TNT averaged fewer than one million viewers for both last Thursday's Mavericks-Knicks game and Nets-Nuggets game. TNT now has six straight NBA games with fewer than one million viewers.

Nine games on either TNT or ESPN have failed to record at least one million viewers compared to 19 all of last season.

ESPN's doubleheader last Wednesday featuring Clippers-Rockets and Warriors-Lakers fared much better. ESPN drew 1.66 million viewers for Clippers-Rockets and 1.99 million for Warriors-Lakers.