Primetime Ratings: Tonys Rise Against NBA Finals

Awards show up 20% over 2012; Heat-Spurs overnight down slightly from Thursday
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CBS' broadcast of the 67th Annual Tony Awards on
Sunday drew a 1.2 rating with adults 18-49, according to Nielsen overnight
numbers. The three-hour kudosfest was up 20% from last year's show, despite facing
much tougher competition from the NBA Finals. CBS finished in second overall
with a 1.2 rating/4 share.

ABC easily won the night with a 3.9/12. Game 2 of the 2013
NBA Finals was down slightly from Thursday's Game 1 with a 10.2 overnight
household rating from 8-10:30 p.m. The Miami Heat's win over the San Antonio
Spurs also drew a preliminary 4.9 rating in the demo and 12.5 million total
viewers (postgame coverage aired from 10:30-11 p.m. for a 2.8). Earlier, both Jimmy
Kimmel Live: Game Night
and Kia NBA Countdown drew a 1.9.

More accurate numbers will be available when National
numbers are released.

NBC and Fox aired repeats.

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