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Thursday Final Ratings: Cavaliers-Warriors on ABC Still Dominant Despite Four-Year Low for NBA Finals Game One Viewership

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Thursday, May 31:

Jimmy Kimmel Live! Game Night 1 (S) (ABC, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
– 3.938 million viewers
– 2.5/5 HH
– 0.9/5 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 1.0/5 M18-49)
– 0.7/5 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.7/5 M18-34)
– 1.2/5 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 1.2/5 M25-54)

NBA Countdown-Game 1 (S) (ABC, 8:31 PM, 27 min.)
– 5.127 million viewers
– 3.3/7 HH
– 1.6/8 A18-49 (1.2/5 F18-49, 2.0/11 M18-49)
– 1.3/9 A18-34 (1.0/6 F18-34, 1.7/13 M18-34)
– 1.8/7 A25-54 (1.5/6 F25-54, 2.2/10 M25-54)

NBA Finals on ABC-Game 1 Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors (S) (ABC, 8:58 PM, 174 min.)
– 17.354 million viewers
– 10.0/20 HH
– 6.3/26 A18-49 (4.6/19 F18-49, 8.1/35 M18-49)
– 5.7/31 A18-34 (4.1/22 F18-34, 7.2/41 M18-34)
– 6.7/23 A25-54 (5.0/17 F25-54, 8.5/30 M25-54)

The Big Bang Theory (R) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
– 6.707 million viewers
– 4.3/8 HH
– 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.3/6 F18-49, 0.9/5 M18-49)
– 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
– 1.7/6 A25-54 (1.9/7 F25-54, 1.4/6 M25-54)

Young Sheldon (R) (CBS, 8:31 PM, 30 min.)
– 6.612 million viewers
– 4.2/8 HH
– 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.2/5 F18-49, 0.9/4 M18-49)
– 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
– 1.6/6 A25-54 (1.9/6 F25-54, 1.4/5 M25-54)

Mom (R) (CBS, 9:01 PM, 29 min.)
– 5.257 million viewers
– 3.4/6 HH
– 0.9/4 A18-49 (1.1/4 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/2 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
– 1.4/5 A25-54 (1.7/5 F25-54, 1.1/4 M25-54)

Life In Pieces (R) (CBS, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 3.940 million viewers
– 2.6/5 HH
– 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
– 1.0/3 A25-54 (1.3/4 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

S.W.A.T. (R) (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.857 million viewers
– 2.6/5 HH
– 0.6/2 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/2 F18-34, 0.3/1 M18-34)
– 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

America’s Got Talent (RS) (NBC, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 5.107 million viewers
– 3.2/6 HH
– 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.2/5 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
– 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
– 1.3/5 A25-54 (1.5/5 F25-54, 1.1/4 M25-54)

World of Dance (RS) (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.138 million viewers
– 2.0/4 HH
– 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.9/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
– 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.7/2 M25-54)

MasterChef (RS) (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.901 million viewers
– 1.2/2 HH
– 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
– 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Beat Shazam (RS) (FOX, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.553 million viewers
– 1.0/2 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
– 0.3/1 A18-34 (0.3/1 F18-34, 0.3/1 M18-34)
– 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Supernatural (R) (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.773 million viewers
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
– 0.3/1 A25-54 (0.3/1 F25-54, 0.2/1 M25-54)

Black Lightning (R) (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.580 million viewers
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/0 M18-49)
– 0.1/0 A18-34 (0.1/0 F18-34, 0.1/0 M18-34)
– 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.1/0 M25-54)

La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.453 million viewers
– 0.8/2 HH
– 0.5/3 A18-49

El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.892 million viewers
– 1.0/2 HH
– 0.6/3 A18-49

Papa a Toda Madre (Univision, 9:00 PM, 64 min.)
– 1.381 million viewers
– 0.8/1 HH
– 0.5/2 A18-49

Por Amar Sin Ley (Univision, 10:04 PM, 56 min.)
– 1.428 million viewers
– 0.9/2 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49

Sanson y Dalila (R) (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.320 million viewers
– 0.2/0 HH
– 0.1/1 A18-49

El Principe (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.157 million viewers
– 0.1/0 HH
– 0.0/0 A18-49

Sanson y Dalila (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.814 million viewers
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.491 million viewers
– 0.2/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.364 million viewers
– 0.8/2 HH
– 0.3/2 A18-49
– 0.2/1 A18-34

Mi Familia Perfecta (Telemundo, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.005 million viewers
– 0.6/1 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49
– 0.3/2 A18-34

Al Otro Lado Del Muro (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.126 million viewers
– 0.7/1 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49
– 0.3/2 A18-34

El Señor de Los Cielos V (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.579 million viewers
– 0.9/2 HH
– 0.7/3 A18-49
– 0.5/3 A18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Thursday, May 31 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

Live PD: Police Patrol (A&E, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.791 million viewers (#38)
– 0.48 HH (#41)
– 0.24 A18-49 (#36)
– 0.19 A18-34 (#30)
– 0.31 A25-54 (#27)

Live PD: Police Patrol (A&E, 9:30 PM, 31 min.)
– 0.867 million viewers (#34)
– 0.53 HH (#34)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#32)
– 0.18 A18-34 (#36)
– 0.32 A25-54 (#24)

Live PD: Police Patrol (A&E, 10:01 PM, 31 min.)
– 0.872 million viewers (#32)
– 0.53 HH (#34)
– 0.28 A18-49 (#17)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#46)
– 0.33 A25-54 (#22)

