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‘Braindead’ on CBS and ‘Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge’ Debuts Squashed by ‘The NBA Finals’ on ABC

ABC Beats the Four Competing Networks Combined

What follows are the metered market (overnight) results in households by network and by half-hour for Monday, June 13:

Household Rating/Share
ABC: 10.5/17, NBC: 3.7/ 6, CBS: 3.0/ 5, Fox: 2.0/ 3, CW: 0.7/ 1

Percent Change From the Year-Ago Evening:
ABC: +156, CW: +40, CBS: -14, NBC: -31, Fox: -37

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “Jimmy Kimmel Live”: 4.3/ 7 (#1)
CBS – “Mom” (R): 3.2/ 5 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior”: 3.9/ 7 (#2)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance”: 2.7/ 5 (#4)
CW – “Reign”: 0.7/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “NBA Countdown”: 4.2/ 7 (#2)
CBS – “2 Broke Girls” (R): 2.8/ 4 (#3t)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior”: 4.6/ 8 (#1)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance”: 2.8/ 4 (#3t)
CW – “Reign”: 0.6/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “NBA Finals” (Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors”): 11.1/18 (#1)
CBS – “Scorpion (R): 2.7/ 4 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior”: 4.3/ 7 (#2)
Fox – “Houdini & Doyle”: 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Who’s Line is it Anyway?”: 0.8/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “NBA Finals” (Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors”): 13.2/21 (#1)
CBS – “Scorpion (R): 2.8/ 4 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior”: 4.1/ 6 (#2)
Fox – “Houdini & Doyle”: 1.1/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Who’s Line is it Anyway?” (R): 0.8/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “NBA Finals” (Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors”): 15.2/24 (#1)
CBS – “Braindead” (series premiere): 3.4/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge” (series premiere): 3.1/ 5 (#3)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “NBA Finals” (Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors”): 14.6/24 (#1)
CBS – “Braindead” (series premiere): 2.9/ 5 (#2)
NBC – “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge” (series premiere): 2.7/ 5 (#3)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. Braindead is so out of CBS’s wheelhouse. Not sure what they were thinking.
    ANW held up pretty well again.