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Overnight Ratings: ABC Up For Sunday NBA Games; Fox/NASCAR Rises With RainoutPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15
ABC averaged a 4.5 overnight rating for its two NBA Playoff games yesterday, up from a 4.3 for the comparable Sunday last year. Clippers-Spurs First Round Game 4 in the late window drew a 5.0 overnight, flat compared to Clippers-Warriors Game 4 last year. In the early window, ABC drew a 4.2 for the ...
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