MLB All-Star Game viewership down from 2021

by Daryn Albert - The MLB All-Star Game remains the most-watched all-star game in the major professional sports, even though it drew record lows in viewership for the fifth time since 2015.

MLB All-Star Game was Tuesday night's most-watched program, viewership lower from last year play Stanton, Buxton combine for 882 feet of back-to-back homers (1:00) Giancarlo Stanton crushes a 457-foot moon shot, and Byron Buxton attempts to pass that length with a 425-foot homer of his own in the fourth inning. (1:00) 7:19 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Major League Baseball's Midsummer Classic remains the most-watched all-star game in the major professional sports, even though it drew record lows in viewership for the fifth time since 2015. Tuesday night's game from Los Angeles -- which the American League won 3-2 -- averaged 7.51 million viewers on Fox, according to Nielsen, a decline of 9.7% from last year's contest in Colorado. The audience peaked at 8.24 million between 9:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET. The game was the most-watched program on television Tuesday night and outdrew the three other major all-star games that were played in February. The NFL's Pro Bowl averaged 6.69 million on ABC, followed by the all-star games for the NBA (6.28 million on TNT/TBS) and NHL (1.15 million on ABC). The baseball game averaged 127,000 on Fox Deportes, giving it the second-highest audience for the event in Spanish-language television history. The game also averaged 107,455 on Fox Sports' streaming platforms. The Home Run Derby on Monday night on ESPN averaged 6.88 million, a 3.5% decrease from last year.