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[05/02/13 - 04:31 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: TNT Rides NBA Playoffs to Top Spots
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for wednesday, may 1, 2013)

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

NBA Playoffs: Houston/Oklahoma City - Game 5 - TNT
4.498 million viewers, #1; 2.611 million adults 18-49 (2.1 rating), #1

NBA Playoffs: Boston/New York - Game 5 - TNT
3.462 million viewers, #2; 1.857 million adults 18-49 (1.5 rating), #2

Psych - USA
2.352 million viewers, #3; 1.038 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #3

The Americans (10:00) - FX
1.743 million viewers, #4; 0.785 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #6

MythBusters (9:00) - Discovery
1.522 million viewers, #5; 0.943 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #4

Restaurant Stakeout (10:00) - Food
1.278 million viewers, #6; 0.534 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #8

Hoarding: Buried Alive (9:00) - TLC
1.082 million viewers, #7; 0.599 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #7

The Real World: Portland (10:00) - MTV
1.024 million viewers, #8; 0.852 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #5

MythBusters: Blast from the Past (8:00) - Discovery
0.917 million viewers, #9; 0.502 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #11

My Crazy Obsession (10:00) - TLC
0.818 million viewers, #10; 0.512 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #9

Haunted Collector (9:00) - Syfy
0.767 million viewers, #11; 0.402 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #14

The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius (10:00) - Discovery
0.749 million viewers, #12; 0.504 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #10

Deep South Paranormal (10:00) - Syfy
0.717 million viewers, #13; 0.405 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #13

The Soup (10:00) - E!
0.605 million viewers, #14; 0.431 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #12

MLB Baseball (7:00) - ESPN
0.564 million viewers, #15; 0.228 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #18

Dukes of Melrose (10:00) - Bravo
0.559 million viewers, #16; 0.302 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #16

Dukes of Melrose (10:30) - Bravo
0.555 million viewers, #17; 0.315 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #15

Forever Young (10:00) - TV Land
0.529 million viewers, #18; 0.083 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #21

Best Ink (10:00) - Oxygen
0.356 million viewers, #19; 0.239 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #17

Manhunt (8:00) - HBO
0.303 million viewers, #20; 0.161 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #19

NHL Playoffs: Toronto/Boston - Game 1 - CNBC
0.200 million viewers, #21; 0.101 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #20

60 Minutes Sports - Showtime
0.094 million viewers, #22; 0.046 million adults 18-49 (0.0 rating), #23

Off Pitch (10:00) - VH1
0.087 million viewers, #23; 0.042 million adults 18-49 (0.0 rating), #24

All Access: Mayweather vs. Guerrero - Showtime
0.058 million viewers, #24; 0.056 million adults 18-49 (0.0 rating), #22

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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