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[01/28/13 - 03:44 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Continues Reign for Discovery
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for friday, january 25, 2013)

Here are the highlights of 20 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Gold Rush (9:00) - Discovery
4.546 million viewers, #1; 2.190 million adults 18-49 (1.7 rating), #1

WWE Smackdown - Syfy
3.029 million viewers, #2; 1.111 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #3

Bering Sea Gold (10:00) - Discovery
2.909 million viewers, #3; 1.413 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating), #2

Say Yes to the Dress (9:30) - TLC
1.599 million viewers, #4; 0.784 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #4

Merlin - Syfy
1.501 million viewers, #5; 0.536 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #8

Say Yes to the Dress (9:00) - TLC
1.408 million viewers, #6; 0.726 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #5

Real Time with Bill Maher - HBO
1.336 million viewers, #7; 0.561 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #6

Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best (10:00) - TLC
1.218 million viewers, #8; 0.537 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #7

NBA Basketball: Spurs at Mavericks - ESPN
1.117 million viewers, #9; 0.532 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #9

Four Weddings (8:00) - TLC
1.094 million viewers, #10; 0.530 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #10

Mystery Diners (10:00) - Food
1.061 million viewers, #11; 0.415 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #13

Spartacus: War of the Damned (9:00) - Starz
0.930 million viewers, #12; 0.430 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #12

Fashion Police (10:00) - E!
0.889 million viewers, #13; 0.472 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #11

Killer Karaoke (9:00) - truTV
0.878 million viewers, #14; 0.398 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #15

Fatal Attractions (10:00) - Animal Planet
0.851 million viewers, #15; 0.393 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #16

Teen Trouble (10:00) - Lifetime
0.690 million viewers, #16; 0.412 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #14

Infested! (9:00) - Animal Planet
0.613 million viewers, #17; 0.317 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #17

Banshee (10:00) - Cinemax
0.405 million viewers, #18; 0.165 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #19

Friday Night Fights - ESPN2
0.397 million viewers, #19; 0.101 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #20

Best Week Ever - VH1
0.369 million viewers, #20; 0.247 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #18

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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