The Wednesday telecast of the Golden State Warriors versus San Antonio Spurs was a record one for NBA TV, with an average of 1.4 million total viewers. The game broke the record set by the Atlanta Hawks and Indiana Pacers in game six of the 2014 playoffs. That contest drew just short of 1.1 million total viewers.
Both teams are in first place, with glittering records. The Warriors won in a route to go 41-4.
NBA TV’s live game telecasts are averaging 317,000 total viewers this season.
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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