Primetime Ratings: Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup Clincher Powers NBC

ABC’s ‘The Whispers’ falls further
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The Chicago Blackhawks clinched their third Stanley Cup title in the last six years on Monday and NBC reaped the ratings rewards, leading with an overall 2.6 rating/9 share with adults 18-49, according to Nielsen overnight numbers.

The Blackhawks’ Game 6 victory drew a 5.6 overnight household rating, the fourth-highest overnight rating since NBC began airing NHL in 2006. NBC will release final numbers later on Tuesday.

ABC was in second with a 1.5/5. The Bachelorette was even with last week’s 1.8, while The Whispers fell another 10% to a 0.9.

Fox finished in third as So You Think You Can Dance rose 18% to a 1.3.

CBS and The CW aired repeats.