Turns out it wasn’t just Comcast SportsNet that was a huge winner from last night’s Celtics/Bulls 3OT thriller:
TNT’s Coverage of Celtics/Bulls Game #6 is Most Watched Round One Game in Cable Television History
TNT delivered a slam dunk on Thursday night with the triple-overtime showdown of the Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls Game #6, earning a 3.5 US HH rating and delivering 4,048,000 households and 5,352,000 total viewers making the game the most watched Round One NBA game in cable television history. In addition, the game was also cable’s #1 telecast for the evening in households, total viewers and key adult and male demos. Chicago evened the series at three games a piece with a 128-127 victory in the NBA playoff record fourth overtime game in the series.