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[06/14/16 - 07:31 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Matches Last Year as Highest-Rated Game 5 Since 2004
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, June 13.

[via press release from ESPN]

NBA Finals on ABC: Matches Last Year as Highest-Rated Game 5 Since 2004

· Most-Watched NBA Game Ever on WatchESPN Across Metrics

· The NBA Finals on ABC Expected to Win the Night Across Television for 53rd Consecutive Time

Last night's NBA Finals Game 5 - the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors by 15 points (112-97) - matched last year's Game 5 with a 14.2 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. This is the highest-rated Game 5 since 2004 (Detroit Pistons-L.A. Lakers clincher, 15.5).

The telecast peaked with a 16.2 overnight rating from 11:30-11:45 p.m. ET. The NBA Finals on ABC is expected to win the night across all of television for the 53rd consecutive time.

WatchESPN Records

Monday's NBA Finals Game 5 was the most-watched NBA game ever on WatchESPN across metrics. It generated a record 1,187,000 million unique viewers, an average minute audience of 380,000 viewers and approximately 67 million total minutes streamed.

Top local markets on ABC: Game 5
Market Rating
Cleveland 38.5
San Francisco-Oakland* 36.9
Sacramento 20.4
Miami 20.1
Columbus 19.6
Memphis 19.4
Atlanta 19.1
San Antonio 18.0
Portland 17.5
Birmingham 16.4

*The 36.9 rating in San Francisco-Oakland is the second-highest rated NBA game ever in the market on ABC.

The 2016 NBA Finals on ABC will continue with Game 6 on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 9 p.m. ET (coverage starting at 8:30 p.m.). The NBA Finals is also available on ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN and ESPN Radio.

Second-Most Watched NBA Finals Ever on ABC Through Five Games

· Game 5 Averages 20.5 Million Viewers, Peaks with Nearly 24 Million Viewers

· The NBA Finals on ABC Wins the Night for the 53rd Consecutive Time

The 2016 NBA Finals is the second-most watched ever on ABC through five games, according to Nielsen. The series is averaging 18,029,000 viewers (p2+).

Last night's Game 5 averaged 20,528,000 viewers and peaked with nearly 24 million viewers (23,967,000) from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET.

The NBA Finals on ABC won the night across all of television for the 53rd consecutive time.

For Game 5 metered market ratings, local ratings and digital information, please visit ESPN Media Zone for today's earlier press release.

The 2016 NBA Finals on ABC will continue with Game 6 on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 9 p.m. ET (coverage starting at 8:30 p.m.). The NBA Finals is also available on ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN and ESPN Radio.





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