TNT Rides NBA Momentum


Grabbing six of the top 10 programs in primetime, TNT’s coverage of the National Basketball Association Playoffs kept the network ranked No. 1 in primetime for the week ending May 21, averaging a 2.7 rating.

TNT was followed in primetime by USA Network (2.1 rating); Disney Channel (1.8); ESPN (1.7); Cartoon Network and Nick at Nite (1.4); TBS (1.3); Fox News Channel, Lifetime Television and FX (1.2 apiece); and Hallmark Channel (1.1).

Nickelodeon won the total-day race with a 1.9 average, followed by TNT (1.4); Disney (1.2); USA and Cartoon (1.1); and ESPN, TBS, Lifetime and Fox News (0.8).