ABC’s coverage of the fourth and ultimately deciding game of the NBA Finals on Friday night drew 12.9 million total viewers and a 4.4 demo rating, down 9 and 15 percent from the fast nationals for Game 3.
Game 4 was also down sharply from both the prelim numbers for a year ago (14.9 mil/5.5) as well as last year’s deciding Game 5 (19.9 mil/.7.5).
Opposite the hoops….
CBS | Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition (4.4 mil/0.6) ticked down. A Blue Bloods rerun drew Friday’s largest non-sports audience (4.8 million).
NBC | Dateline scored Friday’s best non-sports rating (0.7).
FOX | Phemons (590K/0.2) was steady.
THE CW | My Last Days (630K/0.1) was steady. Life Sentence (390K/0.1) dipped in audience while holding onto that 0.1.