Baseball's breezier All-Star game scored a turn-around in viewership from last year's record low.
The game drew 9.3 million viewers to rank as the last week's No. 2 program, the Nielsen company said Tuesday. That compares to 8.7 million for 2016's game.
HBO fielded the other big standout: The season seven premiere of "Game of Thrones" drew 10.1 million viewers, zooming past the previous bests in the 8-million range for other top-rated GOT episodes.
The American League 2-1 victory at Miami was the first exhibition game in 15 years, with no World Series home-field advantage on the line. That gave Fox's broadcast room to play around, including interviews with...