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[05/10/12 - 03:41 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Put TNT on Top
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for wednesday, may 9, 2012)

Here are the highlights of 24 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

NBA Playoffs: Miami/New York - TNT
4.102 million viewers, #1; 2.478 million adults 18-49 (1.9 rating), #2

NBA Playoffs: L.A. Clippers/Memphis - TNT
4.016 million viewers, #2; 2.527 million adults 18-49 (2.0 rating), #1

Duck Dynasty (10:00) - A&E
1.833 million viewers, #3; 1.102 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #3

American Restoration (10:00) - History
1.775 million viewers, #4; 0.613 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #12

NHL Playoffs: Washington/N.Y. Rangers - NBCSN
1.650 million viewers, #5; 1.037 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #4

South Beach Tow (9:30) - truTV
1.536 million viewers, #6; 0.770 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #7

Ghost Hunters - Syfy
1.521 million viewers, #7; 0.714 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #8

Restaurant: Impossible (10:00) - Food
1.445 million viewers, #8; 0.777 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #5

Total Blackout (10:00) - Syfy
1.400 million viewers, #9; 0.770 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #6

Auction Hunters (9:00) - Spike TV
1.355 million viewers, #10; 0.624 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #11

Toddlers & Tiaras - TLC
1.255 million viewers, #11; 0.627 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #9

Hot in Cleveland - TV Land
1.213 million viewers, #12; 0.346 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #21

America's Best Dance Crew - MTV
1.101 million viewers, #13; 0.625 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #10

Dog the Bounty Hunter (9:30) - A&E
1.074 million viewers, #14; 0.599 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #13

Happily Divorced - TV Land
0.981 million viewers, #15; 0.288 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #23

American Digger (10:00) - Spike TV
0.935 million viewers, #16; 0.451 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #17

American Guns - Discovery
0.925 million viewers, #17; 0.546 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #14

Interior Therapy With Jeff Lewis - Bravo
0.915 million viewers, #18; 0.462 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #16

Auction Kings (10:30) - Discovery
0.819 million viewers, #19; 0.359 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #20

Around the World in 80 Plates - Bravo
0.794 million viewers, #20; 0.434 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #18

Auction Kings (10:00) - Discovery
0.761 million viewers, #21; 0.388 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #19

MLB Baseball: Tampa/N.Y. Yankees - ESPN
0.691 million viewers, #22; 0.256 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #24

The Soup - E!
0.658 million viewers, #23; 0.480 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #15

Couples Therapy - VH1
0.450 million viewers, #24; 0.320 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #22

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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