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Game 1 of NBA Finals Earns Ratings Win for ABC

Game 1 of NBA Finals Earns Ratings Win for ABC

ABC (11.01 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1) towered over the competition on Tuesday with its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (6.31 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4), "NBA Countdown" (6.97 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.8, #3) and "NBA Finals, Game 1" (13.19 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.6, #1).

Here are the other highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

NBC (6.94 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T2) and FOX (5.06 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T2) shared the silver as the latter offered up fresh installments of "Hell's Kitchen" (5.26 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T5) and "MasterChef" (4.86 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T5).

The Peacock then offered up its mix of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.93 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7), "America's Got Talent" (10.85 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2) and "Love in the Wild" (5.02 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7).

Meanwhile, CBS (7.19 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) was out of the hunt with its all-repeat lineup of "NCIS" (9.22 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.91 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) and "48 Hours Mystery" (5.44 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11).

And finally, a new "The Catalina" (0.65 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) and a repeat of "The L.A. Complex" (0.39 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13) on The CW (0.52 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Catalina" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Complex" posted a 0.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - MasterChef
0.00% - Love in the Wild
-11.76% - America's Got Talent
-27.27% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 6/4/12)
-33.33% - The Catalina
Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):

+646.67% - NBA Finals, Game 1 (vs. Body of Proof (Repeat)/Body of Proof (Repeat))
+180.00% - NBA Countdown (vs. Wipeout (Repeat))
+120.00% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night (vs. Wipeout (Repeat))
+90.91% - MasterChef (vs. Raising Hope (Repeat)/Raising Hope (Repeat))
+10.53% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Masterchef)
-33.33% - The Catalina (vs. One Tree Hill (Repeat))
-33.33% - America's Got Talent (vs. The Voice)
-51.52% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. America's Got Talent)
-64.44% - Love in the Wild (vs. The Voice)
In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):
In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.5/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," (delayed by NBA Basketball); and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," (delayed by NBA Basketball).

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," (delayed by NBA Basketball); and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," (delayed by NBA Basketball).


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