TV Ratings: Tonys Hold Steady, NBA Finals Lead Sunday Night
CBS' annual Broadway kudos hold the typically modest showing, while ABC's basketball coverages continue to track on par with 2013.
Steady with last year, the Tony Awards matched the 2013 showing among adults 18-49 -- averaging a 1.2 rating. With total viewers, CBS' telecast averaged 7 million viewers.
The show had especially strong competition on Sunday night. ABC had game two of the NBA Finals, again steady with 2013, averaging a 5.0 rating in the key demo in its preliminary showing. Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night (2.2 adults) also held even. Both shows were enough to easily win the evening for ABC in both adults 18-49 and total viewers.
Miss USA saw slight year-to-year improvement on NBC. After a steady Dateline, the show did inch up a tenth of a point for a 1.4 rating in the key demo.
Over on Fox, the network said goodbye to event series Cosmos (1.1 adults) -- off two tenths of a point from the week prior. As for the Enlisted burn-off, the comedy again averaged a 0.4 rating with adults 18-49.