By Annie Ross
Don’t look now, but the NBA is busting records during these playoffs!
TNT’s exclusive presentation of 2016 NBA Western Conference finals game 7 between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors, on Monday, May 30, averaged 15.9 million total viewers and an 8.8 U.S. HH rating to deliver cable television’s most-viewed NBA telecast of all time.
It was also TNT’s most-watched program in the 28-year history of the network, based on Fast Nationals. The Warriors series clinching victory peaked with 19.8 million total viewers and a 10.9 U.S. HH rating from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET.
Additionally, Inside the NBA garnered a 4.8 HH rating, the show’s highest overnight delivery ever.
The Thunder/Warriors game telecast and Inside the NBA delivered the top two programs of the night across all of television (cable and broadcast).