The Stanley Cup Final averaged 4.6 million viewers for the six-game series between the Avalanche and the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
"The event peaked at 8:15pm ET when four and a half million viewers tuned in."
"It was the biggest audience for Game 3 of a Cup Final in almost two decades."
"The company and the network spent much of Friday afternoon promoting that McMahon would appear during the show's opening segment in character."
ABC's coverage of the NBA Finals got better numbers than it did last year but overall, the event's total viewership is its lowest in 15 years.
"Ratings are still down, however, compared to the 2019 NBA Finals, which were the last NBA Finals to take place in its traditional window."
“The game averaged an audience of 11.52 million. That is good enough for a 6.2 rating.”
The network announced that due to large audience increases for the NBA, NCAA Softball, the PGA Championship and Formula One, it finished its strongest May in...
"That number represents 58% growth from the 2021 Western Conference Finals. It is also up 17% from 2019, the last Conference Finals series played during the...
"The telecast averaged a 6.4 rating and 11.91 million viewers."