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[03/21/14 - 03:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, march 20, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 52 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Scandal (10:00) - ABC
9.078 million viewers, #1; 3.715 million adults 18-49 (2.93 rating), #1

American Idol (9:00) - FOX
8.413 million viewers, #2; 2.488 million adults 18-49 (1.96 rating), #3

Grey's Anatomy (9:00) - ABC
8.091 million viewers, #3; 3.087 million adults 18-49 (2.43 rating), #2

Hell's Kitchen (8:00) - FOX
5.345 million viewers, #4; 2.231 million adults 18-49 (1.76 rating), #4

Pawn Stars (9:30) - History
4.367 million viewers, #5; 1.502 million adults 18-49 (1.18 rating), #9

Parenthood (10:00) - NBC
4.215 million viewers, #6; 1.595 million adults 18-49 (1.26 rating), #6

Pawn Stars (9:00) - History
4.133 million viewers, #7; 1.410 million adults 18-49 (1.11 rating), #12

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Second Round - Wofford #15 vs. Michigan #2 - CBS
3.790 million viewers, #8; 1.232 million adults 18-49 (0.97 rating), #16

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Second Round - Arizona St. #10 vs. Texas #7 - CBS
3.637 million viewers, #9; 1.683 million adults 18-49 (1.33 rating), #5

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (8:00) - ABC
3.508 million viewers, #10; 1.027 million adults 18-49 (0.81 rating), #19

Community (8:00) - NBC
3.321 million viewers, #11; 1.343 million adults 18-49 (1.06 rating), #15

Vikings (10:00) - History
3.305 million viewers, #12; 1.367 million adults 18-49 (1.08 rating), #13

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Second Round - N.C. State #12 vs. Saint Louis #5 - TNT
3.085 million viewers, #13; 1.476 million adults 18-49 (1.16 rating), #10

Parks & Recreation (8:30) - NBC
3.045 million viewers, #14; 1.510 million adults 18-49 (1.19 rating), #8

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Update - CBS
3.011 million viewers, #15; 1.130 million adults 18-49 (0.89 rating), #17

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Second Round - Saint Joe's #10 vs. Connecticut #7 - TBS
2.797 million viewers, #16; 1.569 million adults 18-49 (1.24 rating), #7

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Second Round - Manhattan #13 vs. Louisville #4 - TNT
2.604 million viewers, #17; 1.428 million adults 18-49 (1.12 rating), #11

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Update - TNT
2.430 million viewers, #18; 1.105 million adults 18-49 (0.87 rating), #18

Suits (9:00) - USA
2.354 million viewers, #19; 0.834 million adults 18-49 (0.66 rating), #23

The Vampire Diaries (8:00) - CW
2.285 million viewers, #20; 1.356 million adults 18-49 (1.07 rating), #14

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (9:00, 60 Minutes) - TLC
1.862 million viewers, #21; 0.955 million adults 18-49 (0.75 rating), #20

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.756 million viewers, #22; 0.395 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #39

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Second Round - No. Dak. St. #12 vs. Oklahoma - truTV
1.707 million viewers, #23; 0.823 million adults 18-49 (0.65 rating), #24

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.695 million viewers, #24; 0.372 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #42

Reign (9:00) - CW
1.608 million viewers, #25; 0.852 million adults 18-49 (0.67 rating), #22

Ridiculousness (10:00) - MTV
1.519 million viewers, #26; 0.871 million adults 18-49 (0.69 rating), #21

Under the Gunn (9:00) - Lifetime
1.473 million viewers, #27; 0.587 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #29

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Update - TBS
1.451 million viewers, #28; 0.805 million adults 18-49 (0.63 rating), #25

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Second Round - Milwaukee #15 vs. Villanova #2 - TBS
1.398 million viewers, #29; 0.758 million adults 18-49 (0.60 rating), #26

Beat Bobby Flay (10:00) - Food
1.267 million viewers, #30; 0.667 million adults 18-49 (0.53 rating), #28

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Update - truTV
1.127 million viewers, #31; 0.560 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #31

Welcome to Myrtle Manor (10:00) - TLC
1.125 million viewers, #32; 0.559 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #32

Sirens (10:00) - USA
1.107 million viewers, #33; 0.404 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #38

Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory Special (10:30) - MTV
1.052 million viewers, #34; 0.675 million adults 18-49 (0.53 rating), #27

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Second Round - New Mex. St. #13 vs. San Diego St #4 - truTV
1.032 million viewers, #35; 0.577 million adults 18-49 (0.45 rating), #30

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
0.997 million viewers, #36; 0.408 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #37

Chopped Canada (9:00) - Food
0.964 million viewers, #37; 0.531 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #34

Celebrity Home Raiders (10:00)* - Lifetime
0.888 million viewers, #38; 0.340 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #43

Anger Management (9:30) - FX
0.880 million viewers, #39; 0.556 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #33

Ice Cold Gold (10:00) - Animal Planet
0.870 million viewers, #40; 0.384 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #40

The Millionaire Matchmaker (9:00) - Bravo
0.831 million viewers, #41; 0.383 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #41

Saint George (9:00) - FX
0.792 million viewers, #42; 0.473 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #35

Party Down South (10:00) - CMT
0.732 million viewers, #43; 0.438 million adults 18-49 (0.35 rating), #36

Online Dating Rituals of the American Male (10:00)* - Bravo
0.615 million viewers, #44; 0.304 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #46

Tabloid (10:00)* - ID
0.583 million viewers, #45; 0.199 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #48

Mary Mary (9:00) - WE tv
0.568 million viewers, #46; 0.328 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #44

Mysteries at the Museum (9:00)* - Travel
0.539 million viewers, #47; 0.210 million adults 18-49 (0.17 rating), #47

Chicagoland (10:00) - CNN
0.522 million viewers, #48; 0.173 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #49

Review (10:00) - Comedy Central
0.500 million viewers, #49; 0.313 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #45

The Happenings (8:00, 180 Minutes)* - NGC
0.229 million viewers, #50; 0.139 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #50

The Red Road (9:00)* - Sundance
0.202 million viewers, #51; 0.060 million adults 18-49 (0.05 rating), #52

Portlandia (10:00)* - IFC
0.135 million viewers, #52; 0.074 million adults 18-49 (0.06 rating), #51

[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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