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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Fri.-Sun., May 12-14) -- NCIS: Los Angeles, Warriors-Spurs are weekend's top scorers

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NCIS: Los Angeles, getting a big second wind on Sunday nights, led all of D-FW’s weekend TV attractions in total viewers while ABC’s afternoon Game 1 of the Golden State Warriors-San Antonio Spurs Western Conference finals easily won among advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-olds.

NCIS: LA totaled 261,760 viewers after inheriting 210,862 from the network’s 60 Minutes. But both programs otherwise again “skewed old” and were whipped in the 18-to-49 motherlode by Warriors-Spurs (83,385 viewers). The Spurs had built up a 23-point second half lead on Golden State’s home floor when their principal star, Kawhi Leonard, left the game after re-injuring his ankle. Absent Leonard, the Spurs deflated and ended up losing by two points in a down-to-the-wire thriller.

Fox offered the two-hour Miss USA pageant Sunday night. It drew just 72,711 total viewers and 25,657 in the 18-to-49 age range.

On Friday night, CBS’ 8 p.m. episode of Hawaii Five-0 led all prime-time programming in total viewers with 203,591. It also edged ABC’s competing Shark Tank (renewed for a ninth season Monday) for that night’s overall lead among 18-to-49-year-olds.

Here are Friday’s local news derby results for the 12th weekday of the May ratings “sweeps.”

TEGNA8 won in total viewers at 10 p.m., with CBS11 a close second. NBC5 comfortably led among 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming).

Fox4 remained in total control of the 6 a.m. competitions with another sweep. TEGNA8 enjoyed a prosperous early evening, running the table at 6 p.m. and drawing the most total viewers at 5 p.m. NBC5 won with 25-to-54-year-olds at 5 p.m.

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