Second-Most Watched NBA Finals Ever on ABC Through Five Games

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Second-Most Watched NBA Finals Ever on ABC Through Five Games

 

  • Game 5 Averages 20.5 Million Viewers, Peaks with Nearly 24 Million Viewers
  • The NBA Finals on ABC Wins the Night for the 53rd Consecutive Time

 The 2016 NBA Finals is the second-most watched ever on ABC through five games, according to Nielsen. The series is averaging 18,029,000 viewers (p2+).

Last night’s Game 5 averaged 20,528,000 viewers and peaked with nearly 24 million viewers (23,967,000) from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET.

The NBA Finals on ABC won the night across all of television for the 53rd consecutive time.

 For Game 5 metered market ratings, local ratings and digital information, please visit ESPN Media Zone for today’s earlier press release.

The 2016 NBA Finals on ABC will continue with Game 6 on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 9 p.m. ET (coverage starting at 8:30 p.m.). The NBA Finals is also available on ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN and ESPN Radio.

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Media contacts: Ben Cafardo at 860-766-3496 or [email protected] (@Ben_ESPN);

Gianina Thompson at 860-766-7022 or [email protected] (Gianina_ESPN).

Ben Cafardo

I lead communications strategy and execution for ESPN’s NBA, MLB, FIBA and Little League World Series properties. I’m also a proud consumer of all things ESPN.
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