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[02/27/14 - 03:38 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Demo Race Belongs to "Modern Family," "American Idol"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for wednesday, february 26, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 54 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

American Idol (8:00, 120 Minutes) - FOX
10.785 million viewers, #1; 3.429 million adults 18-49 (2.70 rating), #2

Criminal Minds (10:00) - CBS
9.417 million viewers, #2; 2.791 million adults 18-49 (2.20 rating), #4

Survivor: Cagayan (8:00, 120 Minutes) - CBS
9.399 million viewers, #3; 3.015 million adults 18-49 (2.38 rating), #3

Modern Family (9:00) - ABC
8.523 million viewers, #4; 3.944 million adults 18-49 (3.11 rating), #1

Chicago PD (10:00) - NBC
8.003 million viewers, #5; 2.782 million adults 18-49 (2.19 rating), #5

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (9:00) - NBC
7.782 million viewers, #6; 2.547 million adults 18-49 (2.01 rating), #7

The Middle (8:00) - ABC
6.977 million viewers, #7; 2.221 million adults 18-49 (1.75 rating), #8

Suburgatory (8:30) - ABC
5.222 million viewers, #8; 1.831 million adults 18-49 (1.44 rating), #10

Duck Dynasty (10:00) - A&E
5.174 million viewers, #9; 2.589 million adults 18-49 (2.04 rating), #6

Mixology (9:30) - ABC
4.977 million viewers, #10; 2.177 million adults 18-49 (1.72 rating), #9

Nashville (10:00) - ABC
4.772 million viewers, #11; 1.597 million adults 18-49 (1.26 rating), #12

Revolution (8:00) - NBC
4.629 million viewers, #12; 1.638 million adults 18-49 (1.29 rating), #11

Arrow (8:00) - CW
2.449 million viewers, #13; 1.081 million adults 18-49 (0.85 rating), #15

Wahlburgers (10:30) - A&E
2.311 million viewers, #14; 1.344 million adults 18-49 (1.06 rating), #13

The Americans (10:00) - FX
1.897 million viewers, #15; 0.863 million adults 18-49 (0.68 rating), #19

Men at Work (10:00) - TBS
1.764 million viewers, #16; 0.912 million adults 18-49 (0.72 rating), #18

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.690 million viewers, #17; 0.573 million adults 18-49 (0.45 rating), #25

NBA Regular Season: Rockets at Clippers - ESPN
1.650 million viewers, #18; 1.036 million adults 18-49 (0.82 rating), #17

Dreamworks Dragons (8:00) - Cartoon
1.640 million viewers, #19; 0.470 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #29

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.589 million viewers, #20; 0.486 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #28

Psych (9:00) - USA
1.534 million viewers, #21; 0.650 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #22

The Tomorrow People (9:00) - CW
1.485 million viewers, #22; 0.682 million adults 18-49 (0.54 rating), #21

The Real World (10:00) - MTV
1.451 million viewers, #23; 1.142 million adults 18-49 (0.90 rating), #14

Buying and Selling (9:00) - HGTV
1.447 million viewers, #24; 0.410 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #30

Workaholics (10:00) - Comedy Central
1.325 million viewers, #25; 1.059 million adults 18-49 (0.83 rating), #16

WWE Main Event (8:00) - ION
1.289 million viewers, #26; 0.410 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #31

Ghost Hunters (9:00) - Syfy
1.217 million viewers, #27; 0.639 million adults 18-49 (0.50 rating), #23

NBA Regular Season: Pelicans at Mavericks - ESPN
1.020 million viewers, #28; 0.548 million adults 18-49 (0.43 rating), #27

House of Horrors: Kidnapped (10:30) - ID
0.959 million viewers, #29; 0.363 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #33

Broad City (10:30) - Comedy Central
0.924 million viewers, #30; 0.733 million adults 18-49 (0.58 rating), #20

Love Thy Neighbor (9:00) - OWN
0.909 million viewers, #31; 0.343 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #34

Melissa & Joey (8:00) - ABC Family
0.895 million viewers, #32; 0.584 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #24

House of Horrors: Kidnapped (10:00) - ID
0.895 million viewers, #33; 0.295 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #39

My Dirty Little Secret (9:00) - ID
0.881 million viewers, #34; 0.318 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #36

The Exes (10:00)* - TV Land
0.848 million viewers, #35; 0.215 million adults 18-49 (0.17 rating), #45

Kirstie (10:30)* - TV Land
0.848 million viewers, #36; 0.215 million adults 18-49 (0.17 rating), #46

Baby Daddy (8:30) - ABC Family
0.845 million viewers, #37; 0.562 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #26

Hoarding: Buried Alive (9:00) - TLC
0.835 million viewers, #38; 0.398 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #32

Opposite Worlds (8:00) - Syfy
0.621 million viewers, #39; 0.296 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #38

The Soup (10:00) - E!
0.522 million viewers, #40; 0.311 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #37

NBA Pre-Game - ESPN
0.507 million viewers, #41; 0.321 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #35

Upload with Shaquille O'Neal (10:30)* - truTV
0.489 million viewers, #42; 0.260 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #40

Mind of a Man (8:00, 60 Minutes)* - GSN
0.450 million viewers, #43; 0.118 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #51

NHL Regular Season: Bruins at Sabres* - NBCSN
0.412 million viewers, #44; 0.232 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #43

NHL Regular Season: Kings at Avanlanche* - NBCSN
0.412 million viewers, #45; 0.232 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #44

Strip the City (10:00)* - Science
0.377 million viewers, #46; 0.139 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #50

Toy Hunter (9:00)* - Travel
0.341 million viewers, #47; 0.199 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #47

Backroad Gold (9:30)* - Travel
0.341 million viewers, #48; 0.199 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #48

Legit (10:00)* - FXX
0.300 million viewers, #49; 0.238 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #41

Ali G: Rezurection (10:30)* - FXX
0.300 million viewers, #50; 0.238 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #42

Best Ink (10:00)* - Oxygen
0.274 million viewers, #51; 0.165 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #49

Bulloch Family Ranch (9:00)* - UP
0.249 million viewers, #52; 0.041 million adults 18-49 (0.03 rating), #54

Unsung Hollywood (10:00)* - TV One
0.218 million viewers, #53; 0.100 million adults 18-49 (0.08 rating), #52

Wild Grinders (8:30)* - Nicktoons
0.175 million viewers, #54; 0.044 million adults 18-49 (0.03 rating), #53

[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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