or


[06/11/14 - 07:48 AM]
NBA Finals Game Three Rating Up with Strong 10.3 on ABC
ESPN spins the ABC numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[via press release from ESPN]

NBA Finals Game Three Rating Up with Strong 10.3 on ABC

The Finals Wins the Night Across Television for 40th Consecutive Time

ESPN3 Sees 61 Percent Increase for The Finals

Game Three of the 2014 NBA Finals, in which the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat to take a 2-1 series lead, generated a strong 10.3 overnight rating on ABC, up from last year's Game Three between the same two teams. The broadcast peaked with a 12.6 rating between 11:30-11:45 p.m. ET, according to Nielsen.

The Game Three broadcast marks the 40th consecutive time an NBA Finals game has won the night across all of television, nearly doubling its competition. The top local markets include San Antonio (40.5), Miami (30.9), West Palm Beach (18.2), Austin (17.9) and Memphis (14.8).

Additionally, the NBA Finals continues to deliver huge audiences on ESPN3. Game Three generated 346,000 unique viewers, up 61 percent from last year.

The NBA Finals will continue with Game Four on ABC this Thursday, June 12, 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 on ABC Up Through Three Games Averaging Nearly 15 Million Viewers

Game Three Viewership Up Six Percent Peaking with 18.6 Million Viewers

Through three games, the 2014 NBA Finals are averaging 14,921,000 viewers per game, up five percent versus last year's Finals through three games (14,278,000 viewers). The games are averaging a 9.0 U.S. household rating, up five percent versus last year's Finals through three games (8.6 U.S. household rating).

NBA Finals Game Three averaged 14,775,000 viewers, up five percent from Game Three in 2013. The broadcast peaked with 18,569,000 million viewers from 11:30-11:45 p.m. ET. Game Three generated a 9.0 U.S. household rating, up six percent from last year's corresponding game.

The success of NBA Finals Game Three helped propel ABC to win the night in rating and viewership across all of television for the 40th consecutive time.

The NBA Finals will continue with Game Four on ABC this Thursday, June 12, 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
[07/21/16 - 09:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Pulls in Front with "America's Got Talent"
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[07/20/16 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Dominates the Competition
NBC easily wins the evening with both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/19/16 - 01:36 PM]
Record-Setting "Kids' Choice Sports 2016" and "Henry Danger" Clinch Nickelodeon's 50th Straight Week at Number One
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/16 - 11:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel New Original Movie "A Perfect Christmas" Is the #1 HH Rated Cable Entertainment Program of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/16 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split Demo Crown
Plus: NBC leads the night's Republican Convention coverage.

[07/18/16 - 03:12 PM]
"Power" Season Three Premiere Shatters Starz Original Series Viewership Records
Starz spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/18/16 - 12:36 PM]
Digital Platforms Drive HBO's Spring Shows to Series Highs
HBO spins the numbers for the spring to date.

[07/18/16 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Sunday Fun and Games" Pulls Back in Front
The Alphabet wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/17/16 - 01:27 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Modest Evening in Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet wins the night with under three million viewers and a 0.5 rating among adults 18-49.

[07/17/16 - 01:17 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demo Race with "Got Talent" Encore
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[07/15/16 - 09:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts as "Big Brother" Rises
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/14/16 - 08:46 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Claim Top Spots
The Peacock's summer franchise holds off "The ESPY Awards" on ABC and "Big Brother" on CBS.

[07/13/16 - 12:40 PM]
"VH1's Hip Hop Honors" Scores More Than Three Million Viewers
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/13/16 - 09:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, MLB All-Star Game Edge Out Demo Competition
"America's Got Talent"-powered NBC falls just short of the annual telecast among adults 18-49.

[07/12/16 - 09:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Alphabet's "The Bachelorette" leads the night in both categories.