TV Ratings: NBA Finals Still on Fire for ABC, Game 4 Draws Over 16 Million Viewers

At its peak, 20 million people were watching the Golden State Warriors' win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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The Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala (left) and Steph Curry celebrate.

The NBA Finals are still on a roll for ABC.

Friday night’s Game 4 audience averaged over 16 million viewers, peaking with north of 20 million from 11:30 p.m. to midnight ET.

The Golden State Warriors' win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving the former a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, also delivered a record number of unique viewers for an NBA game on WatchESPN. The showdown generated over one million unique viewers.

The basketball games are still on track to be the second-most-watched ever on the network through four games, according to Fast Nationals from Nielsen. This year's series is averaging over 17 million viewers (p2+).

Together with Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night, which nabbed a 2.5 rating among adults 18 to 49, ABC won the night with an overall 3.7 rating.

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