NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 on ESPN delivered an average audience of 6,866,000 viewers (p2+) on Thursday night, according to Nielsen. The telecast peaked from 11:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m. ET with 9,475,000 viewers.
The 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 – the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets to take a 2-0 series lead in another thrilling game – delivered a 5.6 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. The game peaked with a 7.2 from 11:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m. ET. This is up 47 percent from the last time ESPN televised the Western Conference Finals – San Antonio/Memphis Game 2 in 2013 – which delivered a 3.8 overnight rating.
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 1 – which saw the Golden State Warriors take a 1-0 series lead over the Houston Rockets – delivered 6,848,000 average viewers (p2+), according to Nielsen. This is up 41 percent from the last time ESPN presented the Western Conference Finals – San Antonio/Memphis in 2013 – which generated 4,854,000 viewers on ABC.
2015 NBA Draft Lottery Delivers Best-Ever Overnight Rating on ESPN Second-Highest Average Minute Audience Ever for an NBA Game on WatchESPN NBA Western Conference Finals Game 1 exclusively on ESPN, in which the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets in a hotly-contested game, delivered a 5.4 overnight rating, peaking with a 6.5 from 11:30 … Read More
2015 NBA Western Conference Finals – Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets – Exclusively on ESPN
The 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals – the Golden State Warriors and Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry versus the Houston Rockets and James Harden – will be televised exclusively by ESPN.
NBA on ABC: Houston Rockets-L.A. Clippers Game 7 Delivers Highest-Rated Early-Round Playoff Game Since 2012
The Houston Rockets victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7 of their Western Conference Semifinals series delivered a 5.8 overnight rating on ABC, according to Nielsen. The broadcast peaked with a 7.7 from 6 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. This marks the highest-rated first or second round NBA playoff game on any ESPN network since 2012.
ESPN will televise four NBA Conference Semifinals Game 6’s, with prime-time doubleheaders both tonight, Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15.
Legendary Hip-Hop Group Mobb Deep to Remix Classic ‘Survival Of The Fittest’ for ESPN’s ‘NBA Countdown’
Legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep and ESPN have teamed up to create a special production open for NBA Countdown – ESPN’s NBA pre-game studio show – to debut during pre-game coverage of the 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals, exclusively on ESPN.
ESPN2 will cover the 2015 NBA Draft Combine on Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET, from the Quest Multisport Complex in Chicago, Ill. This will mark the first time ESPN2 will be home to all eight hours of ESPN’s coverage.
ESPN announced today it has selected its Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell telecast for June 7: the NL West division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers and Adrian Gonzalez will host the NL Central division-leading St. Louis Cardinals and Matt Holliday at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. As always, Dan Shulman, the voice of Sunday Night … Read More
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