Through four games, the 2014 NBA Finals are averaging 14,931,000 viewers per game, up compared to last year’s Finals between the same teams, according to Nielsen on Friday.
The games are averaging a 9.1 U.S. household rating, also up versus last year’s Finals through four games.
Game 4, which saw the San Antonio Spurs defeat the Miami Heat 107-86, averaged nearly 15 million viewers (14,964,000), peaking with 16,742,000 viewers from 11-11:15 p.m. ET. The broadcast on ABC generated a 9.3 U.S. household rating.
Game 4 helped propel ABC to win the night in rating and viewership across all of television for the 41st consecutive time.
Game 4 on Twitter was the most-tweeted television program of the day with more than 2.9 million tweets. Overall, the game accounted for 51 percent of all television conversation on Twitter, according to Nielsen Social.
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