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While ESPN was the beneficiary of a big number for last night's Heat-Celtics NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game Four, CBS also saw a big number for the final round of The Memorial. Tiger Woods' win game the PGA Tour event its best final round overnight in eight years. The 3.8 overnight is up from a 1.6 last year and the best since a 4.2 overnight for Ernie Els' win in '04. The final round peaked at a 5.7 rating from 5:30-6:00pm ET.
Listed below are overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports telecasts on broadcast TV.
TELECASTDATENETTIME (ET)RAT. "ESPN Sports Saturday"6/2ABC4:00-6:00pm0.5 PGA Tour: The Memorial: Third Round6/2CBS3:00-6:00pm2.5 MLB: (regional)6/2Fox7:00-10:00pm2.6 French Open: Third Round6/2NBC12:00-3:00pm1.0 Track & Field: Prefontaine Classic6/2NBC3:00-4:30pm1.2 Collegiate Rugby Championship6/2NBC4:30-6:00pm0.6 NHL Stanley Cup Final: Kings-Devils: Game Two6/2NBC8:00-11:30pm2.2 Izod IndyCar Series: Chevrolet Detroit
Belle Isle Grand Prix6/3ABC3:30-6:00pm0.7
PGA Tour: The Memorial: Final Round6/3CBS2:30-6:00pm3.8 NASCAR Sprint Cup: FedEx 4006/3Fox1:15-5:00pm3.6 French Open: Fourth Round6/3NBC1:00-4:00pm1.0 Collegiate Rugby Championship6/3NBC4:00-6:00pm0.6