Monday, July 16, 2018

NBA

Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2018

The NBA Finals led ABC to victory in the television ratings last week, but it must have been hard for network executives not to wonder what could have been.

The third and fourth games of the Warriors-Cavaliers series were the two most-watched shows on television last week, the Nielsen...

Wednesday, Jun. 6, 2018

There was a hint of viewer fatigue for the latest chapter of the NBA’s Cleveland-Golden State rivalry.

Viewership was down from the comparable 2017 matchups but not by much, according to Nielsen figures released Tuesday.

The two teams, competing in basketball’s finals for the...

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2016

Basketball and “The Bachelorette” helped propel ABC to a ratings win last week, while the Tony awards, “60 Minutes” and scripted reruns kept runner-up CBS represented in the Top 10 Programs roster.

Games 4 and 3 of the NBA Finals clash between Cleveland and Golden State ranked first and...

Tuesday, Jun. 7, 2016

The second straight NBA Finals matchup between Golden State and Cleveland got off to a promising start for ABC, but the network has to be hoping the series becomes more competitive in a hurry.

The first two games averaged 18.3 million viewers, the Nielsen company said on Tuesday. Except...

Thursday, Jun. 2, 2016

The calendar may not say summer yet, but the fun and games dominant onscreen mean the season has already begun for television networks.

Competition shows or sporting events accounted for 14 of the 20 most-watched programs last week, the Nielsen company said. This is programming most...

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work.

The players will deliver the...