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[02/24/14 - 02:23 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC, Winter Games Top Viewers for 16th Night in a Row
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for friday, february 21, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 32 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

2014 Olympic Winter Games (8:30) - NBC
14.934 million viewers, #1; 4.584 million adults 18-49 (3.61 rating), #1

Shark Tank (9:00) - ABC
6.206 million viewers, #2; 2.178 million adults 18-49 (1.72 rating), #2

20/20 (10:00) - ABC
5.974 million viewers, #3; 1.840 million adults 18-49 (1.45 rating), #3

Gold Rush (9:00) - Discovery
3.743 million viewers, #4; 1.730 million adults 18-49 (1.36 rating), #4

WWE Smackdown (8:00) - Syfy
2.729 million viewers, #5; 0.802 million adults 18-49 (0.63 rating), #8

Jessie (8:00) - Disney
2.528 million viewers, #6; 0.564 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #10

Dog with a Blog (8:30) - Disney
2.410 million viewers, #7; 0.508 million adults 18-49 (0.40 rating), #15

Bering Sea Gold (10:00, 90 Minutes) - Discovery
2.375 million viewers, #8; 1.123 million adults 18-49 (0.88 rating), #5

Fish Hooks (9:00, 30 Minutes) - Disney
2.303 million viewers, #9; 0.395 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #20

Gold Rush: The Dirt (8:00) - Discovery
2.056 million viewers, #10; 0.919 million adults 18-49 (0.72 rating), #6

Say Yes to the Dress (9:30) - TLC
1.641 million viewers, #11; 0.608 million adults 18-49 (0.48 rating), #9

Say Yes to the Dress (9:00) - TLC
1.584 million viewers, #12; 0.556 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #11

Cold Justice (8:00) - TNT
1.554 million viewers, #13; 0.504 million adults 18-49 (0.40 rating), #16

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race - FS1
1.502 million viewers, #14; 0.418 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #19

Helix (10:00) - Syfy
1.476 million viewers, #15; 0.540 million adults 18-49 (0.43 rating), #13

NBA Regular Season: Celtics at Lakers - ESPN
1.419 million viewers, #16; 0.825 million adults 18-49 (0.65 rating), #7

Real Time with Bill Maher (10:00) - HBO
1.291 million viewers, #17; 0.440 million adults 18-49 (0.35 rating), #18

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (10:00) - Food
1.238 million viewers, #18; 0.546 million adults 18-49 (0.43 rating), #12

Something Borrowed, Something New (10:00) - TLC
1.221 million viewers, #19; 0.502 million adults 18-49 (0.40 rating), #17

APB with Troy Dunn (9:00) - TNT
1.084 million viewers, #20; 0.361 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #22

NBA Regular Season: Nuggets at Bulls - ESPN
1.038 million viewers, #21; 0.535 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #14

Treehouse Masters (10:00) - Animal Planet
1.017 million viewers, #22; 0.355 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #23

Fashion Police (9:00) - E!
0.689 million viewers, #23; 0.307 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #24

Nightmare Next Door (9:00)* - ID
0.687 million viewers, #24; 0.252 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #25

Imposters (10:00)* - ID
0.687 million viewers, #25; 0.252 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #26

NBA Pre-Game - ESPN
0.639 million viewers, #26; 0.393 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #21

Hello Ross (10:00)* - E!
0.417 million viewers, #27; 0.192 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #27

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (9:00)* - OWN
0.384 million viewers, #28; 0.155 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #29

Best Week Ever (10:00)* - VH1
0.292 million viewers, #29; 0.186 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #28

Banshee (10:00)* - Cinemax
0.270 million viewers, #30; 0.119 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #30

Mary Mary: Gold Medal Moments (9:00)* - WE tv
0.199 million viewers, #31; 0.108 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #31

Love That Girl (9:00)* - TV One
0.118 million viewers, #32; 0.050 million adults 18-49 (0.04 rating), #32

[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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