Strong finish for ESPN's Jordan doc, 'The Last Dance'
The last two episodes of the 10-part Michael Jordan documentary, strung out over the last five Sunday nights, averaged 5.9 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. ABC averaged 3.9 million viewers, NBC had 3.5 million, Fox had 2.8 million, Univision had 1.5 million, ION Television had 1.2 million, Telemundo had 900,000 and the CW had 660,000. Fox News Channel was the most-watched cable network in prime time, averaging 3.39 million viewers. ABC's World News Tonight led the evening newscasts with an average of 10 million viewers last week. NBC's Nightly News had 8.8 million viewers and the CBS Evening News had 6 million.
On this day: July 19
2016: Filmmaker and actor Garry Marshall dies at the age of 81 in Burbank, California, due to complications of pneumonia after suffering a stroke. Marshall was best known for creating/producing the TV sitcoms "The Odd Couple," "Happy Days," "Laverne and Shirley," and "Mork & Mindy," and for directing such movies as "Pretty Woman," "Runaway Bride" and "Beaches." Hide Caption