Lakers Win Title; So Does ABC
The Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA title Sunday night, giving ABC the primetime-ratings title in the process. The network’s coverage of the 99-86 win over the Orlando Magic in game five of the NBA Finals averaged 13.992 million viewers.
All five NBA Finals games topped their respective nights for ABC. Based on fast nationals, game five averaged a 7.9 household rating and 9.004 million household impressions.