Ratings watch: Sooners' first game in WCWS finals earns 6.6 rating on ESPN

NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 7 tops week
by Mel Bracht Published: June 4, 2013

Ratings Watch

The NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 7 and OU's telecasts in the Women's College World Series topped the week on local TV. Game 7 earned a 7.3 rating in Oklahoma City and a 7.1 nationally with 11.5 million total viewers, becoming the third most-viewed program in TNT history. The Sooners earned strong ratings with a 6.6 in the first game of the WCWS finals against Tennessee on ESPN2, including an 8.5 in the final quarter hour at 10:45 p.m., and a 5.9 in their game against Washington on Sunday on ESPN2.

Sports events May 28-June 3

1. Indiana at Miami, NBA Eastern Conference finals, Monday, TNT, 7.3.

2. Oklahoma vs. Tennessee, WCWS, Monday, ESPN2, 6.6.

3. Indiana at Miami, NBA Eastern Conference finals, Thursday, TNT, 6.3.

4. Oklahoma vs. Washington, WCWS, Sunday, ESPN2, 5.9.

5. Miami at Indiana, NBA Eastern Conference finals, May 28, TNT, 5.8.


by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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