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[01/31/23 - 10:32 AM]
Most-Watched Edition of "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" in Four Years
The ESPN-produced broadcast on ABC generated an average of 3.7 million viewers (3,691,000), peaking with 5,035,000 viewers from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET.

[12/13/22 - 08:54 AM]
Viewership for "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" Season Debut Up Five Percent Averaging 3,140,000 Viewers
The NBA Finals rematch, in which the Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics, generated an average audience of 3,140,000 viewers.

[08/17/22 - 12:03 PM]
Bang! ESPN and ABC's Star-Studded 2022-23 NBA Television Schedule
ESPN's 2022-23 NBA game coverage tips off with a doubleheader on Wednesday, October 19, as the New York Knicks and new acquisition Jalen Brunson visit the Memphis Grizzlies and Ja Morant at 7:30 p.m. ET.

[03/17/22 - 12:30 PM]
Audience for "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" Finishes Season Up 32 Percent From 2020-21 and Up 26 Percent From 2019-20
The 2021-22 game slate averaged nearly three million viewers (2,978,000), up 32 percent vs. 2020-2021 and up 26 percent vs. 2019-2020.

[02/01/22 - 09:19 AM]
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets Is Most-Watched NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Broadcast in Three Years
The broadcast averaged 3,172,000 viewers, peaking with 4,306,000 viewers at 11 p.m. ET.

[08/20/21 - 12:07 PM]
ESPN & ABC Combine to Nationally Televise 101 Games During 2021-22 NBA Regular Season
This marks ESPN's 20th consecutive season of NBA game coverage, dating back to 2002-03 campaign.

[12/04/20 - 12:07 PM]
ESPN & ABC Combine to Nationally Televise 49 Games During First Half of 2020-21 NBA Regular Season
The "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" series will return for its sixth season with a star-studded slate featuring some of the league's most anticipated matchups.

[01/15/19 - 09:06 AM]
ESPN's "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" Returns for Fourth Season Starting January 19
The longest-tenured NBA Finals broadcast team will reunite to serve as the voices of NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC - Mike Breen will provide the call alongside analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson.

[01/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Season Three of "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Presented By YouTube TV" Launches Jan. 20 with Two Blockbuster Games
First, the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James will host the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook in an NBA Saturday Primetime Special on ABC at 3:30 p.m. ET.

[04/04/17 - 07:21 AM]
Michelle Beadle Named Full-Time ABC & ESPN "NBA Countdown" Host
She will also host ESPN's and ABC's studio coverage throughout the NBA Playoffs, which includes ESPN's exclusive coverage of the Western Conference Finals.

[02/12/17 - 02:03 PM]
Golden State-Oklahoma City on ABC Delivers Highest-Rated Non-Christmas NBA Regular-Season Game Since 2013
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 11.

[01/22/17 - 08:24 AM]
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC": Season Two Debut Is Highest-Rated Non-Christmas NBA Game of the Season Across ABC and ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[04/15/16 - 11:08 AM]
ABC's and ESPN's Viewership and Ratings Up for 2015-16 NBA Regular-Season
ABC and ESPN spin the numbers for their NBA coverage to date.

[03/22/16 - 09:20 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Wins the Night Again in Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, March 19.

[02/23/16 - 09:47 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Continues to Win The Night in Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 20.

[02/18/16 - 10:37 AM]
ESPN's NBA Regular Season First-Half Viewership Up Seven Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for its first 50 NBA telecasts this season.

[02/02/16 - 09:40 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Wins the Night Again Across Several Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 30.

[01/26/16 - 08:54 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC: Most-Watched Non-Christmas Game of Regular-Season Across Nets
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 23.

[01/18/16 - 07:15 AM]
Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy & Mark Jackson Named NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Team
The new franchise will launch this Saturday, January 23 at 8:30/7:30c when the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James host the Chicago Bulls and Jimmy Butler.

[01/05/16 - 11:33 AM]
ESPN's NBA Viewership Up Across TV & Digital Platforms
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA coverage to date this season.

[08/12/15 - 03:15 PM]
ABC & ESPN 2015-16 NBA Schedule
ABC and ESPN will combine to televise 90 games during the 2015-16 NBA regular-season, all of which are either exclusive or full-national telecasts.







NBA SATURDAY PRIMETIME ON ABC (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/23/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2023)
TIME SLOT:
saturdays from 8:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
8 (8 episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
DESCRIPTION:
(from ESPN's press release, August 2022) ESPN and ABC will combine to nationally televise 100 NBA regular season games during the 2022-2023 campaign. The schedule, officially unveiled on ESPN's NBA Today (August 17), will feature blockbuster matchups and the game's highest-profile superstars across Christmas Day, NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC, ABC Sunday Showcase, opening week on ESPN and more. This season marks ESPN's 21st consecutive year televising NBA games. In addition to the regular season, ESPN will televise several NBA preseason games, as well as up to 44 NBA Playoffs telecasts, culminating with exclusive coverage of the NBA Finals on ABC, starting June 1, 2023. ESPN will also exclusively televise the 2023 Western Conference Finals. All ESPN and ABC NBA telecasts are available to stream via the ESPN App. The NBA Countdown pregame show precedes NBA game coverage throughout the season, generally beginning 30 minutes prior to the game.
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· sports
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available