Lakers-Suns Tilt Sets Record

Reynolds, Mike
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/15/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p18
Reports on the ratings achieved by Turner Network Television (TNT) and ESPN in their television coverage of the National Basketball Association playoffs. Increase in the average household rating of TNT through May 9, 2006 and the first 28 games of its 2006 professional basketball postseason coverage; Estimated number of television viewers who watch Phoenix Suns' game 6 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on May 4; Average household rating generated by the first-round coverage by ESPN for several games.


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