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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Tues., June 11) -- deflated but winning numbers for Spurs blowout of Heat

The Spurs’ annihilation of Miami in Game 3 of the NBA Finals won the night against tougher competition but also ranked lowest of the trio on the D-FW audience-o-meter.

Running until 10:30 p.m., San Antonio’s 36-point victory averaged 419,936 viewers, with 213,690 in the advertiser-craved 18-to-49 motherlode.

Game 2, the most-watched to date, had respective totals of 468,126 and 277,478 viewers. Game 1 drew 433,705 viewers, with 264,720 in the 18-to-49 age range.

Although the game had been decided, Tuesday’s numbers peaked in the final 15 minutes, with 585,157 total viewers tuned in from 10:15 to 10:30 p.m.

NBC ran second overall, with The Voice logging 289,136 viewers to win the 7 p.m. hour before America’s Got Talent had 247,831 viewers directly opposite Spurs-Heat.

On Fox Sports Southwest, the Texas Rangers’ 5-2 home loss to Cleveland drew 158,337 viewers.

Here are Tuesday’s local news derby numbers:

In a downsized three-way competition, NBC5 had its first 10 p.m. double-header sweep in recent memory. The Peacock ran first in both total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds, the main advertiser target audience for news programming.

Fox4 as usual ran the table at 6 a.m. while WFAA8 swept the 6 p.m. competitions. At 5 p.m., the golds went to WFAA8 in total viewers and NBC5 among 25-to-54-year-olds.

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