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[06/16/14 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Go Out on Top for ABC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/15/14):

ABC (13.410 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.1, #1) was the top draw on Sunday with its mix if "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (6.537 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3), "Kia NBA Countdown" (7.088 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) and the concluding "NBA Finals, Game 5" (15.609 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.0, #1).

NBC (3.438 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) then snagged a distant second place with its combination of "PGA Overrun" (5.146 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), a repeat "American Ninja Warrior" (3.214 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), the departing "Believe" (3.135 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and a new "Crisis" (3.223 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

Next up was FOX (1.822 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) and its lineup of "Enlisted" (1.186 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T15), "American Dad" (1.307 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13), "The Simpsons" (2.001 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), "Family Guy" (2.092 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6), another "Family Guy" (2.384 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4) and another "American Dad" (1.963 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

And finally, CBS (4.310 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) closed out the evening with its repeat lineup of "60 Minutes" (7.288 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), "The Good Wife" (3.150 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #17), another "The Good Wife" (3.146 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T15) and "The Mentalist" (3.655 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14).


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/16/13):

ABC (12.176 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.7, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (5.583 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4), "Kia NBA Countdown" (6.881 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) and the "NBA Finals, Game 5" (14.157 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.6, #1).

NBC (5.311 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then took home the silver with its combination of "PGA Overrun" (11.325 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #2), "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (6.454 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5), "The Voice" (3.234 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12) and "Miss USA 2013" (4.561 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6).

Next up was FOX (2.036 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with its repeat lineup of "The Cleveland Show" (1.365 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15), "American Dad" (1.551 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13), "The Simpsons" (2.365 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "Bob's Burgers" (1.916 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), "Family Guy" (2.406 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7) and another "Family Guy" (2.614 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

And finally, repeats of "60 Minutes" (6.852 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), "The American Baking Competition" (3.440 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13), "The Good Wife" (3.025 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16) and "The Mentalist" (3.660 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16) on CBS (4.244 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+31.58% - Kia NBA Countdown
+14.29% - NBA Finals, Game 5
0.00% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - NBA Finals, Game 5 (vs. NBA Finals, Game 3)
0.00% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night
-3.85% - Kia NBA Countdown
-35.00% - Miss USA 2013 (vs. U.S. Open Golf/Betty White's Off Their Rockers (Repeat))

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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