Tuesday, February 17, 2015

NBA Outdraws NASCAR in Saturday Night Ratings

The big winner Saturday night: TNT with coverage of the NBA State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.

The NBA averaged 6.1 million viewers and upstaged everything on broadcast prime time.

The preliminary averages there: NBC with 5.4 million, Fox with 4.7 million for the NASCAR: Sprint Unlimited from Daytona Beach, CBS with 4.6 million and ABC with 2.4 million for "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets."

NBC aired a "Dateline" rerun (5.6 million) and the "Saturday Night Live Valentine's Special" (5.1 million). (Orlando Sentinel)