ABC’s exclusive coverage of the 2023 NBA Finals Presented By YouTube TV continues to produce strong viewership. Sunday’s Game 2 between the Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets matched the Game 2 average audience from last year – Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics – with 11,910,000 viewers, according to Nielsen. The broadcast peaked in the 10:15 p.m. ET quarter hour with 15,256,000 viewers.
The Miami Heat’s exciting victory over the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 easily won the night across television in viewership and in all key demographics, including P18-34; P18-49; P25-54; M18-34, M18-49 and M25-54. For the second consecutive NBA Finals game, the broadcast was up year over year in the coveted P18-34 demo. Game 2 was up three percent from last year.
NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC was the highest-rated Denver Nuggets game ever on any network in the Denver market. It averaged a 22.3 rating locally. The full top five is below.
Top five local markets:
|3||West Palm Beach||11.5|
The 2023 NBA Finals Presented By YouTube TV continue on Wednesday, June 7, with Game 3 from Miami, Fla., on ABC.