- ABC Delivers its Second-Most Watched NBA Finals Game 2 Ever
- NBA Finals on ABC Wins the Night Across Television for 50th Consecutive Time
The 2016 NBA Finals is the second-most watched ever on ABC through two games, according to Fast Nationals from Nielsen. The series is averaging 18,270,000 viewers (p2+).
Last night’s NBA Finals Game 2 – the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers by 33 points (110-77), the largest margin of victory ever for an NBA Finals Game 2 – averaged 17,361,000 viewers, making it the second-most watched Game 2 ever on ABC. It peaked with 19,367,000 viewers from 9:30-10 p.m. ET.
Based on Fast Nationals from Nielsen, the NBA Finals on ABC will win the night across all of television for the 50th consecutive time.
The 2016 NBA Finals will continue with Game 3 on ABC this Wednesday, June 8, at 9 p.m. ET. NBA Countdown will precede the telecast at 8:30 p.m. The game is also available on ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio and via WatchESPN.
For additional information, including Game 2 local market ratings and WatchESPN audience numbers, please access today’s earlier press release.
Media contact: Ben Cafardo at 860-766-3496 or [email protected] (@Ben_ESPN).