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ABC/ESPN Overnight Ratings Flat For NBA Playoff Openers, While TNT Sees 7% DipPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 20 / 15
The opening weekend of the NBA Playoffs saw ABC/ESPN with overnight ratings flat compared to the same weekend last year, while TNT was down 7% with some lopsided scores for its primetime games. ESPN and ABC combined for five openers this weekend, averaging a 2.9 overnight for the second straight ...
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