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Updated Thursday Ratings: NBA Finals Game 1 Leads ABC to Dominate Prime Time Despite Approximate 20 Percent Drop Year-to-Year

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Thursday, May 30. These results are time period based and are only approximate.

Total Viewers (in millions):
ABC: 9.56 million, CBS: 4.92, NBC: 1.96, Fox: 1.49, CW: 0.88

—Total Viewers Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening (5/31/18):
CW: +26, CBS: -3, Fox: -15, ABC: -21, NBC: -56

Adults 18-49 (rating / share):
ABC: 3.3 rating/16 share, CBS: 0.7/ 3, NBC and Fox: 0.4/ 2 each, CW: 0.2/ 1

—Adults 18-49 Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening (5/31/18):
CW: no change, CBS: -12, Fox: -20, ABC: -23, NBC: -56

Adults 18-34 (rating / share):
ABC: 2.9 rating/12 share, CBS and Fox: 0.3/ 2 each, NBC: 0.2/ 1, CW: 0.1/ 1

Adults 25-54 (rating / share):
ABC: 3.6 rating/14 share, CBS: 1.1/ 4, NBC and Fox: 0.6/ 2 each, CW: 0.3/ 1

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8:00 PM

ABC – Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night (special)
Viewers: 7.50 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 2.1/11 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 1.7/13 (#1), Adults 25-54: 2.5/11 (#1)

CBS – The Big Bang Theory (repeat)
Viewers: 6.04 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.8/5 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.4/3 (#2), Adults 25-54: 1.3/6 (#2)

NBC – AP Bio
Viewers: 2.35 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#4),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.7/3 (#3)

Fox – Paradise Hotel
Viewers: 1.63 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.5/3 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.6/3 (#4)

CW – iZombie
Viewers: 0.93 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.3/1 (#5),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.3/1 (#5)

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8:30 PM

ABC – NBA Countdown (special)
Viewers: 6.78 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 2.2/11 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 1.9/14 (#1), Adults 25-54: 2.5/10 (#1)

CBS – Young Sheldon (repeat)
Viewers: 5.88 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.8/4 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.4/3 (#2), Adults 25-54: 1.2/5 (#2)

NBC – AP Bio (special)
Viewers: 1.67 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.6/2 (#3)

Fox – Paradise Hotel
Viewers: 1.46 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.6/2 (#3)

CW – iZombie
Viewers: 0.89 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.2/1 (#5),
Adults 18-34: 0.1/1 (#5), Adults 25-54: 0.3/1 (#5)

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9:00 PM

ABC – 2019 NBA Finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors (special)
Viewers: 9.76 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 3.4/16 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 3.0/20 (#1), Adults 25-54: 3.7/14 (#1)

CBS – Mom (repeat)
Viewers: 5.12 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.7/3 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 1.2/4 (#2)

NBC – Abby’s (special)
Viewers: 1.55 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.1/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#3)

Fox – Paradise Hotel
Viewers: 1.43 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#3)

CW – In The Dark
Viewers: 0.84 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.2/1 (#5),
Adults 18-34: 0.1/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.3/1 (#5)

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9:30 PM

ABC – 2019 NBA Finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors (special)
Viewers: 11.37 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 4.0/18 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 3.5/22 (#1), Adults 25-54: 4.3/16 (#1)

CBS – Life in Pieces
Viewers: 4.78 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.7/3 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 1.1/4 (#2)

NBC – Abby’s
Viewers: 1.44 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.3/1 (#4),
Adults 18-34: 0.1/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#3)

Fox – Paradise Hotel
Viewers: 1.42 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#3)

CW – In The Dark
Viewers: 0.86 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.2/1 (#5),
Adults 18-34: 0.1/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.3/1 (#5)

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10:00 PM

ABC – 2019 NBA Finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors (special)
Viewers: 11.05 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 4.1/19 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 3.6/23 (#1), Adults 25-54: 4.3/16 (#1)

CBS – Elementary
Viewers: 3.99 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.5/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.8/3 (#2)

NBC – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (repeat)
Viewers: 2.20 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.3/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.1/1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#3)

Fox – Local Programming
Viewers: 3.24 million, Adults 18-49: 0.6/3,
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2, Adults 25-54: 0.9/3

CW – Local Programming
Viewers: 1.13 million, Adults 18-49: 0.3/1,
Adults 18-34: 0.1/1, Adults 25-54: 0.4/1

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10:30 PM

ABC – 2019 NBA Finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors (special)
Viewers: 10.91 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 4.0/20 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 3.6/24 (#1), Adults 25-54: 4.3/17 (#1)

CBS – Elementary
Viewers: 3.74 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.5/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.7/3 (#2)

NBC – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (repeat)
Viewers: 2.54 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.6/2 (#3)

Fox – Local Programming
Viewers: 2.96 million, Adults 18-49: 0.6/3,
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2, Adults 25-54: 0.8/3

CW – Local Programming
Viewers: 0.97 million, Adults 18-49: 0.3/1,
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1, Adults 25-54: 0.3/1

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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