Tuesday Ratings for May 31: 'Talent' Beats NBA Finals
Matt Click
Matt Click
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
The NBA finals game last night between the Heat and the Mavericks did not draw too much attention away from the premiere of America's Got Talent, which beat the game's ratings by a small margin.

The Heat/Mavericks game had 13.9 million viewers, a respectable number (and up 22% versus last year's Lakers/Celtics game). But America's Got Talent swept the evening with 16.71 million viewers, up 17% versus last year's season premiere. Acts on Talent offered singers, dancers and a guy juggling live stun guns.

If you missed Talent's LA and Atlanta auditions, check out our recap!

The huge viewership for America's Got Talent must have hung around for The Voice, because the singing competition was up 29% over last week, with 14.67 million viewers.

If you missed last night's Voice, read our recap!

FOX's Traffic Light, which has been cancelled for next season, was down 38%, with just 2.24 million viewers.

Source: Nielsen

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