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TV Ratings: NBA Finals Game 3 Dominates Wednesday

Game 3 of the NBA Finals led ABC to another victory on Wednesday night, with the match-up between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors notching an average rating of 5.2 in the adults 18-49 demographic and 13.7 million viewers before adjustments. In metered markets, the game generated an 11.8 overnight rating, making it the third-highest rated Game 3 ever on ABC.

For the night, ABC scored an average 4.2 rating in the demo and 11.5 million viewers overall, more than doubling its nearest competitor, NBC, which earned a 1.3 demo score and 5.2 million viewers. Fox came third for the night with a 0.9 rating, although its 3.3 million viewership number was beaten by CBS’ 3.8 million. The Eye came fourth in the demo with a 0.6 with a night of reruns, while CW brought up the rear with a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating and 0.8 million viewers overall, also running a night of repeats.

Going head to head with the game, NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” held up well, down just a tenth from last week’s premiere with a 1.6 rating and 5.7 million viewers. “The Night Shift” fell 0.2 week to week, drawing a 0.9 in adults 18-49 and 4.3 million viewers. Fox’s “Masterchef” earned a 1.2 rating and 4.1 million viewers, while “Wayward Pines” slipped to a 0.7 and 2.4 million.

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