ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals continues to put up big numbers. Game 5 on Thursday night netted 15.4 million total viewers while averaging a 6.3 demo rating from 9 to 11 pm. That’s an increase of 15 percent versus Game 4’s tallies, and up 17 percent from last season’s Game 5 face-off.
Elsewhere on Thursday:
* So You Think You Can Dance‘s two-hour reveal of the Top 20 fell shy of 7 million total viewers and averaged a 2.4 rating, down 10 and 17 percent from a week ago.
* NBC’s Love Bites dipped 10 percent from its already meager premiere numbers, mustering just 2.3 million viewers and a 0.9 demo rating.
What were you watching this Thursday?