or


[01/06/14 - 02:55 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN Tops Charts with Discover Orange Bowl
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to holiday delays, we do not have the numbers for December 20-30 but are working to track them down. If any kind reader is willing to lend us a hand, please drop us a line here.]

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for friday, january 3, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 25 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks on said night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Discover Orange Bowl - ESPN
11.400 million viewers, #1; 4.525 million adults 18-49 (3.56 rating), #1

Dateline NBC (8:00) - NBC
7.929 million viewers, #2; 1.912 million adults 18-49 (1.51 rating), #4

AT&T Cotton Bowl Pre-Kick - FOX
7.205 million viewers, #3; 2.462 million adults 18-49 (1.94 rating), #2

AT&T Cotton Bowl - FOX
6.541 million viewers, #4; 2.402 million adults 18-49 (1.89 rating), #3

20/20 (10:00) - ABC
6.055 million viewers, #5; 1.848 million adults 18-49 (1.46 rating), #6

Grimm (9:00) - NBC
5.683 million viewers, #6; 1.858 million adults 18-49 (1.46 rating), #5

AT&T Cotton Bowl Pre-Game - FOX
4.056 million viewers, #7; 1.409 million adults 18-49 (1.11 rating), #8

Gold Rush (9:00) - Discovery
3.552 million viewers, #8; 1.848 million adults 18-49 (1.46 rating), #7

Dracula (10:00) - NBC
2.900 million viewers, #9; 1.091 million adults 18-49 (0.86 rating), #9

WWE Smackdown - Syfy
2.616 million viewers, #10; 0.926 million adults 18-49 (0.73 rating), #11

Bering Sea Gold (10:00) - Discovery
2.282 million viewers, #11; 1.055 million adults 18-49 (0.83 rating), #10

Gold Rush: The Dirt (8:00) - Discovery
1.790 million viewers, #12; 0.903 million adults 18-49 (0.71 rating), #12

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (9:30) - TLC
1.453 million viewers, #13; 0.441 million adults 18-49 (0.35 rating), #16

Something Borrowed, Something New (10:30) - TLC
1.278 million viewers, #14; 0.356 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #21

Something Borrowed, Something New (10:00) - TLC
1.274 million viewers, #15; 0.401 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #18

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (9:00) - TLC
1.231 million viewers, #16; 0.402 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #17

Wives with Knives (10:00) - ID
1.127 million viewers, #17; 0.535 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #14

After the First 48 (10:00) - A&E
1.104 million viewers, #18; 0.539 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #13

The Carrie Diaries (8:00) - CW
0.994 million viewers, #19; 0.484 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #15

Facing Evil with Candice DeLong (8:00)* - ID
0.903 million viewers, #20; 0.372 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #20

The Dead Files (10:00) - Travel
0.778 million viewers, #21; 0.379 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #19

Fashion Police (9:00)* - E!
0.562 million viewers, #22; 0.212 million adults 18-49 (0.17 rating), #22

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (9:00)* - OWN
0.294 million viewers, #23; 0.083 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #24

Oprah's Lifeclass (10:00)* - OWN
0.294 million viewers, #24; 0.083 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #25

Sweet Home Alabama (10:00)* - CMT
0.246 million viewers, #25; 0.141 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #23

[EDITOR'S NOTE: * denotes individual program numbers were not available so the network's primetime average is listed]

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [january 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/31/15 - 09:31 AM]
E!'s "I Am Cait" Ranks as Cable's Biggest Unscripted Launch of the Year and E!'s Most-Watched Series Debut in Over a Decade
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 26.

[07/31/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Dateline Mystery" Matches NBC's Best Rating in the Thursday 9-11 P.M. Slot Since May
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 30.

[07/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Keep CBS on Top
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/31/15 - 07:00 AM]
Original Reporting Fuels Television Year-to-Date Audience Growth and Solid Key News Demo Performances for All CBS News Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 20-26.

[07/30/15 - 06:57 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Garners Over One Million Views on the WATCH Disney Channel App Ahead of Its Television Premiere Tomorrow
Disney Channel spins its digital numbers to date.

[07/30/15 - 02:10 PM]
WNBA All-Star Game Delivers Strong Viewership over 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/30/15 - 12:37 PM]
TV One Posts Strongest July in Network History Reporting 10th Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Gains in Primetime
TV One spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
July 2015 Is GSN's Most Watched Month Ever in Primetime; Original Programming Reaches Viewership Milestone
GSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Dominates ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of July 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 20-24.

[07/30/15 - 08:48 AM]
NBC Wins Wednesday Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 29.

[07/30/15 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos
"America's Got Talent" and "Last Comic Standing" pave the way for another Peacock victory.

[07/29/15 - 12:57 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Earns Season High and Ranks #1 on All of Television on Friday Night in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, July 24.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.

[07/29/15 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: "Zoo" on CBS rises to match its series high among adults 18-49.

[07/29/15 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Builds 17% in Adults 18-49 and Spikes to Equal Season Highs in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.