Update: the game averaged 17.361 million viewers, down 9% from last year’s game 2 which averaged 19.2 million.
Game 2 of the 2016 NBA finals drew an 11.8 overnight rating, down 8.5% from last year’s game 2 which drew a 12.9 overnight rating for an overtime thriller Cleveland won.
Despite the drop, it tied as the third-highest game 2 of the finals on ABC. The game peaked with a 13.2 rating between 9-9:15 PM ET.
Top local markets:
Overnight household rating = the live+same day DVR overnight metered-market household rating from the top 56 Nielsen television markets. The 56 markets () account for about 70% of the US TV-viewing population. The overnight household rating is the percentage of the households that were tuned-in in those markets