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[04/21/14 - 12:27 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Scandal" Goes Out on Top for ABC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, april 17, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 45 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Scandal (10:00) - ABC
10.573 million viewers, #1; 4.376 million adults 18-49 (3.45 rating), #1

Grey's Anatomy (9:00) - ABC
8.447 million viewers, #2; 3.323 million adults 18-49 (2.62 rating), #2

American Idol (9:00) - FOX
7.971 million viewers, #3; 2.411 million adults 18-49 (1.90 rating), #3

The Crazy Ones (9:00) - CBS
6.185 million viewers, #4; 1.998 million adults 18-49 (1.57 rating), #5

The Crazy Ones (9:30) - CBS
5.225 million viewers, #5; 1.652 million adults 18-49 (1.30 rating), #6

Hell's Kitchen (8:00) - FOX
4.949 million viewers, #6; 2.192 million adults 18-49 (1.73 rating), #4

Surviving Jack (9:30) - FOX
4.295 million viewers, #7; 1.324 million adults 18-49 (1.04 rating), #8

Parenthood (10:00) - NBC
3.991 million viewers, #8; 1.627 million adults 18-49 (1.28 rating), #7

Pawn Stars (9:30) - History
3.505 million viewers, #9; 1.003 million adults 18-49 (0.79 rating), #14

Hollywood Game Night (9:00) - NBC
3.212 million viewers, #10; 1.185 million adults 18-49 (0.93 rating), #11

Pawn Stars (9:00) - History
3.033 million viewers, #11; 0.950 million adults 18-49 (0.75 rating), #15

Vikings (10:00) - History
2.912 million viewers, #12; 1.164 million adults 18-49 (0.92 rating), #12

Community (8:00) - NBC
2.871 million viewers, #13; 1.250 million adults 18-49 (0.98 rating), #9

Parks & Recreation (8:30) - NBC
2.395 million viewers, #14; 1.185 million adults 18-49 (0.93 rating), #10

30 for 30 (8:00, 120 Minutes) - ESPN
1.830 million viewers, #15; 1.078 million adults 18-49 (0.85 rating), #13

The Vampire Diaries (8:00) - CW
1.663 million viewers, #16; 0.907 million adults 18-49 (0.71 rating), #16

Beyond Scared Straight (10:00) - A&E
1.621 million viewers, #17; 0.821 million adults 18-49 (0.65 rating), #17

Life Below Zero (9:00) - NGC
1.514 million viewers, #18; 0.578 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #22

Instant Mom (8:00) - Nickelodeon
1.463 million viewers, #19; 0.411 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #32

The First 48 (9:00) - A&E
1.441 million viewers, #20; 0.653 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #19

Reign (9:00) - CW
1.390 million viewers, #21; 0.530 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #23

Sirens (10:00) - USA
1.265 million viewers, #22; 0.653 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #20

Blood Relatives (10:00) - ID
1.175 million viewers, #23; 0.430 million adults 18-49 (0.34 rating), #27

See Dad Run (8:30)* - Nickelodeon
1.140 million viewers, #24; 0.305 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #38

Beat Bobby Flay (10:00) - Food
1.134 million viewers, #25; 0.485 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #25

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding (9:00) - TLC
1.121 million viewers, #26; 0.482 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #26

Alaska State Troopers (10:00) - NGC
1.111 million viewers, #27; 0.387 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #33

Impractical Jokers (9:30) - truTV
1.100 million viewers, #28; 0.707 million adults 18-49 (0.56 rating), #18

Karma's a Bitch (8:00)* - ID
1.023 million viewers, #29; 0.353 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #37

Karma's a Bitch (8:30) - ID
1.015 million viewers, #30; 0.353 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #36

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
1.012 million viewers, #31; 0.420 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #29

Mary Mary (9:00) - WE tv
0.935 million viewers, #32; 0.526 million adults 18-49 (0.41 rating), #24

The Challenge: Free Agents (10:00) - MTV
0.923 million viewers, #33; 0.582 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #21

Chopped Canada (9:00) - Food
0.814 million viewers, #34; 0.374 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #34

Anger Management (9:30) - FX
0.755 million viewers, #35; 0.424 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #28

Saint George (9:00) - FX
0.736 million viewers, #36; 0.418 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #31

Ice Cold Gold (10:00) - Animal Planet
0.705 million viewers, #37; 0.355 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #35

NHL Playoffs: Blackhawks at Blues - NBCSN
0.697 million viewers, #38; 0.419 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #30

Chicagoland (10:00)* - CNN
0.526 million viewers, #39; 0.143 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #41

Review (10:00)* - Comedy Central
0.426 million viewers, #40; 0.282 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #39

FNA USA (10:00)* - CMT
0.379 million viewers, #41; 0.128 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #42

Secret Societies of Hollywood (8:00)* - E!
0.275 million viewers, #42; 0.166 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #40

How It's Made (9:00)* - Science
0.225 million viewers, #43; 0.086 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #43

Food Factory (9:00, 60 Minutes)* - Bio
0.189 million viewers, #44; 0.085 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #44

Portlandia (10:00)* - IFC
0.105 million viewers, #45; 0.051 million adults 18-49 (0.04 rating), #45

[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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