Ratings: As NBA Finals Dominate, Aquarius Drops, Hannibal Returns Down

NBA Finals 2015

With the NBA Finals dominating the night, NBC’s Aquarius on Thursday drew 3.9 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating (per finals), dropping 32 and 36 percent from its double-episode premiere.

Leading out of that, Hannibal opened Season 3 with 2.6 mil and a 0.7, down 21 and 36 percent from its sophomore opener (which aired on a Friday, in season) and dipping tenth in the demo from its Season 2 finale.

ABC’s coverage of the aforementioned NBA Finals Game 1 averaged 17.8 million viewers and a 6.9 rating (from 9 to 11 pm) per finals, up 19 and 15 percent from last year’s opener.

Elsewhere, Fox’s Bones (5.2 mil/1.1) and Wayward Pines (4.2 mil/1.1) each dipped a tenth in the demo, with the latter adding a few eyeballs week-to-week.