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[04/29/14 - 10:50 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NASCAR, NBA Playoffs Top Charts
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for saturday, april 26, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 34 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing Overrun - FOX
6.252 million viewers, #1; 1.865 million adults 18-49 (1.47 rating), #3

NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing - FOX
5.573 million viewers, #2; 1.591 million adults 18-49 (1.25 rating), #4

48 Hours (10:00) - CBS
5.564 million viewers, #3; 1.167 million adults 18-49 (0.92 rating), #7

Dateline NBC (8:00, 120 Minutes) - NBC
5.237 million viewers, #4; 1.184 million adults 18-49 (0.93 rating), #6

NBA Playoffs: Oklahoma at Memphis - ESPN
4.620 million viewers, #5; 2.523 million adults 18-49 (1.99 rating), #1

NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing Post-Race - FOX
4.248 million viewers, #6; 1.326 million adults 18-49 (1.04 rating), #5

NBA Playoffs: Miami at Charlotte - ESPN
3.425 million viewers, #7; 1.934 million adults 18-49 (1.52 rating), #2

Nightline Prime (10:00) - ABC
3.153 million viewers, #8; 0.781 million adults 18-49 (0.62 rating), #8

Sam & Cat (8:00) - Nickelodeon
2.520 million viewers, #9; 0.564 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #10

The Haunted Hathaways (8:30) - Nickelodeon
1.963 million viewers, #10; 0.406 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #13

The Thundermans (9:00) - Nickelodeon
1.773 million viewers, #11; 0.346 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #17

Sex Sent Me to the ER (9:00) - TLC
1.418 million viewers, #12; 0.683 million adults 18-49 (0.54 rating), #9

Starving in Suburbia (8:00) - Lifetime
1.102 million viewers, #13; 0.433 million adults 18-49 (0.34 rating), #12

My Cat from Hell (8:00) - Animal Planet
1.017 million viewers, #14; 0.345 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #18

Evil In-Law (9:00) - ID
0.850 million viewers, #15; 0.294 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #19

Timber Kings (10:00) - Discovery
0.791 million viewers, #16; 0.352 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #16

How (Not) to Kill Your Husband (10:30) - ID
0.776 million viewers, #17; 0.288 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #20

UFC Prelims - FS1
0.750 million viewers, #18; 0.489 million adults 18-49 (0.39 rating), #11

How (Not) to Kill Your Husband (10:00) - ID
0.731 million viewers, #19; 0.264 million adults 18-49 (0.21 rating), #21

Orphan Black (9:00) - BBCA
0.718 million viewers, #20; 0.374 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #14

NHL Playoffs: Columbus at Pittsburgh - NBCSN
0.685 million viewers, #21; 0.357 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #15

House Hunters Renovation (10:00)* - HGTV
0.622 million viewers, #22; 0.155 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #27

Outrageous Acts of Science (10:00) - Science
0.547 million viewers, #23; 0.253 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #23

Dr. Oakley Yukon Vet (9:00)* - Nat Geo WILD
0.459 million viewers, #24; 0.095 million adults 18-49 (0.08 rating), #29

The Real History of Science Fiction (10:00)* - BBCA
0.445 million viewers, #25; 0.200 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #24

NHL Playoffs: Minnesota at Colorado - NBCSN
0.444 million viewers, #26; 0.258 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #22

Welcome to Sweetie Pie's (9:00)* - OWN
0.418 million viewers, #27; 0.169 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #25

Love in the City (10:00)* - OWN
0.418 million viewers, #28; 0.169 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #26

America's Book of Secrets (10:00)* - H2
0.275 million viewers, #29; 0.084 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #32

Ghost Adventures (9:00)* - Travel
0.272 million viewers, #30; 0.124 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #28

Tobacco Wars (10:00)* - CMT
0.250 million viewers, #31; 0.089 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #31

NHL Playoffs: Los Angeles at San Jose* - CNBC
0.210 million viewers, #32; 0.055 million adults 18-49 (0.04 rating), #35

Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? (10:00)* - WE tv
0.191 million viewers, #33; 0.094 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #30

Da Vinci's Demons (9:00)* - Starz
0.185 million viewers, #34; 0.077 million adults 18-49 (0.06 rating), #33

Launch My Restaurant (10:00)* - Bio
0.168 million viewers, #35; 0.059 million adults 18-49 (0.05 rating), #34

[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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