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An American pastime v. twinkle toes

Kai Ryssdal Nov 2, 2010

This final note today, which to be honest, does kind of have me scratching my head and wondering about the American television-watching public. Game 5 of the World Series last night did pretty well in the Nielsens. Beat Monday Night Football pretty handily. But — and this is the head scratching part — it lost out to “Dancing with the Stars.” Dancing. With the stars.

Now, if it had been “Project Runway,” that I could understand.

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