[06/20/16 - 11:23 AM]
ABC's 2016 NBA Finals Game 7 Draws 30.8 Million - Biggest Game Since 1998
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Sunday, June 19, 2016 (Fast National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)

ABC's Cavaliers-Warriors Game 7 Draws 30.8 Million Viewers to Stand as the Most Watched NBA Finals Contest Since 1998

2016 NBA Finals GM7 Is TV's Top-Rated Telecast Since Super Bowl 50

As a Series, the NBA Finals Delivers Its Biggest Audience Ever on ABC

"NBA Finals on ABC Game 7" (8:00-10:40 p.m. EDT)

With the Cleveland Cavaliers' historic comeback to win this year's trophy, ABC's 2016 NBA Finals Game 7 was Sunday's dominant No. 1 TV program in Viewers (30.8 million) and across each of the key Adult demographics: A18-34 (10.7 rating), A18-49 (11.2 rating) and A25-54 (11.7 rating). ABC's 2016 NBA Finals finished as the No. 1 TV show on all 7 nights. In addition, the game amassed 7.5 million tweets.

· The NBA Finals on ABC Game 7 stands as TV's most watched telecast overall since ABC's 2016 Academy Awards and the top rated among Adults 18-49 since CBS' Super Bowl 50 - since 2/28/16 and 2/7/16, respectively.

· Sunday's Warriors-Cavaliers contest was up from the most recent NBA Finals Game 7 (Miami-San Antonio on 6/20/13 = 26.3 million and 10.6/23 in AD18-49) by 17% in Total Viewers and by 6% in Adults 18-49. In fact in Total Viewers it was the biggest audience ever for an NBA Finals game on ABC (since beginning carriage in 2003) and the most watched overall since 1998 - since Bulls-Jazz series-clinching GM 6 on 6/14/98.

· As a series, the 2016 NBA Finals drew an average audience of 20.2 million viewers, making it the most watched ever on ABC.

Source: The Nielsen Company Fast National, Live + Same Day Program Ratings, 6/19/16, unless noted otherwise. Nielsen Socialguide 6/19/16, Total Tweets +/- 3hrs during telecast.

  [june 2016]  

(series past and present)
(series in development)
(tv movies and mini-series)

most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/18/19 - 08:31 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "MasterChef" Top Tight Demo Race
The network takes home Wednesday's adults 18-49 crown for the first time this summer.

[07/17/19 - 08:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Return to Top Spots
The Peacock is back in front in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/16/19 - 10:39 AM]
Disney Channel's "Amphibia" Delivers Its Strongest Week Yet
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for July 8-11.

[07/16/19 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Continues Its Reign
ABC leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/15/19 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Is Tops in Both Viewers, Demos
The network's unscripted lineup leads the night in both categories.

[07/14/19 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Furious 7" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the low key evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/13/19 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline NBC" Holds Off Demo Competition
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is still the most-watched network.

[07/12/19 - 09:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Wins Reality Showdown
CBS is the most-watched network last night and shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[07/11/19 - 09:16 AM]
"Saints & Sinners" Season Four Premiere Finishes #1 on Television Ahead of ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, All Cable Networks Sunday Night 9:00-10:00 p.m. (ET) Among African Americans 18-49 & 25-54
Bounce TV further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 7.

[07/11/19 - 08:30 AM]
HGTV's "My Lottery Dream Home" Starring David Bromstad Delivers Double-Digit Year-Over-Year Growth on Friday Nights
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[07/11/19 - 08:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The 2019 ESPYs" Put ABC in Front
The Alphabet claims top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/10/19 - 11:56 AM]
Disney Channel's "Andi Mack" Scores New Summer Highs Ahead of Its Series Finale
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for the week of July 1-5.

[07/10/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with MLB All-Star Game
The network's coverage leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[07/09/19 - 10:20 AM]
TV One's "The Bobby DeBarge Story" Ranks #1 on Television Saturday Night Among African Americans and Premieres as the Network's #4 Movie of All Time
TV One further spins the numbers for Saturday, June 29.

[07/09/19 - 08:54 AM]
ESPN Sees Overall Viewership Success in June Led by Continued Upward Studio Show Trends
ESPN further spins the numbers for the month of June.