The Cleveland Cavaliers-Atlanta Hawks Eastern Conference Finals series is delivering big numbers for TNT.
The third game of the series Sunday night averaged 7.8 million viewers for the network, topping all shows during the day, according to Nielsen Fast Nationals. The game, in which Cleveland defeated Atlanta to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best of seven series, was up 16% among total viewers compared to game three of TNT’s Western Conference telecast last year.
Overall the Cavaliers-Hawks series is averaging 6.9 million viewers, up 11% from the network’s comparable live game telecasts last year, said network officials.
Game four of the series will air Tuesday night on TNT.