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[04/25/14 - 02:42 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Comedies Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, april 24, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 47 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
16.436 million viewers, #1; 5.689 million adults 18-49 (4.48 rating), #1

The Millers (8:30) - CBS
9.958 million viewers, #2; 3.052 million adults 18-49 (2.40 rating), #3

Two and a Half Men (9:00) - CBS
9.347 million viewers, #3; 3.140 million adults 18-49 (2.47 rating), #2

Elementary (10:00) - CBS
8.129 million viewers, #4; 2.023 million adults 18-49 (1.59 rating), #9

Grey's Anatomy (9:00) - ABC
7.993 million viewers, #5; 2.953 million adults 18-49 (2.33 rating), #4

Bad Teacher (9:30) - CBS
7.795 million viewers, #6; 2.612 million adults 18-49 (2.06 rating), #5

American Idol (9:00) - FOX
7.681 million viewers, #7; 2.292 million adults 18-49 (1.81 rating), #6

Black Box (10:00) - ABC
6.872 million viewers, #8; 1.908 million adults 18-49 (1.50 rating), #10

Hell's Kitchen (8:00) - FOX
4.924 million viewers, #9; 2.163 million adults 18-49 (1.70 rating), #8

NBA Playoffs: Oklahoma at Memphis - TNT
4.167 million viewers, #10; 2.247 million adults 18-49 (1.77 rating), #7

Surviving Jack (9:30) - FOX
3.892 million viewers, #11; 1.273 million adults 18-49 (1.00 rating), #12

Pawn Stars (9:30) - History
3.767 million viewers, #12; 1.078 million adults 18-49 (0.85 rating), #15

Pawn Stars (9:00) - History
3.200 million viewers, #13; 0.972 million adults 18-49 (0.77 rating), #16

Vikings (10:00) - History
3.109 million viewers, #14; 1.485 million adults 18-49 (1.17 rating), #11

Parks & Recreation (8:00, 60 Minutes) - NBC
2.710 million viewers, #15; 1.230 million adults 18-49 (0.97 rating), #14

Saturday Night Live Presents SNL Shorts (9:00) - NBC
2.466 million viewers, #16; 1.245 million adults 18-49 (0.98 rating), #13

The Vampire Diaries (8:00) - CW
1.814 million viewers, #17; 0.968 million adults 18-49 (0.76 rating), #17

NBA Pre-Game - TNT
1.758 million viewers, #18; 0.712 million adults 18-49 (0.56 rating), #19

House Hunters Off the Grid (10:30) - HGTV
1.711 million viewers, #19; 0.476 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #28

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.683 million viewers, #20; 0.419 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #31

Instant Mom (8:00) - Nickelodeon
1.614 million viewers, #21; 0.491 million adults 18-49 (0.39 rating), #27

Beyond Scared Straight (10:00) - A&E
1.364 million viewers, #22; 0.699 million adults 18-49 (0.55 rating), #20

Reign (9:00) - CW
1.353 million viewers, #23; 0.596 million adults 18-49 (0.47 rating), #23

Life Below Zero (9:00) - NGC
1.321 million viewers, #24; 0.464 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #29

The First 48 (9:00) - A&E
1.312 million viewers, #25; 0.620 million adults 18-49 (0.49 rating), #22

See Dad Run (8:30) - Nickelodeon
1.161 million viewers, #26; 0.288 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #39

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding (9:00) - TLC
1.103 million viewers, #27; 0.526 million adults 18-49 (0.41 rating), #26

Sirens (10:00) - USA
1.092 million viewers, #28; 0.653 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #21

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
1.088 million viewers, #29; 0.409 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #32

Blood Relatives (10:00) - ID
1.079 million viewers, #30; 0.335 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #36

Mary Mary (9:00) - WE tv
1.067 million viewers, #31; 0.531 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #25

NHL Playoffs: Boston at Detroit - NBCSN
1.056 million viewers, #32; 0.570 million adults 18-49 (0.45 rating), #24

Alaska State Troopers (10:00) - NGC
1.027 million viewers, #33; 0.408 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #33

The Challenge: Free Agents (10:00) - MTV
0.927 million viewers, #34; 0.713 million adults 18-49 (0.56 rating), #18

NBA Playoffs: Indiana at Atlanta - NBA TV
0.757 million viewers, #35; 0.462 million adults 18-49 (0.36 rating), #30

Chopped Canada (9:00) - Food
0.749 million viewers, #36; 0.353 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #34

Saint George (9:00)* - FX
0.647 million viewers, #37; 0.325 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #37

Anger Management (9:30)* - FX
0.647 million viewers, #38; 0.325 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #38

Karma's a Bitch (8:00)* - ID
0.590 million viewers, #39; 0.209 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #40

Ice Cold Gold (10:00)* - Animal Planet
0.551 million viewers, #40; 0.186 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #42

Review (10:00) - Comedy Central
0.459 million viewers, #41; 0.340 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #35

Chicagoland (10:00)* - CNN
0.434 million viewers, #42; 0.121 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #43

How It's Made (9:00)* - Science
0.387 million viewers, #43; 0.120 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #44

FNA USA (10:00)* - CMT
0.342 million viewers, #44; 0.193 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #41

Portlandia (10:00)* - IFC
0.206 million viewers, #45; 0.107 million adults 18-49 (0.08 rating), #45

NHL Playoffs: Colorado at Minnesota* - CNBC
0.152 million viewers, #46; 0.087 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #46

Food Factory (9:00, 60 Minutes)* - Bio
0.114 million viewers, #47; 0.044 million adults 18-49 (0.03 rating), #47

[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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