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[02/20/14 - 03:03 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Minds," "Idol" Can't Catch Winter Games
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for wednesday, february 19, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 40 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

2014 Olympic Winter Games (8:00) - NBC
20.187 million viewers, #1; 6.359 million adults 18-49 (5.01 rating), #1

Criminal Minds (9:00) - CBS
10.061 million viewers, #2; 3.124 million adults 18-49 (2.46 rating), #3

American Idol (8:00, 120 Minutes) - FOX
9.952 million viewers, #3; 3.361 million adults 18-49 (2.65 rating), #2

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (10:00) - CBS
9.769 million viewers, #4; 2.511 million adults 18-49 (1.98 rating), #5

Duck Dynasty (10:00) - A&E
5.483 million viewers, #5; 2.873 million adults 18-49 (2.26 rating), #4

Wahlburgers (10:30) - A&E
2.685 million viewers, #6; 1.546 million adults 18-49 (1.22 rating), #6

Super Fun Night (9:30) - ABC
2.668 million viewers, #7; 1.160 million adults 18-49 (0.91 rating), #8

The Real World (10:00) - MTV
1.756 million viewers, #8; 1.425 million adults 18-49 (1.12 rating), #7

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.591 million viewers, #9; 0.600 million adults 18-49 (0.47 rating), #15

Dreamworks Dragons (8:00) - Cartoon
1.564 million viewers, #10; 0.392 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #22

Buying and Selling (9:00) - HGTV
1.501 million viewers, #11; 0.555 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #16

Men at Work (10:00) - TBS
1.454 million viewers, #12; 0.798 million adults 18-49 (0.63 rating), #11

WWE Main Event (8:00) - ION
1.316 million viewers, #13; 0.395 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #21

NBA Regular Season: Rockets at Lakers - ESPN
1.274 million viewers, #14; 0.833 million adults 18-49 (0.66 rating), #10

Ghost Hunters (9:00) - Syfy
1.256 million viewers, #15; 0.604 million adults 18-49 (0.48 rating), #14

Workaholics (10:00) - Comedy Central
1.219 million viewers, #16; 0.979 million adults 18-49 (0.77 rating), #9

College Basketball (7:00) - ESPN2
1.213 million viewers, #17; 0.481 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #17

NBA Regular Season: Pacers at Timberwolves - ESPN
1.182 million viewers, #18; 0.679 million adults 18-49 (0.53 rating), #12

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.074 million viewers, #19; 0.355 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #24

Hoarding: Buried Alive (9:00) - TLC
1.030 million viewers, #20; 0.465 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #18

Love Thy Neighbor (9:00) - OWN
1.029 million viewers, #21; 0.398 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #20

My Dirty Little Secret (9:00) - ID
0.821 million viewers, #22; 0.313 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #26

Broad City (10:30) - Comedy Central
0.784 million viewers, #23; 0.614 million adults 18-49 (0.48 rating), #13

NBA Pre-Game - ESPN
0.683 million viewers, #24; 0.405 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #19

The Exes (10:00)* - TV Land
0.673 million viewers, #25; 0.247 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #28

Kirstie (10:30)* - TV Land
0.673 million viewers, #26; 0.247 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #29

Opposite Worlds (8:00) - Syfy
0.644 million viewers, #27; 0.354 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #25

Best Ink (10:00) - Oxygen
0.567 million viewers, #28; 0.388 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #23

The Real Pompeii (9:00)* - NGC
0.458 million viewers, #29; 0.186 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #30

How to Survive the End of the World (10:00)* - NGC
0.458 million viewers, #30; 0.186 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #31

The Soup (10:00)* - E!
0.443 million viewers, #31; 0.278 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #27

Inside the Actors Studio (8:00)* - Bravo
0.314 million viewers, #32; 0.127 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #34

Bravo's Top Ten Vacations (9:00)* - Bravo
0.314 million viewers, #33; 0.127 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #35

Toy Hunter (9:00)* - Travel
0.289 million viewers, #34; 0.144 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #32

Backroad Gold (9:30)* - Travel
0.289 million viewers, #35; 0.144 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #33

Wild Grinders (8:30)* - Nicktoons
0.251 million viewers, #36; 0.066 million adults 18-49 (0.05 rating), #39

Strip the City (10:00)* - Science
0.250 million viewers, #37; 0.090 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #37

Mind of a Man (8:00, 60 Minutes)* - GSN
0.219 million viewers, #38; 0.078 million adults 18-49 (0.06 rating), #38

Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond (10:00)* - BBCA
0.181 million viewers, #39; 0.058 million adults 18-49 (0.05 rating), #40

Unsung (10:00)* - TV One
0.130 million viewers, #40; 0.093 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #36

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

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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