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[01/23/14 - 03:25 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "American Idol" Holds Onto Top Spot
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for wednesday, january 22, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 50 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

American Idol (8:00, 120 Minutes) - FOX
13.287 million viewers, #1; 5.090 million adults 18-49 (4.01 rating), #1

Criminal Minds (9:00) - CBS
10.351 million viewers, #2; 2.818 million adults 18-49 (2.22 rating), #5

Modern Family (9:00) - ABC
9.590 million viewers, #3; 4.343 million adults 18-49 (3.42 rating), #2

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (10:00) - CBS
9.472 million viewers, #4; 2.037 million adults 18-49 (1.60 rating), #11

The Middle (8:00) - ABC
8.043 million viewers, #5; 2.866 million adults 18-49 (2.26 rating), #4

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (9:00) - NBC
6.683 million viewers, #6; 2.346 million adults 18-49 (1.85 rating), #6

Duck Dynasty (10:00) - A&E
6.651 million viewers, #7; 3.711 million adults 18-49 (2.92 rating), #3

Chicago PD (10:00) - NBC
6.236 million viewers, #8; 2.061 million adults 18-49 (1.62 rating), #10

Suburgatory (8:30) - ABC
5.913 million viewers, #9; 2.228 million adults 18-49 (1.76 rating), #7

Revolution (8:00) - NBC
5.280 million viewers, #10; 1.905 million adults 18-49 (1.50 rating), #13

Nashville (10:00) - ABC
5.033 million viewers, #11; 1.823 million adults 18-49 (1.44 rating), #14

Super Fun Night (9:30) - ABC
4.833 million viewers, #12; 2.114 million adults 18-49 (1.67 rating), #9

American Horror Story: Coven (10:00) - FX
3.352 million viewers, #13; 2.222 million adults 18-49 (1.75 rating), #8

Wahlburgers (10:30) - A&E
3.259 million viewers, #14; 1.966 million adults 18-49 (1.55 rating), #12

American Pickers (9:00) - History
3.024 million viewers, #15; 0.870 million adults 18-49 (0.69 rating), #22

Klondike, Part 3 - Discovery
2.855 million viewers, #16; 1.042 million adults 18-49 (0.82 rating), #17

Arrow (8:00) - CW
2.494 million viewers, #17; 1.089 million adults 18-49 (0.86 rating), #16

NBA Regular Season: Thunder at Spurs - ESPN
1.865 million viewers, #18; 0.976 million adults 18-49 (0.77 rating), #19

Psych (9:00) - USA
1.612 million viewers, #19; 0.873 million adults 18-49 (0.69 rating), #21

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.593 million viewers, #20; 0.537 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #32

Men at Work (10:00) - TBS
1.522 million viewers, #21; 0.893 million adults 18-49 (0.70 rating), #20

Ghost Hunters (9:00) - Syfy
1.501 million viewers, #22; 0.798 million adults 18-49 (0.63 rating), #24

Workaholics (10:00) - Comedy Central
1.468 million viewers, #23; 1.233 million adults 18-49 (0.97 rating), #15

Dreamworks Dragons (8:00) - Cartoon
1.459 million viewers, #24; 0.388 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #38

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.456 million viewers, #25; 0.506 million adults 18-49 (0.40 rating), #34

The Tomorrow People (9:00) - CW
1.375 million viewers, #26; 0.641 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #28

NBA Regular Season: Pacers at Suns - ESPN
1.372 million viewers, #27; 0.807 million adults 18-49 (0.64 rating), #23

Buying and Selling (9:00) - HGTV
1.363 million viewers, #28; 0.466 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #35

Top Chef (10:00) - Bravo
1.319 million viewers, #29; 0.731 million adults 18-49 (0.58 rating), #26

The Real World (10:00) - MTV
1.290 million viewers, #30; 0.984 million adults 18-49 (0.77 rating), #18

Melissa & Joey (8:00) - ABC Family
1.211 million viewers, #31; 0.696 million adults 18-49 (0.55 rating), #27

South Beach Tow (10:00) - truTV
1.173 million viewers, #32; 0.544 million adults 18-49 (0.43 rating), #31

Baby Daddy (8:30) - ABC Family
1.104 million viewers, #33; 0.620 million adults 18-49 (0.49 rating), #29

Web of Lies (10:00) - ID
1.080 million viewers, #34; 0.521 million adults 18-49 (0.41 rating), #33

My Strange Addiction (10:00) - TLC
0.949 million viewers, #35; 0.563 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #30

Broad City (10:30) - Comedy Central
0.914 million viewers, #36; 0.766 million adults 18-49 (0.60 rating), #25

Ghost Hunters (8:00) - Syfy
0.891 million viewers, #37; 0.439 million adults 18-49 (0.35 rating), #36

My Dirty Little Secret (9:00) - ID
0.864 million viewers, #38; 0.394 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #37

WWE Main Event (8:00)* - ION
0.862 million viewers, #39; 0.241 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #43

The Exes (10:00)* - TV Land
0.852 million viewers, #40; 0.206 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #47

Kirstie (10:30)* - TV Land
0.852 million viewers, #41; 0.206 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #48

Operation Repo (10:30)* - truTV
0.758 million viewers, #42; 0.279 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #41

NHL Regular Season: Blackhawks at Red Wings* - NBCSN
0.663 million viewers, #43; 0.338 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #39

Opposite Worlds (10:00) - Syfy
0.656 million viewers, #44; 0.326 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #40

Love Thy Neighbor (9:00)* - OWN
0.580 million viewers, #45; 0.253 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #42

Mind of a Man (8:00, 60 Minutes)* - GSN
0.432 million viewers, #46; 0.128 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #49

The Soup (10:00)* - E!
0.341 million viewers, #47; 0.236 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #44

Tattoos After Dark (9:30)* - Oxygen
0.301 million viewers, #48; 0.207 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #45

Best Ink (10:00)* - Oxygen
0.301 million viewers, #49; 0.207 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #46

Inside the NFL* - Showtime
0.132 million viewers, #50; 0.056 million adults 18-49 (0.04 rating), #50

[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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