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June 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The NBA Finals on ABC-TV dominated last week’s Nielsen ratings, with all three of the matches leading the top 10. The Tuesday edition of Fox’s America’s Got Talent, also saw a slight bulge in the number of viewers versus a week ago, while a rerun of CBS’s NCIS rounded out the top five. With the NBA Finals disrupting ABC’s news schedule, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams widened its lead against ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. The NBC telecast was watched by around 8.4 million, while the ABC telecast dropped to 7.3 million. The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley trailed with 6.04 million. For the week overall, ABC led with an average 4.9 rating and a 9 share. CBS placed second with a 3.4/6, closely followed by NBC with a 3.2/6. Fox trailed with a 1.8/3.