TV Ratings: ABC Wins With NBA Finals Game

NBC's "Love Bites," starring Becki Newton, bombs with 2.5 million viewers.
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Game two of the NBA finals, in which Dallas Mavericks beat the Miami Heat, delivered a ratings win for ABC Thursday night. The games posted a 10.5 overnight household rating. Numbers are preliminary.

Fox came in second place with a 2.1 in the key 18-40 demo. So You Think You Can Dance rated 2.8 in the all-important 18-49 demo with 7.7 million viewers -- down 15 percent from last week's premiere, or 3 percent when compared to the 8-9 p.m. hour last week.

CBS came in third place, Univision ranked fourth with a 1.4 rating.

NBC came in last with a very soft premiere of Love Bites, starring Beck Newton. It rated a 1.0 in the demo, with 2.5 million viewers.

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