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Posted by Ben Cafardo on June 9, 2014

NBA Finals Game Two Audience Up with Over 15 Million Viewers on ABC

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Viewership and Ratings Up Through Two Games

Game Two of the 2014 NBA Finals delivered 15,006,000 viewers (p2+) on ABC, up from last year, according to Nielsen. The audience peaked with 18,786,000 viewers between 10-10:30 p.m. ET.

Additionally, NBA Finals Game Two averaged an 8.9 U.S. household rating, which is up five percent from Game Two last year. The success of the NBA Finals – the Miami Heat-San Antonio Spurs rematch – helped propel ABC to win the night across all of television for the 39th consecutive time.

NBA Finals on ABC: Viewership and Ratings Up Through Two Games

Through two games, The Finals on ABC is up from last year’s same matchup. The series is averaging 14,929,000 viewers, up four percent from 2013. Furthermore, the series is averaging an 8.9 U.S. household rating, up two percent from 2013.

The NBA Finals will continue with Game Three on ABC this Tuesday, June 10, at 9 p.m. NBA Countdown will precede the broadcast at 8:30 p.m. For more details on ABC’s and ESPN’s NBA Finals coverage, visit ESPNMediaZone.com.

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Media contact: Ben Cafardo at 860-766-3496 or ben.cafardo@espn.com (@Ben_ESPN).