The Toronto Raptors‘ historic championship-clinching win will go down within the Canadian tv file books.
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Bell Media says a Canadian TV NBA file common viewers of seven.7 million viewers watched the Raptors win the NBA title in Sport 6 of the Finals on Thursday evening in opposition to the Golden State Warriors.
The quantity contains viewers on TSN, CTV and the RDS French-language broadcast, however doesn’t embrace Canadians watching the American feed.
The earlier file was 6.four million for Sport 5 of the Finals on Rogers-owned Sportsnet and Citytv, a determine that doesn’t embrace these watching the French-language broadcast.
Bell Media says 15.9 million distinctive Canadian viewers tuned in for the duration of Sport 6. The viewers peaked at 9.99 million for the ultimate minute of the sport.
In Toronto and Hamilton, 82 per cent of individuals watching tv had the Raptors sport on — the best sports activities complete ever for that market, excluding the Olympics.
The Canadian sport common viewers file was set in 2010 for the Olympic males’s hockey championship sport in Vancouver when 16.7 million watched on a bunch of networks as Canada beat america on Sidney Crosby’s golden objective.
Bell and Rogers, co-majority homeowners of Raptors mum or dad firm Maple Leaf Sports activities and Leisure, break up the NBA crew’s broadcast schedule.