06/15/2022 at 06:37 ES
The Finals have 26% more viewers than in 2021
06/15/2022 at 06:37
‘ABC’ accounted for more than 13 million viewers in the fifth game of the series
The five games are the most watched television broadcasts in June
The NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Golden State Warriors recorded, in the first five games of the series, a 26% increase in viewers in the United States compared to those of 2021 and are the most viewed in the last three years. The fifth game, in which the Warriors won 104-94 and took a 3-2 lead in the series, recorded an average of 13.025 million viewers on the ‘ABC’ network, with a maximum of 15.352 million viewers, reported this Tuesday the NBA in a statement. This result improves by 30% the record of the fifth game of the 2021 Finals, between the Phoenix Suns and the Milwaukee Bucks.
If the five games of the series are considered, the average number of viewers is 12.087 million, 26% more than in 2021, while the screen share is 19.4, 29% more than last year. Also, the five most watched television programs in June in the United States are the five games of the Finals.
The sixth game of the series will be played this Thursday at the TD Garden in Boston, in which the Warriors could celebrate their fourth title in eight years with a victory against the Celtics.