Los Angeles, CA – After nine seasons on the air, the series finale episode of BET's THE GAME, which premiered on Wednesday, August 5, attracted over 3.7 Million total viewers for its 10 p.m. airing, according to Live plus 3 research data.*
Season 9 of THE GAME dominated Wednesday nights as the #1 telecast on all of television (broadcast and cable) among Blacks 18-49. The series finale episode also hit a viewership high this season and produced a 16% increase from the Season 8 finale airing earlier this year.
On social media, the finale generated much conversation among fans of THE GAME. During premiere night, #thefinalGame trended on Twitter for over 4 hours. THE GAME ranked as the #2 most social new/live non-sports, primetime show on all of TV, beating shows such as NBC’s Mr. Robinson (#12), USA’s Suits (#14), and TV One’s premiere of Born Again Virgin (#31). #TheGame also trended on Instagram for over 3 hours.
*Source: Nielsen Fast Nationals