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Saturday Ratings: Toronto at Cleveland on the NBA Conference Semifinals Leads ABC to Victory

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  • What follows are the fast affiliate results for Saturday, May 5. These results are time period based and are only approximate.

    Total Viewers (in millions):
    ABC: 5.07 million, NBC: 3.54, CBS: 3.21, Fox: 1.22

    Adults 18-49 (rating / share):
    ABC: 1.7 rating/9 share, NBC: 1.0/ 5, CBS: 0.4/ 2, Fox: 0.3/ 2

    Adults 18-34 (rating / share):
    ABC: 1.5 rating/10 share, NBC: 0.7/ 5, Fox: 0.2/ 2, CBS: 0.2/ 1

    Adults 25-54 (rating / share):
    ABC: 1.9 rating/8 share, NBC: 1.3/ 5, CBS: 0.5/ 2, Fox: 0.4/ 2

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    8:00 PM

    ABC – NBA Countdown
    Viewers: 3.52 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 1.0/6 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 0.9/7 (#1), Adults 25-54: 1.2/5 (#2)

    CBS – Ransom
    Viewers: 2.75 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.3/2 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.4/2 (#3)

    NBC – NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference Game 5: Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals
    Viewers: 3.55 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 1.0/5 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 0.8/6 (#2), Adults 25-54: 1.3/6 (#1)

    Fox – MasterChef Junior (repeat)
    Viewers: 1.08 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.3/2 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.3/2 (#4)

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    8:30 PM

    ABC – NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Game 3: Toronto Raptors at Cleveland Cavaliers
    Viewers: 4.49 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 1.5/8 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 1.3/9 (#1), Adults 25-54: 1.7/7 (#1)

    CBS – Ransom
    Viewers: 2.78 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.3/1 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.1/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.4/2 (#3)

    NBC – NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference Game 5: Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals
    Viewers: 4.10 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 1.2/6 (#2),
    Adults 18-34: 0.9/6 (#2), Adults 25-54: 1.5/6 (#2)

    Fox – MasterChef Junior (repeat)
    Viewers: 1.16 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.3/2 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.4/2 (#3)

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    9:00 PM

    ABC – NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Game 3: Toronto Raptors at Cleveland Cavaliers
    Viewers: 5.35 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 1.8/9 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 1.6/11 (#1), Adults 25-54: 2.0/8 (#1)

    CBS – Crimetime Saturday: NCIS (repeat)
    Viewers: 2.80 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.3/1 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.4/2 (#3)

    NBC – NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference Game 5: Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals
    Viewers: 3.83 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 1.1/6 (#2),
    Adults 18-34: 0.8/6 (#2), Adults 25-54: 1.4/6 (#2)

    Fox – MasterChef Junior (repeat)
    Viewers: 1.27 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.3/2 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2/2 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.4/2 (#3)

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    9:30 PM

    ABC – NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Game 3: Toronto Raptors at Cleveland Cavaliers
    Viewers: 5.54 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 2.0/9 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 1.7/11 (#1), Adults 25-54: 2.1/8 (#1)

    CBS – Crimetime Saturday: NCIS (repeat)
    Viewers: 3.08 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.3/1 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#3)

    NBC – NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference Game 5: Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals
    Viewers: 4.18 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 1.2/6 (#2),
    Adults 18-34: 1.0/6 (#2), Adults 25-54: 1.5/6 (#2)

    Fox – MasterChef Junior (repeat)
    Viewers: 1.39 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.3/2 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2/2 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.4/2 (#4)

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    10:00 PM

    ABC – NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Game 3: Toronto Raptors at Cleveland Cavaliers
    Viewers: 5.81 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 2.1/10 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 1.8/12 (#1), Adults 25-54: 2.2/9 (#1)

    CBS – 48 Hours
    Viewers: 3.72 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.5/2 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.6/2 (#3)

    NBC – Saturday Night Live (repeat)
    Viewers: 2.96 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.8/4 (#2),
    Adults 18-34: 0.6/4 (#2), Adults 25-54: 1.0/4 (#2)

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    10:30 PM

    ABC – NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Game 3: Toronto Raptors at Cleveland Cavaliers
    Viewers: 5.73 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 2.1/10 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 1.7/12 (#1), Adults 25-54: 2.2/9 (#1)

    CBS – 48 Hours
    Viewers: 4.14 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.5/3 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.8/3 (#3)

    NBC – Saturday Night Live (repeat)
    Viewers: 2.60 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.7/3 (#2), Adults 18-34: 0.4/3 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.9/3 (#2)

    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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