Wednesday Ratings: Flash Audience Rises, NBA Finals Game 3 Dominates

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In the latest TV ratings, ABC’s Wednesday-night coverage of the NBA Finals averaged 8.2 million total viewers and a 2.6 demo rating, up 14 and 24 percent from the prelim numbers for last year’s Game 3.

Leading into the game, the Jimmy Kimmel special did 5.5 mil/1.2, while the NBA Countdown drew 4.4 mil/1.1.

Over on The CW, The Flash (600K/0.1, get casting news) delivered its best audience in six episodes, while Kung Fu (460K/0.1) lost a handful of eyeballs.

Fox’s MasterChef (2.1 mil/0.4) dipped, while SYTYCD (1.4 mil/0.3) was steady.

CBS aired primetime editions of Let’s Make a Deal (3.5 mil/0.3) and The Price Is Right (3.5 mil/0.4).

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The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Steve Harvey is not a judge or lawyer and merely offers an alternative forum of dispute resolution.

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