NBA Finals game gives ABC easy victory over NBC
Published Jun 18 2012, 18:54 BST | By Paul Millar
The NBA Finals was the most-watched and best-rated show on Sunday night, preliminary Nielsen data reveals.
Live basketball netted 13.4m (5.5
) between 8pm and 11pm, helping ABC to lead the night by quite some distance.Jimmy Kimmel
's NBA Finals preview logged 5.2m (1.9
) in the 7pm hour.
NBC's coverage of the US Open golf championship managed 9.5m (2.3
) between 7pm and 10.30pm.
For CBS, 60 Minutes
was the night's only original programme, securing 7.3m (1.0
) at 7pm.
Meanwhile, Fox screened repeats of its roster of animated comedies, finishing above the Tiffany Network.