TV ratings: NBA Finals Game 5 dominates Thursday, 'SYTYCD' dips


Fast National ratings for Thursday, June 9, 2011The Dallas Mavericks' 112-103 win over the Miami Heat Thursday night gave ABC its best ratings of the NBA Finals so far and led the network to a big win. The game may have siphoned some viewers from "So You Think You Can Dance," which was down some from last Thursday's numbers.ABC had 12.9 million viewers and a 7.6 rating/13 share among households in primetime, numbers that will likely change some in the final nationals because of the live NBA broadcast. CBS (7.2 million, 4.6/8) came in second, a little ahead of FOX's 6.9 million viewers and 4.2/7. NBC managed only 2.2 million viewers and a 1.5/3, but that was good enough to beat The CW, which drew just under a million viewers and a 0.7/1.In the adults 18-49 demographic, ABC's 5.1 rating was better than the combined total of the other four networks. FOX was the best...


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