Live PD: Police Patrol (A&E, 10:32 PM, 31 min.)
– 0.869 million viewers (#33)
– 0.54 HH (#32)
– 0.26 A18-49 (#26)
– 0.13 A18-34 (#59)
– 0.33 A25-54 (#22)

Weird, True and Freaky (APL, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.465 million viewers (#79)
– 0.28 HH (#82)
– 0.12 A18-49 (#90)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#76)
– 0.13 A25-54 (#90)

Southern Charm (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 75 min.)
– 1.421 million viewers (#13)
– 1.02 HH (#12)
– 0.50 A18-49 (#4)
– 0.31 A18-34 (#8)
– 0.68 A25-54 (#2)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.841 million viewers (#36)
– 0.59 HH (#25)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#76)
– 0.26 A25-54 (#43)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.668 million viewers (#52)
– 0.47 HH (#42)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#69)
– 0.04 A18-34 (#100)
– 0.18 A25-54 (#70)

CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.722 million viewers (#46)
– 0.52 HH (#36)
– 0.14 A18-49 (#73)
– 0.05 A18-34 (#99)
– 0.19 A25-54 (#64)

NBA Pre-Game (ESPN, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.972 million viewers (#23)
– 0.67 HH (#23)
– 0.38 A18-49 (#8)
– 0.33 A18-34 (#7)
– 0.42 A25-54 (#9)

National Spelling Bee 2018 Finals, Closing Portion (ESPN, 8:30 PM, 135 min.)
– 0.547 million viewers (#65)
– 0.35 HH (#68)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#69)
– 0.12 A18-34 (#65)
– 0.18 A25-54 (#70)

College Softball World Series Georgia vs. Florida (ESPN2, 7:00 PM, 122 min.)
– 0.538 million viewers (#68)
– 0.35 HH (#68)
– 0.13 A18-49 (#79)
– 0.06 A18-34 (#97)
– 0.16 A25-54 (#78)

Beat Bobby Flay (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.034 million viewers (#22)
– 0.69 HH (#21)
– 0.32 A18-49 (#11)
– 0.24 A18-34 (#16)
– 0.39 A25-54 (#16)

Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.626 million viewers (#2)
– 1.75 HH (#3)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#24)
– 0.13 A18-34 (#59)
– 0.40 A25-54 (#15)

Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.977 million viewers (#1)
– 2.01 HH (#1)
– 0.24 A18-49 (#36)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)
– 0.44 A25-54 (#7)

The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.500 million viewers (#4)
– 1.69 HH (#4)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#32)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#76)
– 0.41 A25-54 (#11)

Flip or Flop (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.953 million viewers (#6)
– 1.28 HH (#6)
– 0.39 A18-49 (#7)
– 0.27 A18-34 (#11)
– 0.53 A25-54 (#3)

House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.790 million viewers (#8)
– 1.16 HH (#9)
– 0.34 A18-49 (#9)
– 0.22 A18-34 (#23)
– 0.46 A25-54 (#6)

House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.690 million viewers (#9)
– 1.12 HH (#10)
– 0.31 A18-49 (#12)
– 0.21 A18-34 (#26)
– 0.42 A25-54 (#9)

Swamp People (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
– 1.566 million viewers (#12)
– 0.92 HH (#13)
– 0.28 A18-49 (#17)
– 0.15 A18-34 (#51)
– 0.44 A25-54 (#7)

Extreme Measures (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.142 million viewers (#19)
– 0.79 HH (#17)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#32)
– 0.11 A18-34 (#68)
– 0.38 A25-54 (#19)

All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.684 million viewers (#10)
– 1.21 HH (#7)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#63)
– 0.07 A18-34 (#91)
– 0.26 A25-54 (#43)

Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.549 million viewers (#3)
– 1.76 HH (#2)
– 0.26 A18-49 (#26)
– 0.13 A18-34 (#59)
– 0.41 A25-54 (#11)

Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.879 million viewers (#7)
– 1.33 HH (#5)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#55)
– 0.07 A18-34 (#91)
– 0.31 A25-54 (#27)

Jersey Shore: Family Vacation (MTV, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 2.029 million viewers (#5)
– 1.20 HH (#8)
– 1.21 A18-49 (#1)
– 1.45 A18-34 (#1)
– 1.07 A25-54 (#1)

Ex on the Beach (MTV, 9:01 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.888 million viewers (#30)
– 0.50 HH (#38)
– 0.50 A18-49 (#4)
– 0.63 A18-34 (#2)
– 0.39 A25-54 (#16)

My 600 Lb. Life: Where Are They Now: Supersized (TLC, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.537 million viewers (#69)
– 0.36 HH (#65)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#69)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)
– 0.20 A25-54 (#62)

The Carbonaro Effect (TRU, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.399 million viewers (#87)
– 0.24 HH (#87)
– 0.14 A18-49 (#73)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)
– 0.15 A25-54 (#80)

Inside Carbonaro (TRU, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.354 million viewers (#92)
– 0.21 HH (#93)
– 0.12 A18-49 (#90)
– 0.07 A18-34 (#91)
– 0.13 A25-54 (#90)

Growing Up Hip Hop (WETV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.524 million viewers (#70)
– 0.35 HH (#68)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
– 0.17 A18-34 (#40)
– 0.24 A25-54 (#49)

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research