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[01/03/14 - 03:07 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," Sugar Bowl Top Charts
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to holiday delays, we do not have the numbers for December 20-30 but are working to track them down. If any kind reader is willing to lend us a hand, please drop us a line here.]

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, january 2, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 40 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks on said night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

The Big Bang Theory (8:00) - CBS
19.200 million viewers, #1; 6.873 million adults 18-49 (5.41 rating), #1

Allstate Sugar Bowl - ESPN
16.339 million viewers, #2; 6.622 million adults 18-49 (5.22 rating), #2

The Millers (8:30) - CBS
11.332 million viewers, #3; 3.612 million adults 18-49 (2.84 rating), #3

Elementary (10:00) - CBS
9.035 million viewers, #4; 2.346 million adults 18-49 (1.85 rating), #6

Two and a Half Men (9:30) - CBS
8.736 million viewers, #5; 2.774 million adults 18-49 (2.18 rating), #4

The Crazy Ones (9:00) - CBS
8.196 million viewers, #6; 2.529 million adults 18-49 (1.99 rating), #5

The Taste (8:00) - ABC
4.746 million viewers, #7; 1.589 million adults 18-49 (1.25 rating), #11

Pawn Stars (10:30) - History
4.035 million viewers, #8; 1.665 million adults 18-49 (1.31 rating), #7

Parenthood (10:00) - NBC
3.960 million viewers, #9; 1.601 million adults 18-49 (1.26 rating), #10

Pawn Stars (10:00) - History
3.940 million viewers, #10; 1.644 million adults 18-49 (1.29 rating), #9

The Assets (10:00) - ABC
3.773 million viewers, #11; 0.838 million adults 18-49 (0.66 rating), #18

Community (8:00, 60 Minutes) - NBC
3.494 million viewers, #12; 1.662 million adults 18-49 (1.31 rating), #8

Sean Saves the World (9:00) - NBC
2.790 million viewers, #13; 1.076 million adults 18-49 (0.85 rating), #12

The Michael J. Fox Show (9:30) - NBC
2.502 million viewers, #14; 0.970 million adults 18-49 (0.76 rating), #14

Project Runway All Stars (9:00) - Lifetime
2.167 million viewers, #15; 0.843 million adults 18-49 (0.66 rating), #17

Ground Floor (10:00) - TBS
1.528 million viewers, #16; 0.971 million adults 18-49 (0.76 rating), #13

Mob Wives (10:00) - VH1
1.396 million viewers, #17; 0.883 million adults 18-49 (0.70 rating), #16

Impractical Jokers (10:00) - truTV
1.369 million viewers, #18; 0.907 million adults 18-49 (0.71 rating), #15

Ridiculousness (10:30) - MTV
1.365 million viewers, #19; 0.719 million adults 18-49 (0.57 rating), #20

The Millionaire Matchmaker (9:00) - Bravo
1.345 million viewers, #20; 0.747 million adults 18-49 (0.59 rating), #19

Ridiculousness (10:00) - MTV
1.243 million viewers, #21; 0.670 million adults 18-49 (0.53 rating), #21

Rodeo Girls (10:00) - A&E
1.206 million viewers, #22; 0.524 million adults 18-49 (0.41 rating), #24

Gypsy Sisters (9:00) - TLC
1.136 million viewers, #23; 0.603 million adults 18-49 (0.48 rating), #22

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
1.128 million viewers, #24; 0.469 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #26

True Crime with Aphrodite Jones (8:00)* - ID
0.956 million viewers, #25; 0.336 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #30

Frenemies: Loyalty Turned Lethal (9:00)* - ID
0.956 million viewers, #26; 0.336 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #31

Frenemies: Loyalty Turned Lethal (9:30)* - ID
0.956 million viewers, #27; 0.336 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #32

Couples Therapy (9:00) - VH1
0.900 million viewers, #28; 0.583 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #23

Toned Up (10:30)* - Bravo
0.852 million viewers, #29; 0.486 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #25

Panic Button (10:30) - truTV
0.728 million viewers, #30; 0.452 million adults 18-49 (0.36 rating), #27

Guinness World Records Unleashed (8:00) - truTV
0.709 million viewers, #31; 0.363 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #29

Cold River Cash (10:00)* - Animal Planet
0.685 million viewers, #32; 0.275 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #33

Courtney Loves Dallas (10:00) - Bravo
0.667 million viewers, #33; 0.428 million adults 18-49 (0.34 rating), #28

Party On (10:00)* - E!
0.474 million viewers, #34; 0.240 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #34

Mysteries at the Museum (9:00)* - Travel
0.442 million viewers, #35; 0.185 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #35

Do or Die (10:00)* - NGC
0.318 million viewers, #36; 0.143 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #36

Do or Die (10:30)* - NGC
0.318 million viewers, #37; 0.143 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #37

How It's Made (9:00)* - Science
0.315 million viewers, #38; 0.095 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #38

How Do They Do It? (10:00)* - Science
0.315 million viewers, #39; 0.095 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #39

Farm Kings (9:00)* - GAC
0.055 million viewers, #40; 0.024 million adults 18-49 (0.02 rating), #40

[EDITOR'S NOTE: * denotes individual program numbers were not available so the network's primetime average is listed]

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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