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TV Ratings Thursday: NBA Finals Game 7 Dominates Night + 'Hell's Kitchen' Dips & 'Hannibal' Finale Flat

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June 21st, 2013

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Scoreboard ABC FOX UNI CBS NBC CW
Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 7.1/22 1.4/4 1.4/4 1.0/3 0.6/2 0.3/1
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 7.0/25 1.1/4 1.3/5 0.6/2 0.5/2 0.3/1
Total Viewers (million) 17.815 3.712 3.557 5.892 5.892 0.867

 

Due to the nature of live sports programming the ratings for ABC (NBA Finals) are approximate and subject to more than the typical adjustments in the final numbers. See below for more information on these Fast Affiliate Ratings.


ABC was number 1 in adults 18-49 and with Total Viewers.

On ABC, Jimmy Kimmel Live Game Night earned a 3.2 adults 18-49. NBA Countdown garnered a 4.5. NBA Finals Game 7 scored a monster 8.7 adults 18-49 rating. We have more on last night's basketball ratings here.

On FOX, Hell’s Kitchen garnered a 1.9, down a tenth from last week's 2.0 18-49 rating down. Does Someone Have to Go? matched last week's 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.

On NBC, Hannibal was even with last week's series low 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. Your votes were too optimistic.

 

Overnight ratings for Thursday, June 20, 2013:

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (million)
8:00PM ABC Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night 3.2 12 9.09
FOX Hell's Kitchen 1.9 7 5.05
CBS The Big Bang Theory -R 1.6 6 7.47
NBC Parks and Recreation -R 0.6 2 2.28
CW The Vampire Diaries -R 0.4 1 1.05
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8:30PM ABC NBA Countdown 4.5 15 11.57
CBS Two and a Half Men -R 1.2 4 5.79
NBC Parks and Recreation -R 0.6 2 1.73
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9:00PM ABC 2013 NBA Finals (Game 7) 8.7 26 21.56
FOX Does Someone Have to Go? 0.9 3 2.37
CBS Person Of Interest -R 0.7 2 5.82
NBC The Office -R 0.5 1 1.43
CW Beauty And The Beast -R 0.2 1 0.68
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9:30PM NBC The Office -R 0.5 1 1.37
10:00 PM CBS Elementary -R 0.8 2 5.220
NBC Hannibal 0.7 2 1.90

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Definitions:

Fast Affiliate Ratings: These first national ratings, including demographics, are available at approximately 11 AM (ET) the day after telecast, and are released to subscribing customers daily. These data, from the National People Meter sample, are strictly time-period information, based on the normal broadcast network feed, and include all programming on the affiliated stations, sometimes including network programming, sometimes not. The figures may include stations that did not air the entire network feed, as well as local news breaks or cutaways for local coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are likely to differ significantly from the final results, because the data reflect normal broadcast feed patterns. For example, with a World Series game, Fast Affiliate Ratings would include whatever aired from 8-11PM on affiliates in the Pacific Time Zone, following the live baseball game, but not game coverage that begins at 5PM PT. The same would be true of Presidential debates as well as live award shows and breaking news reports.

Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.

Share (of Audience): The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time. (See also, Rating, which represents tuning or viewing as a percent of the entire population being measured.)

Time Shifted Viewing – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+Same Day (Live+SD) include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

For more information see Numbers 101.

 
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