers.

Last week’s episode drew a series low 0.18 in the demo. It posted a viewership average of 0.54 million.

While growth in the face of heavy competition is always good news, the actual live+same-day viewership figure is still rather modest. It also trails the numbers drawn throughout the first and second seasons.

“Mr. Robot” was never a strong live+same-day performer, but its first two seasons reached considerably larger audiences. No first season episode drew fewer than 1.15 million live+same-day viewers, while no second season episode went below 0.57 million (and most drew well over 650,000).

Granted, the greatest value of “Mr. Robot” lies in its buzz and prestige.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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