NBA Playoffs: Celtics/Sixers Hits Series-High, Still Down


Though down from last year, Game 6 between the Celtics and Sixers hit a series-high Wednesday night.

Game 6 of the Celtics/Sixers second round NBA playoff series drew 5.354 million viewers on ESPN Wednesday night, down 21% from Celtics/Heat Game 5 on TNT last year (6.777M). There was no comparable window in 2010.

The game ranks as the most-viewed of the Celtics/Sixers series, topping Friday’s Game 4 (4.751M).

In addition, Game 6 ranks as second-most viewed telecast of the playoffs on ESPN/ESPN2 (14 telecasts).

(Wednesday’s numbers from TV By the Numbers)