ESPN/ABC continue to get solid, but not record-breaking, ratings for NBA Finals– Yesterday’s game three of the NBA Finals on ABC earned an overnight rating of 10.0. That number is down form the 10.4 rating from last year’s game three between the Heat and Thunder. Through three games ABC is averaging a 10.3 overnight rating, down from the average 11.3 rating through three games a year ago.
Soledad O’Brien joins Real Sports– HBO announced today the hire of journalist Soledad O’Brien to be a member of the reporting team for Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. O’Brien has worked for the news departments of both NBC and CNN.