As I think back over television throughout the last year and bring my Top 25 Shows of 2016 to a close, the only choice for No. 1 is Nov. 2 – specifically, the competing live telecasts that night of the historic Game 7 of the World Series on Fox and the 50th annual Country Music Awards on ABC. It was one of those increasingly rare nights when it felt like everyone in the country was watching the same thing – especially after the CMAs ended and Game 7 began to enter one of the most exciting overtimes ever. But even before that, and as reflected that night via social media, millions of people were watching one of those two telecasts, or channel surfing between them.
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