or


[06/09/14 - 07:18 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Game Two Generates Strong 10.2 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the ABC numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[via press release from ESPN]

NBA Finals on ABC: Game Two Generates Strong 10.2 Overnight Rating

NBA Finals Wins the Night for 39th Consecutive Time

ESPN3 Sees Double-digit Audience Increase for Game Two

Game Two of the 2014 NBA Finals, in which the Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 98-96 to even their series, generated a strong 10.2 overnight rating on ABC, according to Nielsen. The game peaked at a 13.9 from 10:30-10:45 p.m. ET.

The Game Two broadcast marks the 39th consecutive time an NBA Finals game has won the night across all of television, nearly doubling its competition.

Top local markets
Market Rating
1. San Antonio 39.5
2. Miami 30.7
3. Austin 18.6
4. West Palm Beach 15.5
5. Memphis 14.1

ESPN3 Sees Double-digit Audience Increase

NBA Finals Game Two on ESPN3 generated 310,000 unique viewers, up 56 percent from Game Two last season.

The NBA Finals will continue with Game Three on ABC this Tuesday, June 10, at 9 p.m. NBA Countdown will precede the broadcast at 8:30 p.m. For more details on ABC's and ESPN's NBA Finals coverage, visit ESPNMediaZone.com.

NBA Finals Game Two Audience Up with Over 15 Million Viewers on ABC

Viewership and Ratings Up Through Two Games

Game Two of the 2014 NBA Finals delivered 15,006,000 viewers (p2+) on ABC, up from last year, according to Nielsen. The audience peaked with 18,786,000 viewers between 10-10:30 p.m. ET.

Additionally, NBA Finals Game Two averaged an 8.9 U.S. household rating, which is up five percent from Game Two last year. The success of the NBA Finals - the Miami Heat-San Antonio Spurs rematch - helped propel ABC to win the night across all of television for the 39th consecutive time.

NBA Finals on ABC: Viewership and Ratings Up Through Two Games

Through two games, The Finals on ABC is up from last year's same matchup. The series is averaging 14,929,000 viewers, up four percent from 2013. Furthermore, the series is averaging an 8.9 U.S. household rating, up two percent from 2013.

The NBA Finals will continue with Game Three on ABC this Tuesday, June 10, at 9 p.m. NBA Countdown will precede the broadcast at 8:30 p.m. For more details on ABC's and ESPN's NBA Finals coverage, visit ESPNMediaZone.com.





  [june 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/27/15 - 02:06 PM]
The Reign of "Thrones" Continues as Premiere Episode Outpaces Previous Season
HBO further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/27/15 - 01:50 PM]
The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards on Pop Become the Network's Most-Watched Live Event in Eight Years
POP spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 01:10 PM]
Oxygen Media's "The Prancing Elites Project" Dances Into Viewers' Hearts with Highest-Rated Series Premiere Among All Key Demos Since Network Rebrand
Oxygen further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/27/15 - 12:02 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Sunday Up 33% in Adults 25-54 and Up 38% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 11:24 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" and "Criminal Minds" Are the Week's Top Two Programs in 7-Day DVR Lift Among Both Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/27/15 - 10:55 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Grows for the 2nd Week in a Row to a 6-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 21.

[04/27/15 - 10:44 AM]
The Season Finale of "Scorpion" Posts Monday's Largest Live Plus 3-Day Lift in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, April 20.

[04/27/15 - 10:26 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: TV Playback Boosts ABC's Competitive Rankings
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/27/15 - 10:02 AM]
"Subway Series" on ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Delivers Double-Digit Ratings Increase
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 08:49 AM]
"A.D. The Bible Continues" Matches Last Week's 1.1 in Fast-Affiliate Ratings
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Once Upon a Time," "Secrets & Lies"
The latter surges to a series high among adults 18-49.

[04/27/15 - 08:29 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Sunday with a 7-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/26/15 - 08:46 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
CBS then is the most-watched broadcast network last night.

[04/26/15 - 08:40 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Saturday Night Live," With Host Chris Hemsworth, Is Its Top Rebroadcast Since February 21
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 25.

[04/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
"Grimm" Is Steady Week to Week in Adults 18-49, Grows in Men and Women 18-49, Adults, Men and Women 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.