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[05/22/12 - 02:13 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Surges With NBA Doubleheader
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for friday, may 18, 2012)

Here are the highlights of 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

NBA Playoffs: L.A. Lakers/Oklahoma City - ESPN
7.377 million viewers, #1; 4.280 million adults 18-49 (3.3 rating), #1

NBA Playoffs: Boston/Philadelphia - ESPN
4.751 million viewers, #2; 2.598 million adults 18-49 (2.0 rating), #2

WWE Smackdown - Syfy
2.803 million viewers, #3; 1.139 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #3

Fairly Legal - USA
2.608 million viewers, #4; 0.703 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #6

Common Law - USA
2.507 million viewers, #5; 0.932 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #4

Tron: Uprising - Beck's Beginning - Disney
1.794 million viewers, #6; 0.450 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #9

House of Payne (9:30) - TBS
1.474 million viewers, #7; 0.741 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #5

House of Payne (9:00) - TBS
1.221 million viewers, #8; 0.636 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #7

Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids (9:30) - TLC
1.175 million viewers, #9; 0.415 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #10

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (10:00) - TLC
1.167 million viewers, #10; 0.383 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #13

Real Time With Bill Maher - HBO
1.084 million viewers, #11; 0.363 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #14

Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids (9:00) - TLC
0.965 million viewers, #12; 0.322 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #15

The Ultimate Fighter Live - FX
0.821 million viewers, #13; 0.635 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #8

Whale Wars: Viking Shores (10:00) - Animal Planet
0.792 million viewers, #14; 0.400 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #11

Whale Wars: Viking Shores (9:00) - Animal Planet
0.633 million viewers, #15; 0.384 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #12

Fashion Police (10:00) - E!
0.548 million viewers, #16; 0.232 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #16

The Ricky Gervais Show - HBO
0.138 million viewers, #17; 0.111 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #17

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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