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Four Network Leadership on Low-Rated Saturday

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Saturday, May 28 broken out by network and by each half-hour:

-Total Viewers:

CBS: 3.66 million, Fox: 2.20, NBC: 2.01, ABC: 1.86

-Adults 18-49:

CBS, NBC and Fox: 0.5 rating.2 share each, ABC: 0.3/ 1

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – 500 Questions
Viewers: 2.71 million (#1t), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#2t)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles (R)
Viewers: 2.71 million (#1t), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#2t)

NBC – Movie: King Kong (R)
Viewers: 1.70 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#2t)

Fox – Saturday Night Baseball
Viewers: 2.13 million (#3), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#1)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – 500 Questions
Viewers: 2.77 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#2t)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles (R)
Viewers: 2.84 million (#1), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#24)

NBC – Movie: King Kong (R)
Viewers: 1.75 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#2t)

Fox – Saturday Night Baseball
Viewers: 2.29 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#1)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Movie: Madoff, Part 1 (R)
Viewers: 1.54 million (#4), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#4)

CBS – 48 Hours (R)
Viewers: 3.86 million (#1), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#1t)

NBC – Movie: King Kong (R)
Viewers: 1.94 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#1t)

Fox – Saturday Night Baseball
Viewers: 2.31 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Movie: Madoff, Part 1 (R)
Viewers: 1.37 million (#4), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#4)

CBS – 48 Hours (R)
Viewers: 3.96 million (#1), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#1)

NBC – Movie: King Kong (R)
Viewers: 2.07 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2)

Fox – Saturday Night Baseball
Viewers: 2.08 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Movie: Madoff, Part 1 (R)
Viewers: 1.42 million (#3), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#3)

CBS – 48 Hours (R)
Viewers: 4.28 million (#1), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#1t)

NBC – Movie: King Kong (R)
Viewers: 2.27 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#1t)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Movie: Madoff, Part 1 (R)
Viewers: 1.45 million (#3), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#3)

CBS – 48 Hours (R)
Viewers: 4.78 million (#1), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#1)

NBC – Movie: King Kong (R)
Viewers: 2.33 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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    TNT’S EXCLUSIVE 2016 NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS COVERAGE DELIVERS NETWORK’S MOST-VIEWED GAME 6 OF ALL TIME

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