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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Fri.-Tues., June 6-11) -- AGT & NBA

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Absent the dominating NBA Finals, a new two hours of NBC’s America’s Got Talent easily topped Tuesday’s prime-time ratings.

Airing as usual from 7 to 9 p.m., AGT drew 295,231 D-FW viewers and 87,557 in the advertiser-prized 18-to-49-year-old age range.

ABC’s competing The Bachelorette came up lame, both as a show and in the Nielsens, with 133,557 total viewers and 45,288 in the 18-to-49 realm.

In Monday’s prime-time festivities, ABC’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals, with the Golden State Warriors nipping the Toronto Raptors by a point, scored big with 470,963 total viewers and 235,498 in the 18-to-49 motherlode. Nothing else came remotely close. There are no comparative numbers for last year’s Game 5, because there wasn’t one. The Warriors swept the Cleveland Cavaliers in four games.

Sunday night’s ratings, which featured both CBS’ Tony Awards and NBC’s Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals, were not computed locally due to heavy power outages throughout the viewing area. So we’ll never know how those two very disparate events matched up.

On Friday, ABC’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals, with the Raptors routing the Warriors, averaged a significantly lower 351,465 total viewers, with 196,248 in the 18-to-48 demographic. Last year’s Game 4 closeout pulled in 384,593 total viewers and 199,718 in the 18-to-49 realm.

Here are the weekday local news derby results.

Friday -- CBS11 swept a downsized three-way 10 p.m. race in both total viewers and with 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming).

Fox4 ran the table at both 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. while WFAA8 had twin wins at 6 p.m.

Monday -- With WFAA8’s 10 p.m. newscast again delayed by the NBA Finals, CBS11 enjoyed another win in total viewers while Fox4 was tops with 25-to-54-year-olds.

Fox4 won at 6 a.m. in total viewers and tied WFAA8 for first place among 25-to-54-year-olds.

NBC5 ran the table at 6 p.m. and added a 5 p.m. win in total viewers. Fox4 drew the most 25-to-54-year-olds at 5 p.m.

Tuesday -- WFAA8 paced the 10 p.m. competition in total viewers while CBS11 had the most 25-to-54-year-olds.

At 6 a.m., Fox4 and WFAA8 tied for the lead in total viewers, but WFAA8 won among 25-to-54-year-olds to end a Fox4 winning streak that endured for more than a year. Viewing levels are down with the kids out of school and vacations also interceding. WFAA8 nonetheless has neared parity with Fox4 in June while NBC5 and CBS11 still lag. This fall will be a much truer test, but WFAA8 has reason to be pumped.

NBC5 swept the 5 p.m. races and also notched a 6 p.m. win with 25-to-54-year-olds. WFAA8 drew the most total viewers at 6 p.m.

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