Ratings watch: Thunder-Grizzlies TV ratings down 23 percent from Thunder-Lakers series last year

Thunder-Grizzlies series average 21.8 rating
by Mel Bracht Published: May 22, 2013
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The Thunder finished the season with a 20.7 rating on TNT in its Game 5 loss to Memphis on May 15. The Thunder-Grizzlies series averaged a 21.8 rating, down 23 percent from the Thunder-Lakers series, which averaged 28.3. Local tornado coverage cut into several sports telecasts Sunday.

Sports events May 14-20

1. Memphis at Oklahoma City, NBA Playoffs, May 15, TNT, 20.7.

2. Memphis at San Antonio, NBA Playoffs, cut to 1 hour, 15 minutes, Sunday, KOCO-5, 6.7.

3. Chicago at Miami, NBA Playoffs, May 15, TNT, 6.3.

4. Byron Nelson Classic fourth round, PGA Tour, cut to 1 hour, 45 minutes, Sunday, KWTV-9, 4.0.

5. New York at Indiana, NBA Playoffs, Saturday, ESPN, 3.2.

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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