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Despite MLB Competition, TNT Draws Best NBA Opening Night Doubleheader Since '13

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 26 / 16

TNT last night drew a 2.4 overnight rating for its NBA doubleheader, marking its best figure for Opening Night since '13 despite stiff competition from Game 1 of the World Series . The doubleheader will deliver TNT a primetime win among all cable nets. Last night's doubleheader also is up from a 2....

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