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


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

  • ABC Delivers its Second-Most Watched NBA Finals Game 3 Ever
  • NBA Finals on ABC Wins the Night Across Television for 51st Consecutive Time

 The 2016 NBA Finals is the second-most watched ever on ABC through three games, according to Nielsen. The series is averaging 17,702,000 viewers, (p2+).

Last night’s NBA Finals Game 3 – the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors by 30 points (120-90) – was the second-most watched NBA Finals Game 3 ever on ABC. It averaged 16,465,000 viewers and peaked with 18,764,000 viewers from 10-10:15 p.m. ET.

The NBA Finals on ABC won the night across all of television for the 51st consecutive time. For more information, including metered market ratings and digital information, please visit ESPN Media Zone for today’s earlier press release.

The 2016 NBA Finals will continue with Game 4 on Friday, June 10, at 9 p.m. ET (coverage starting at 8:30 p.m.) on ABC. The series is also available on ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio and WatchESPN.




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

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

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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