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[03/18/14 - 10:30 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Walking Dead" Claims Top Honors in Viewers, Demos
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for sunday, march 16, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 57 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

The Walking Dead (9:00) - AMC
12.865 million viewers, #1; 8.075 million adults 18-49 (6.36 rating), #1

60 Minutes (7:00) - CBS
11.260 million viewers, #2; 2.172 million adults 18-49 (1.71 rating), #10

Resurrection (9:00) - ABC
11.247 million viewers, #3; 3.945 million adults 18-49 (3.11 rating), #2

The Mentalist (10:00) - CBS
8.646 million viewers, #4; 1.657 million adults 18-49 (1.30 rating), #17

The Good Wife (9:00) - CBS
8.432 million viewers, #5; 1.676 million adults 18-49 (1.32 rating), #16

The Amazing Race (8:00) - CBS
8.303 million viewers, #6; 2.326 million adults 18-49 (1.83 rating), #9

Once Upon a Time (8:00) - ABC
7.751 million viewers, #7; 3.010 million adults 18-49 (2.37 rating), #4

Believe (9:00) - NBC
6.566 million viewers, #8; 1.864 million adults 18-49 (1.47 rating), #14

Crisis (10:00) - NBC
6.524 million viewers, #9; 1.975 million adults 18-49 (1.56 rating), #12

America's Funniest Home Videos (7:00) - ABC
6.385 million viewers, #10; 1.867 million adults 18-49 (1.47 rating), #13

Revenge (10:00) - ABC
6.239 million viewers, #11; 2.131 million adults 18-49 (1.68 rating), #11

Talking Dead (10:00) - AMC
5.415 million viewers, #12; 3.584 million adults 18-49 (2.82 rating), #3

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (9:00) - FOX
4.951 million viewers, #13; 2.481 million adults 18-49 (1.95 rating), #6

Family Guy (8:30) - FOX
4.621 million viewers, #14; 2.980 million adults 18-49 (2.35 rating), #5

Real Housewives of Atlanta (8:00) - Bravo
4.306 million viewers, #15; 2.478 million adults 18-49 (1.95 rating), #7

The Simpsons (8:00) - FOX
4.023 million viewers, #16; 2.377 million adults 18-49 (1.87 rating), #8

NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing - FS1
3.227 million viewers, #17; 1.144 million adults 18-49 (0.90 rating), #20

Naked & Afraid (9:00, 90 Minutes) - Discovery
2.851 million viewers, #18; 1.445 million adults 18-49 (1.14 rating), #18

American Dad (7:30) - FOX
2.714 million viewers, #19; 1.721 million adults 18-49 (1.36 rating), #15

Bob's Burgers (7:00) - FOX
2.440 million viewers, #20; 1.358 million adults 18-49 (1.07 rating), #19

Liv and Maddie (8:00) - Disney
2.424 million viewers, #21; 0.593 million adults 18-49 (0.47 rating), #34

Ax Men (9:00) - History
2.165 million viewers, #22; 0.931 million adults 18-49 (0.73 rating), #24

Long Island Medium (9:30) - TLC
2.049 million viewers, #23; 0.890 million adults 18-49 (0.70 rating), #25

Austin & Ally (9:00) - Disney
2.011 million viewers, #24; 0.476 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #39

Long Island Medium (9:00) - TLC
1.991 million viewers, #25; 0.837 million adults 18-49 (0.66 rating), #26

Blood, Sweat & Heels (9:00) - Bravo
1.971 million viewers, #26; 1.120 million adults 18-49 (0.88 rating), #21

I Didn't Do It (8:30)* - Disney
1.778 million viewers, #27; 0.381 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #43

Shameless (9:00) - Showtime
1.706 million viewers, #28; 1.010 million adults 18-49 (0.80 rating), #22

Chopped (9:00) - Food
1.645 million viewers, #29; 0.730 million adults 18-49 (0.58 rating), #30

Cutthroat Kitchen (10:00) - Food
1.506 million viewers, #30; 0.749 million adults 18-49 (0.59 rating), #29

Bar Rescue (9:00) - Spike TV
1.501 million viewers, #31; 1.003 million adults 18-49 (0.79 rating), #23

Island Hunters (10:30) - HGTV
1.480 million viewers, #32; 0.520 million adults 18-49 (0.41 rating), #37

30 for 30 (9:00, 120 Minutes) - ESPN
1.456 million viewers, #33; 0.777 million adults 18-49 (0.61 rating), #27

Naked After Dark (10:32) - Discovery
1.411 million viewers, #34; 0.685 million adults 18-49 (0.54 rating), #32

My Five Wives (10:00) - TLC
1.385 million viewers, #35; 0.654 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #33

No Man's Land (10:00) - History
1.313 million viewers, #36; 0.521 million adults 18-49 (0.41 rating), #36

Island Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.300 million viewers, #37; 0.422 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #42

Catch a Contractor (10:00) - Spike TV
1.143 million viewers, #38; 0.764 million adults 18-49 (0.60 rating), #28

Army Wives: A Final Salute (9:00)* - Lifetime
1.135 million viewers, #39; 0.317 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #46

Total Divas (9:00) - E!
1.072 million viewers, #40; 0.704 million adults 18-49 (0.55 rating), #31

Food Court Wars (8:00) - Food
0.968 million viewers, #41; 0.534 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #35

Unusual Suspects (9:00)* - ID
0.804 million viewers, #42; 0.273 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #49

On the Case with Paula Zahn (10:00)* - ID
0.804 million viewers, #43; 0.273 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #50

Death Row Stories (9:00)* - CNN
0.768 million viewers, #44; 0.226 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #52

House of Lies (10:00) - Showtime
0.734 million viewers, #45; 0.423 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #41

Girls (10:00) - HBO
0.719 million viewers, #46; 0.512 million adults 18-49 (0.40 rating), #38

Rich Kids of Beverly Hills (10:00)* - E!
0.659 million viewers, #47; 0.437 million adults 18-49 (0.34 rating), #40

2014 mtvU Woodie Awards Special (8:00)* - MTV
0.634 million viewers, #48; 0.372 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #44

Wicked Tuna (9:00)* - NGC
0.632 million viewers, #49; 0.292 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #47

Alaska Fish Wars (10:00)* - NGC
0.632 million viewers, #50; 0.292 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #48

Episodes (10:30)* - Showtime
0.626 million viewers, #51; 0.339 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #45

Church Secrets and Legends (10:00)* - Travel
0.514 million viewers, #52; 0.202 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #53

The Bible Rules (10:00)* - H2
0.476 million viewers, #53; 0.183 million adults 18-49 (0.14 rating), #54

Snapped (9:00)* - Oxygen
0.463 million viewers, #54; 0.234 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #51

NHL Regular Season: Red Wings at Blackhawks* - NBCSN
0.384 million viewers, #55; 0.165 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #55

Oprah Prime (9:00)* - OWN
0.363 million viewers, #56; 0.116 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #56

Lindsay (10:00)* - OWN
0.363 million viewers, #57; 0.116 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #57

[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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