Primetime Ratings: ABC Wins With Warriors-Raptors
ABC won Sunday ratings by a mile, game two of the NBA finals leading the network to a 3.3 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 16 share. That easily topped the 0.5/3 that runner-up NBC rated.
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night got a 1.9 on ABC and NBA Countdown a 2.3. The game, Warriors versus Raptors, scored a 3.8. Game two of last year’s finals, Warriors versus Cavaliers, got a 5.2.
On NBC, it was repeats of American Ninja Warrior and America’s Got Talent.
Univision did a 0.4/2 on the strength of the Pequenos Gigantes finale.
Fox did a 0.3/2 with comedy reruns.
CBS got a 0.3/1. 60 Minutes went up a tenth to 0.5 and led into repeats.
Telemundo was at 0.2/1.
The CW did a 0.1/1. The premiere of legal drama Burden of Truth got a 0.1 and led into a Supernatural repeat. Burden of Truth debuted at 0.2 last summer.
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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