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[03/31/14 - 02:36 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with NCAA Coverage
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for friday, march 28, 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:

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Regional Semifinals - Kentucky #8 vs. Louisville #4 - CBS
10.089 million viewers, #1; 4.531 million adults 18-49 (3.57 rating), #1

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Regional Semifinals - Tennessee #11 vs. Michigan #2 - CBS
8.319 million viewers, #2; 2.940 million adults 18-49 (2.32 rating), #3

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Update - CBS
8.175 million viewers, #3; 3.081 million adults 18-49 (2.43 rating), #2

Dateline NBC (8:00, 120 Minutes) - NBC
8.039 million viewers, #4; 1.844 million adults 18-49 (1.45 rating), #5

20/20 (10:00) - ABC
7.271 million viewers, #5; 1.728 million adults 18-49 (1.36 rating), #6

Last Man Standing (8:00) - ABC
6.472 million viewers, #6; 1.725 million adults 18-49 (1.36 rating), #7

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Regional Semifinals - Michigan St. #4 vs. Virginia #1 - TBS
5.086 million viewers, #7; 2.022 million adults 18-49 (1.59 rating), #4

The Neighbors (8:30) - ABC
4.170 million viewers, #8; 1.333 million adults 18-49 (1.05 rating), #9

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Update - TBS
3.709 million viewers, #9; 1.395 million adults 18-49 (1.10 rating), #8

Hannibal (10:00) - NBC
3.491 million viewers, #10; 1.324 million adults 18-49 (1.04 rating), #10

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Regional Semifinals - Connecticut #7 vs. Iowa St. #3 - TBS
3.105 million viewers, #11; 1.258 million adults 18-49 (0.99 rating), #11

WWE Smackdown (8:00) - Syfy
3.057 million viewers, #12; 0.969 million adults 18-49 (0.76 rating), #12

Rake (8:00) - FOX
1.903 million viewers, #13; 0.468 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #20

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (8:00) - CW
1.831 million viewers, #14; 0.688 million adults 18-49 (0.54 rating), #14

Raising Hope (9:30) - FOX
1.532 million viewers, #15; 0.635 million adults 18-49 (0.50 rating), #15

Cold Justice (8:00) - TNT
1.504 million viewers, #16; 0.369 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #28

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.485 million viewers, #17; 0.416 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #24

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.436 million viewers, #18; 0.401 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #26

Helix (10:00) - Syfy
1.375 million viewers, #19; 0.558 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #16

Enlisted (9:00) - FOX
1.333 million viewers, #20; 0.509 million adults 18-49 (0.40 rating), #18

Real Time with Bill Maher (10:00) - HBO
1.269 million viewers, #21; 0.417 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #23

Sons of Guns (9:00) - Discovery
1.227 million viewers, #22; 0.770 million adults 18-49 (0.61 rating), #13

Say Yes to the Dress (9:00) - TLC
1.150 million viewers, #23; 0.466 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #21

Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best (9:30) - TLC
1.054 million viewers, #24; 0.397 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #27

Something Borrowed, Something New (10:00) - TLC
1.013 million viewers, #25; 0.412 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #25

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (10:00, 60 Minutes) - Food
0.995 million viewers, #26; 0.477 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #19

Game of Stones (10:00) - Discovery
0.962 million viewers, #27; 0.528 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #17

Hart of Dixie (9:00) - CW
0.939 million viewers, #28; 0.419 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #22

Nightmare Next Door (10:00) - ID
0.937 million viewers, #29; 0.288 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #31

Hangar 1: The UFO Files (10:00) - H2
0.797 million viewers, #30; 0.312 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #30

Bellator MMA Live (9:00) - Spike TV
0.711 million viewers, #31; 0.336 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #29

Achmed Saves America (10:00)* - CMT
0.640 million viewers, #32; 0.243 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #33

Tanked (10:00)* - Animal Planet
0.542 million viewers, #33; 0.234 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #34

Best Week Ever (10:00)* - VH1
0.471 million viewers, #34; 0.282 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #32

Marriage Boot Camp (9:00)* - WE tv
0.386 million viewers, #35; 0.182 million adults 18-49 (0.14 rating), #35

Fashion Police (9:00)* - E!
0.366 million viewers, #36; 0.147 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #36

Hello Ross (10:00)* - E!
0.366 million viewers, #37; 0.147 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #37

Worst Weather Ever? (8:00)* - NGC
0.330 million viewers, #38; 0.085 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #38

Cesar 911 (9:00)* - Nat Geo WILD
0.257 million viewers, #39; 0.081 million adults 18-49 (0.06 rating), #39

Love That Girl (9:00)* - TV One
0.111 million viewers, #40; 0.047 million adults 18-49 (0.04 rating), #40

[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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