Ratings: NBC’s ‘Transplant’ Debut Lands Time Slot’s Most Viewers, but ABC’s NBA Game Dominates Key Demo

Jazz-Nuggets Game 7 was a wild West shootout

NBC inserted Canadian medical drama “Transplant” into its primetime lineup, and the procedure was a success. It certainly didn’t hurt that the imported series aired after two hours of “America’s Got Talent.”

Still, NBC could not compete with ABC’s NBA matchup, a first-round Western Conference Game 7 between the Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets, which dominated in the key adults 18-49 demographic. Denver won the game and advanced to Round 2.

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Tony Maglio

Tony Maglio

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