ABC's night of NBA Finals coverage won the network the top
spot in ratings Tuesday night with an overall 4.5 rating/13 share in the 18-49 demo. Game Four
between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks earned a preliminary 5.5 rating during the prime time hours, down 7% from Sunday's Game Three, though it was
up 17% from last year's Game Four (due to the nature of live sports, ratings are only approximate). The 8 p.m. Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night was up 22% from Sunday, while Buick Regal NBA Countdown was
up 21% to 2.9.
NBC came in a close second with an overall 4.2/12, though both of the nets
competition series saw decreases. America's
Got Talent fell 14% from last week's premiere to a 3.6. The Voice dropped to a 4.5.
Fox was next with a 1.5/4. The second part of MasterChef's premiere grew a tenth to a
Both CBS and The CW aired a night of
repeats for a 1.2/3 and 0.3/1, respectively.