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[10/18/13 - 03:22 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang" Still King of Viewers, Demos
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, october 17, 2013)

Here are the highlights of 39 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

The Big Bang Theory (8:00) - CBS
17.801 million viewers, #1; 6.599 million adults 18-49 (5.20 rating), #1

The Millers (8:30) - CBS
12.274 million viewers, #2; 4.043 million adults 18-49 (3.18 rating), #3

Scandal (10:00) - ABC
9.508 million viewers, #3; 4.204 million adults 18-49 (3.31 rating), #2

The Crazy Ones (9:00) - CBS
9.371 million viewers, #4; 3.022 million adults 18-49 (2.38 rating), #6

Grey's Anatomy (9:00) - ABC
8.778 million viewers, #5; 3.458 million adults 18-49 (2.72 rating), #4

Two and a Half Men (9:30) - CBS
8.590 million viewers, #6; 2.704 million adults 18-49 (2.13 rating), #8

ALCS, Game 5 - FOX
8.569 million viewers, #7; 3.134 million adults 18-49 (2.47 rating), #5

Elementary (10:00) - CBS
8.519 million viewers, #8; 1.927 million adults 18-49 (1.52 rating), #9

Thursday Night Football - NFLN
6.047 million viewers, #9; 2.900 million adults 18-49 (2.28 rating), #7

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (8:00) - ABC
4.531 million viewers, #10; 1.514 million adults 18-49 (1.19 rating), #14

Parenthood (10:00) - NBC
4.023 million viewers, #11; 1.675 million adults 18-49 (1.32 rating), #11

The Michael J. Fox Show (9:30) - NBC
3.562 million viewers, #12; 1.581 million adults 18-49 (1.25 rating), #13

Sean Saves the World (9:00) - NBC
3.359 million viewers, #13; 1.423 million adults 18-49 (1.12 rating), #15

Pawn Stars (10:00) - History
3.315 million viewers, #14; 1.329 million adults 18-49 (1.05 rating), #17

Parks & Recreation (8:00) - NBC
3.269 million viewers, #15; 1.600 million adults 18-49 (1.26 rating), #12

Pawn Stars (10:30) - History
3.222 million viewers, #16; 1.364 million adults 18-49 (1.07 rating), #16

The Vampire Diaries (8:00) - CW
2.931 million viewers, #17; 1.690 million adults 18-49 (1.33 rating), #10

ALCS, Game 5 Pre-Game - FOX
2.757 million viewers, #18; 0.938 million adults 18-49 (0.74 rating), #22

Project Runway (9:00, 90 Minutes) - Lifetime
2.682 million viewers, #19; 1.111 million adults 18-49 (0.88 rating), #19

White Collar (9:00) - USA
2.531 million viewers, #20; 0.760 million adults 18-49 (0.60 rating), #25

Welcome to the Family (8:30) - NBC
2.420 million viewers, #21; 1.115 million adults 18-49 (0.88 rating), #18

College Football: Miami at North Carolina - ESPN
2.184 million viewers, #22; 1.086 million adults 18-49 (0.86 rating), #20

Thursday Night Football Pre-Kick - NFLN
2.103 million viewers, #23; 0.938 million adults 18-49 (0.74 rating), #23

Covert Affairs (10:00) - USA
2.049 million viewers, #24; 0.700 million adults 18-49 (0.55 rating), #27

Reign (9:00) - CW
1.983 million viewers, #25; 0.984 million adults 18-49 (0.78 rating), #21

Wolfblood (8:00) - Disney
1.842 million viewers, #26; 0.391 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #32

Deadtime Stories (8:00) - Nickelodeon
1.591 million viewers, #27; 0.365 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #34

Beyond Scared Straight (10:00) - A&E
1.547 million viewers, #28; 0.863 million adults 18-49 (0.68 rating), #24

Deadtime Stories (8:30) - Nickelodeon
1.474 million viewers, #29; 0.327 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #36

The First 48 (9:00) - A&E
1.468 million viewers, #30; 0.752 million adults 18-49 (0.59 rating), #26

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.197 million viewers, #31; 0.310 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #38

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
1.110 million viewers, #32; 0.454 million adults 18-49 (0.36 rating), #30

Tamar & Vince (9:00) - WE tv
1.036 million viewers, #33; 0.551 million adults 18-49 (0.43 rating), #28

Million Dollar Shoppers (10:30) - Lifetime
1.025 million viewers, #34; 0.486 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #29

Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell (10:00) - Food
0.996 million viewers, #35; 0.383 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #33

NBA Preseason - TNT
0.773 million viewers, #36; 0.361 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #35

MythBusters: Zombie Special (10:00) - Discovery
0.738 million viewers, #37; 0.437 million adults 18-49 (0.34 rating), #31

World's Dumbest´┐Ż (8:00) - truTV
0.642 million viewers, #38; 0.322 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #37

Apocalypse Preppers (9:00) - Discovery
0.533 million viewers, #39; 0.278 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #39

[EDITOR'S NOTE: As of press time, numbers for Alaska Gold Diggers (8:00), North Woods Law (10:00), Miami Monkey (10:00) were not available.]

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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