Game Two of the World Series was down in the ratings considerably from lastyear's second game, attracting an average of 11.73 million viewers versus16.95 million in 20total audience in any half hour Thursday night and was beaten by CBS'sstrong Thursday-night slate in each of them. NBC, meanwhile, had adisastrous night, languishing in last place throughout most of the night(although veteran ER placed third). Its new sitcom, Kath &Kim , which had drawn mediocre ratings for its first two episodes, drewjust 4.98 million viewers in its third time out, suggesting to TV analyststhat its days are numbered.