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What follows are the fast affiliate results for Thursday, June 2 broken out by network and by each half-hour. Keep in mind that results on ABC last night are estimated due to the live nature of the programming.

-Total Viewers:

ABC: 13.40 million, CBS: 5.05, Fox: 3.29, NBC: 2.37, CW: 821,000

-Adults 18-49:
ABC: 5.0 rating/18 share, CBS: 1.0/ 3, Fox: 0.8/ 3, NBC: 0.5/ 2, CW: 0.2/ 1

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8:00 p.m.
ABC – Jimmy Kimmel Live
Viewers: 9.17 million (#1), A18-49: 2.9/12 (#1)

CBS – The Big Bang Theory (R)
Viewers: 7.69 million (#1), A18-49: 1.5/ 6 (#2)

NBC – Strong (series finale)
Viewers: 2.78 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#4)

Fox – Bones
Viewers: 4.46 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#3)

CW – D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow (R)
Viewers: 813,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – NBA Countdown
Viewers: 8.90 million (#1), A18-49: 3.1/12 (#1)

CBS – Life in Pieces (R)
Viewers: 5.64 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#2)

NBC – Strong (series finale)
Viewers: 2.51 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

Fox – Bones
Viewers: 4.52 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#3)

CW – D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow (R)
Viewers: 807,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – 2016 NBA Finals (Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors)
Viewers: 13.59 million (#1), A18-49: 4.9/18 (#1)

CBS – Mom (R)
Viewers: 5.24 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#2)

NBC – Game of Silence
Viewers: 2.23 million (#3), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#4)

Fox – American Grit
Viewers: 2.10 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#3)

CW – Beauty and the Beast (season premiere)
Viewers: 855,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – 2016 NBA Finals (Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors)
Viewers: 16.06 million (#1), A18-49: 6.1/21 (#1)

CBS – The Odd Couple (R)
Viewers: 4.25 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2)

NBC – Game of Silence
Viewers: 2.26 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

Fox – American Grit
Viewers: 2.07 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#3)

CW – Beauty and the Beast (season premiere)
Viewers: 808,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – 2016 NBA Finals (Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors)
Viewers: 15.97 million (#1), A18-49: 6.3/21 (#1)

CBS – Code Black (R)
Viewers: 3.73 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2)

NBC – Game of Silence
Viewers: 2.25 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – 2016 NBA Finals (Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors)
Viewers: 16.70 million (#1), A18-49: 6.6/23 (#1)

CBS – Code Black (R)
Viewers: 3.73 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2)

NBC – Game of Silence
Viewers: 2.19 million (#3), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. “Strong” (0.6/3 in 18-49, 2.6 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET):

    · Finishes within 0.1 of last week in 18-49 (0.6 vs. 0.7)

    · Grows +3% week to week in total viewers (2.647 million vs. 2.567 million) to a five-week high (best since April 28, 2.655 million).

    · Also grows versus the prior week in women 25-54 (1.1 vs. 1.0) and retains 100% week to week in adults 25-54, men 25-54 andwomen 18-49.

    “Game of Silence” (0.4/2 in 18-49, 2.2 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET):

    · Competing against high-rated NBA Finals coverage on ABC, grows from its first hour to its second by 0.1 of a point or +25% (0.4 to 0.5).

    · Will increase substantially via time-shifting and VOD — “Game of Silence” has grown by +54% in adult 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (0.68 to 1.05) and more than 1.5 million persons in total viewers (3.4 million vs. 4.9 million).

    In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday Night:

    · In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 1.8/5 with an encore telecast; “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.7/8, delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

    · In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 0.6/3 with an encore; “Late Show,” 0.2/1 with an encore; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.5/9, delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

    · From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline,” delayed by an NBA Finals overrun, averaged a 1.9/7 in metered-market households and a 0.9/7 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

    · From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS’s “Late Late Show” (0.8/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore) topped “Late Late Show” (0.2/1 with an encore).

    · At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.5/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

    NOTE: Primetime results are based on “fast affiliate time period” data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are “live plus same day” unless otherwise indicated.