The 2016 NBA Finals is the second-most watched ever on ABC through four games, according to Fast Nationals from Nielsen. The series is averaging 17,367,000 viewers and the Golden State Warriors have a 3-to-1 lead in the Best-of-7 over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Thursday night’s Game 4 audience peaked with 20,407,000 viewers from 11:30-midnight ET. The broadcast averaged 16,438,000 viewers with Golden State winning 104-89. Additionally, the NBA Finals on ABC is expected to win the night across all of television for the 52nd consecutive time.
NBA Finals Game 4 delivered a record number of unique viewers for an NBA game on the streaming service WatchESPN. The game generated 1,026,000 unique viewers, 52,800,000 total minutes streamed and an average minute audience of 300,000.
The 2016 NBA Finals will continue with Game 5 tonight at 9 p.m. ET (coverage starting at 8:30 p.m.) on ABC. The series is also available on ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio andWatchESPN.