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[04/04/14 - 02:58 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory" Returns on Top for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, april 3, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 58 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

The Big Bang Theory (8:00) - CBS
17.732 million viewers, #1; 6.271 million adults 18-49 (4.94 rating), #1

The Millers (8:30) - CBS
11.345 million viewers, #2; 3.576 million adults 18-49 (2.82 rating), #3

Two and a Half Men (9:00) - CBS
9.235 million viewers, #3; 3.181 million adults 18-49 (2.51 rating), #5

Scandal (10:00) - ABC
9.129 million viewers, #4; 3.688 million adults 18-49 (2.90 rating), #2

Grey's Anatomy (9:00) - ABC
8.285 million viewers, #5; 3.365 million adults 18-49 (2.65 rating), #4

Elementary (10:00) - CBS
7.833 million viewers, #6; 1.948 million adults 18-49 (1.53 rating), #9

American Idol (9:00) - FOX
7.721 million viewers, #7; 2.170 million adults 18-49 (1.71 rating), #8

The Crazy Ones (9:30) - CBS
6.529 million viewers, #8; 2.173 million adults 18-49 (1.71 rating), #7

Hell's Kitchen (8:00) - FOX
4.992 million viewers, #9; 2.226 million adults 18-49 (1.75 rating), #6

Surviving Jack (9:30) - FOX
4.526 million viewers, #10; 1.522 million adults 18-49 (1.20 rating), #11

Pawn Stars (9:30) - History
3.948 million viewers, #11; 1.251 million adults 18-49 (0.99 rating), #15

Parenthood (10:00) - NBC
3.763 million viewers, #12; 1.577 million adults 18-49 (1.24 rating), #10

Pawn Stars (9:00) - History
3.532 million viewers, #13; 1.090 million adults 18-49 (0.86 rating), #18

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (8:00) - ABC
3.385 million viewers, #14; 1.151 million adults 18-49 (0.91 rating), #16

Hollywood Game Night (9:00) - NBC
3.118 million viewers, #15; 1.385 million adults 18-49 (1.09 rating), #13

Vikings (10:00) - History
2.960 million viewers, #16; 1.283 million adults 18-49 (1.01 rating), #14

Parks & Recreation (8:30) - NBC
2.674 million viewers, #17; 1.436 million adults 18-49 (1.13 rating), #12

Community (8:00) - NBC
2.499 million viewers, #18; 1.120 million adults 18-49 (0.88 rating), #17

Suits (9:00) - USA
2.498 million viewers, #19; 0.958 million adults 18-49 (0.75 rating), #19

NBA Regular Season: Spurs at Thunder - TNT
1.944 million viewers, #20; 0.920 million adults 18-49 (0.72 rating), #20

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.777 million viewers, #21; 0.467 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #32

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.723 million viewers, #22; 0.488 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #29

Instant Mom (8:00) - Nickelodeon
1.666 million viewers, #23; 0.350 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #44

Beyond Scared Straight (10:00) - A&E
1.514 million viewers, #24; 0.843 million adults 18-49 (0.66 rating), #21

See Dad Run (8:30)* - Nickelodeon
1.453 million viewers, #25; 0.317 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #45

Under the Gunn (9:00) - Lifetime
1.448 million viewers, #26; 0.601 million adults 18-49 (0.47 rating), #27

NBA Regular Season: Mavericks at Clippers - TNT
1.439 million viewers, #27; 0.788 million adults 18-49 (0.62 rating), #22

NIT Tournament (7:00) - ESPN
1.308 million viewers, #28; 0.446 million adults 18-49 (0.35 rating), #35

After the First 48 (9:00) - A&E
1.210 million viewers, #29; 0.595 million adults 18-49 (0.47 rating), #28

NBA Pre-Game - TNT
1.196 million viewers, #30; 0.470 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #30

Ridiculousness (10:00) - MTV
1.168 million viewers, #31; 0.720 million adults 18-49 (0.57 rating), #23

Sirens (10:00) - USA
1.144 million viewers, #32; 0.622 million adults 18-49 (0.49 rating), #26

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
1.119 million viewers, #33; 0.458 million adults 18-49 (0.36 rating), #34

Ridiculousness (10:30) - MTV
1.098 million viewers, #34; 0.685 million adults 18-49 (0.54 rating), #24

Mary Mary (9:00) - WE tv
1.035 million viewers, #35; 0.630 million adults 18-49 (0.50 rating), #25

Beat Bobby Flay (10:00) - Food
1.003 million viewers, #36; 0.421 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #36

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding (9:00) - TLC
0.992 million viewers, #37; 0.464 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #33

Chopped Canada (9:00) - Food
0.951 million viewers, #38; 0.468 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #31

Ice Cold Gold (10:00) - Animal Planet
0.905 million viewers, #39; 0.362 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #41

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding: Most Blingtastic Moments (8:00) - TLC
0.823 million viewers, #40; 0.413 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #37

America's Worst Tattoos (10:00)* - TLC
0.795 million viewers, #41; 0.411 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #38

Blood Relatives (9:00)* - ID
0.792 million viewers, #42; 0.224 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #47

Evil Twins (10:00)* - ID
0.792 million viewers, #43; 0.224 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #48

Saint George (9:00) - FX
0.663 million viewers, #44; 0.386 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #39

The Millionaire Matchmaker (8:00) - Bravo
0.660 million viewers, #45; 0.351 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #43

Anger Management (9:30) - FX
0.656 million viewers, #46; 0.361 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #42

Chicagoland (10:00)* - CNN
0.576 million viewers, #47; 0.157 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #53

America's Worst Tattoos (10:30) - TLC
0.572 million viewers, #48; 0.383 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #40

Mysteries at the Museum (9:00)* - Travel
0.460 million viewers, #49; 0.165 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #51

Deadly Wives (10:00)* - LMN
0.455 million viewers, #50; 0.160 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #52

Review (10:00)* - Comedy Central
0.423 million viewers, #51; 0.311 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #46

How It's Made (9:00)* - Science
0.383 million viewers, #52; 0.117 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #56

NHL Regular Season: Wild at Blackhawks* - NBCSN
0.296 million viewers, #53; 0.211 million adults 18-49 (0.17 rating), #49

NHL Regular Season: Kings at Sharks* - NBCSN
0.296 million viewers, #54; 0.211 million adults 18-49 (0.17 rating), #50

Party Down South: The After Party (10:00)* - CMT
0.228 million viewers, #55; 0.124 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #55

Portlandia (10:00)* - IFC
0.216 million viewers, #56; 0.133 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #54

Food Factory (9:00, 60 Minutes)* - Bio
0.168 million viewers, #57; 0.075 million adults 18-49 (0.06 rating), #57

The Red Road (9:00)* - Sundance
0.107 million viewers, #58; 0.045 million adults 18-49 (0.04 rating), #58

[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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