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[05/20/14 - 11:02 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Continues Its Demo Reign
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for sunday, may 18, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 48 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards (8:00) - ABC
10.736 million viewers, #1; 4.503 million adults 18-49 (3.55 rating), #2

60 Minutes (7:00) - CBS
9.914 million viewers, #2; 1.589 million adults 18-49 (1.25 rating), #8

The Mentalist (10:00) - CBS
9.691 million viewers, #3; 1.935 million adults 18-49 (1.52 rating), #7

The Good Wife (9:00) - CBS
9.135 million viewers, #4; 1.512 million adults 18-49 (1.19 rating), #10

The Amazing Race (8:00) - CBS
8.224 million viewers, #5; 2.274 million adults 18-49 (1.79 rating), #4

Game of Thrones (9:00) - HBO
7.195 million viewers, #6; 4.915 million adults 18-49 (3.87 rating), #1

America's Funniest Home Videos (7:00) - ABC
6.805 million viewers, #7; 2.022 million adults 18-49 (1.59 rating), #5

Family Guy (8:30) - FOX
3.881 million viewers, #8; 2.535 million adults 18-49 (2.00 rating), #3

The Simpsons (8:00) - FOX
3.275 million viewers, #9; 1.973 million adults 18-49 (1.55 rating), #6

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (9:00) - FOX
3.240 million viewers, #10; 1.375 million adults 18-49 (1.08 rating), #11

American Dad (7:30) - FOX
2.365 million viewers, #11; 1.543 million adults 18-49 (1.22 rating), #9

Sunday Night Baseball (8:00) - ESPN
2.165 million viewers, #12; 0.732 million adults 18-49 (0.58 rating), #20

Real Housewives of Atlanta: Husbands Revealed (8:00) - Bravo
2.128 million viewers, #13; 1.168 million adults 18-49 (0.92 rating), #13

Bob's Burgers (7:00) - FOX
1.954 million viewers, #14; 1.157 million adults 18-49 (0.91 rating), #14

Mad Men (10:00) - AMC
1.926 million viewers, #15; 0.908 million adults 18-49 (0.71 rating), #16

Long Island Medium (9:00, 60 Minutes) - TLC
1.866 million viewers, #16; 0.601 million adults 18-49 (0.47 rating), #26

American Dream Builders (8:00) - NBC
1.773 million viewers, #17; 0.572 million adults 18-49 (0.45 rating), #28

America's Best Cook (9:00) - Food
1.733 million viewers, #18; 0.643 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #24

River Monsters (9:00) - Animal Planet
1.695 million viewers, #19; 0.940 million adults 18-49 (0.74 rating), #15

Silicon Valley (10:00) - HBO
1.685 million viewers, #20; 1.218 million adults 18-49 (0.96 rating), #12

Coldplay: Ghost Stories (7:00) - NBC
1.600 million viewers, #21; 0.545 million adults 18-49 (0.43 rating), #29

Married to Medicine (9:00) - Bravo
1.563 million viewers, #22; 0.878 million adults 18-49 (0.69 rating), #17

Devious Maids (10:00) - Lifetime
1.542 million viewers, #23; 0.702 million adults 18-49 (0.55 rating), #22

River Monsters (10:00) - Animal Planet
1.453 million viewers, #24; 0.676 million adults 18-49 (0.53 rating), #23

Guy's Grocery Games (8:00) - Food
1.362 million viewers, #25; 0.538 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #30

Cutthroat Kitchen (10:00) - Food
1.357 million viewers, #26; 0.624 million adults 18-49 (0.49 rating), #25

Wicked Tuna (9:00) - NGC
1.344 million viewers, #27; 0.719 million adults 18-49 (0.57 rating), #21

Total Divas (9:00) - E!
1.313 million viewers, #28; 0.819 million adults 18-49 (0.65 rating), #18

Drop Dead Diva (9:00) - Lifetime
1.290 million viewers, #29; 0.522 million adults 18-49 (0.41 rating), #31

Quints by Surprise: The 5 Turn 5 (10:00)* - TLC
1.235 million viewers, #30; 0.421 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #34

The Perfect Murder (10:00) - ID
1.210 million viewers, #31; 0.422 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #33

Turn (9:00)* - AMC
1.208 million viewers, #32; 0.573 million adults 18-49 (0.45 rating), #27

Veep (10:30) - HBO
1.092 million viewers, #33; 0.750 million adults 18-49 (0.59 rating), #19

Signed, Sealed, Delivered (8:00)* - Hallmark
0.964 million viewers, #34; 0.147 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #44

Filthy Riches (10:00) - NGC
0.772 million viewers, #35; 0.407 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #35

Hungry Investors (9:00) - Spike TV
0.672 million viewers, #36; 0.435 million adults 18-49 (0.34 rating), #32

Snapped (9:00)* - Oxygen
0.526 million viewers, #37; 0.262 million adults 18-49 (0.21 rating), #36

Those Who Kill (10:00)* - LMN
0.487 million viewers, #38; 0.151 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #43

Hotel Secrets & Legends (10:00)* - Travel
0.478 million viewers, #39; 0.169 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #38

Nurse Jackie (9:00)* - Showtime
0.401 million viewers, #40; 0.161 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #40

Californication (9:30)* - Showtime
0.401 million viewers, #41; 0.161 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #41

Penny Dreadful (10:00)* - Showtime
0.401 million viewers, #42; 0.161 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #42

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (9:00)* - CNN
0.396 million viewers, #43; 0.139 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #45

Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man (10:00)* - CNN
0.396 million viewers, #44; 0.139 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #46

Salem (10:00)* - WGN
0.396 million viewers, #45; 0.164 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #39

MTV's Summer Kickoff at Hangout Festival (7:00)* - MTV
0.315 million viewers, #46; 0.193 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #37

Oprah's Lifeclass (9:00)* - OWN
0.259 million viewers, #47; 0.102 million adults 18-49 (0.08 rating), #47

Caribbean's Deadly Underworld (10:00)* - Nat Geo WILD
0.212 million viewers, #48; 0.042 million adults 18-49 (0.03 rating), #48

[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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