People are loving this Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals a lot: 19.2 million viewers for game 2 (Updated)

June 8, 2015

Update: in the final ratings people loved it even a little more still with the final number being adjusted up to 19.2 million viewers. Original post below: Sure, it was the first NBA finals series to ever start out with two overtime games, but through two games the Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors NBA finals are averaging 18.3 million viewers (17.8M for game 1 and 18.8M for last night’s game)….

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Game 2 of Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals scores big with another 12.9 overnight rating

June 8, 2015

Update: game 2 averaged an impressive 18.8 million viewers with peak viewership of 24.4 million. Another overtime thriller with the Cleveland Cavaliers coming out on top over the Golden State Warriors to even the series at one game apiece and game 2 of  drew another record (at least for NBA Finals games on ABC) with a 12.9 overnight even with the 12.9 for game 1 and up a healthy 26% versus last year’s…

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Game 1 of Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals averages 17.8 million viewers, up 20% from 2014

June 5, 2015

The Golden State Warriors win in overtime over the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 1 of the NBA Finals averaged 17.768 million viewers and a 6.9 adults 18-49 rating. Viewership was up 20% versus the 14.8 million for 2014’s Spurs-Heat game 1 and the 18-49 rating was up 15% from last year’s 6.0. The 17.8 million is the best for a game 1 of the NBA Finals since moving to ABC in…

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Game 1 of Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals scores big with 12.9 overnight rating

June 5, 2015

Update: the game averaged 17.8 million viewers. The Golden State Warriors win in overtime over the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 1 of the NBA Finals averaged a 12.9 overnight rating, a record for a game 1 of the NBA Finals and up a big 24% versus  versus the 10.4 overnight for game 1 of last year’s Spurs-Heat finals. Top local markets: Market Rating Cleveland 41.4 San Francisco 28.9 Columbus 21.1…

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Michigan-Florida Women’s World Series, Pardon the Interruption lead cable sports nets for Wednesday June 3, 2015

June 4, 2015

With the Blackhawks-Lightning game one of the Stanley Cup Final on the NBC broadcast network, Florida’s win over Michigan to win the Women’s College World Series easily led cable sports on Wednesday with 2.273 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating on ESPN. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged  834,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday June 3, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to…

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Alabama-Michigan Softball, Scripps National Spelling Bee lead cable sports nets for Thursday May 28, 2015

With a day off for both the NBA and NHL playoffs the College Softball World Series game between Alabama and Michigan led Thursday cable sports with 1.006 million viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating Maybe some of you will protest that the Scripps National Spelling Bee isn’t a sport, but it was on ESPN and averaged 954,000, down versus the 1.096 million it averaged last year. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption…

May 29, 2015
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Rockets-Warriors, Ducks-Blackhawks lead cable sports nets for Wednesday May 27, 2015

May 28, 2015

The Golden State Warriors win over the Houston Rockets on ESPN to win the Western Conference Finals 4-1 and advance to the NBA finals led all cable programming for the day with 8.887 million viewers and a 3.6 adults 18-49 rating. The Chicago Blackhawks win over the Anaheim Ducks to force a game 7 in the NHL’s Western Conference Finals on NBCSN averaged 2.383 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for…

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Warriors-Rockets lead cable sports for Saturday May 23, 2015

Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets on ESPN topped all cable sports (and all of the rest of cable TV) for Saturday with 5.676 million viewers and a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday May 23, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to…

May 27, 2015
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