NBA's Postseason Lifts TNT, ESPN

Umstead, R. Thomas
June 2004
Multichannel News;6/7/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p24
Compares the ratings posted by Turner Network Television (TNT) and ESPN with their National Basketball Association playoffs coverage as of June 7, 2004. Total number of playoff contests televised by TNT; Comment from Turner Sports President David Levy about the network's performance; Ratings for Detroit Pistons-Indiana Pacers Eastern Conference finals televised by ESPN.


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