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[03/28/14 - 02:49 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy" Top Charts
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, march 27, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 48 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Scandal (10:00) - ABC
9.015 million viewers, #1; 3.970 million adults 18-49 (3.13 rating), #1

Grey's Anatomy (9:00) - ABC
8.421 million viewers, #2; 3.317 million adults 18-49 (2.61 rating), #2

American Idol (9:00) - FOX
7.980 million viewers, #3; 2.383 million adults 18-49 (1.88 rating), #6

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Update - CBS
7.872 million viewers, #4; 3.300 million adults 18-49 (2.60 rating), #4

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Regional Semifinals - UCLA #4 vs. Florida #1 - CBS
7.234 million viewers, #5; 3.317 million adults 18-49 (2.61 rating), #3

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Regional Semifinals - Dayton #11 vs. Stanford #10 - CBS
7.109 million viewers, #6; 2.597 million adults 18-49 (2.05 rating), #5

Hell's Kitchen (8:00) - FOX
5.391 million viewers, #7; 2.365 million adults 18-49 (1.86 rating), #7

Surviving Jack (9:30) - FOX
5.148 million viewers, #8; 1.622 million adults 18-49 (1.28 rating), #10

Pawn Stars (9:30) - History
4.476 million viewers, #9; 1.588 million adults 18-49 (1.25 rating), #11

Parenthood (10:00) - NBC
4.398 million viewers, #10; 1.770 million adults 18-49 (1.39 rating), #8

Pawn Stars (9:00) - History
4.050 million viewers, #11; 1.492 million adults 18-49 (1.18 rating), #13

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (8:00) - ABC
3.349 million viewers, #12; 1.220 million adults 18-49 (0.96 rating), #14

Vikings (10:00) - History
3.348 million viewers, #13; 1.522 million adults 18-49 (1.20 rating), #12

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Regional Semifinals - San Diego St #4 vs. Arizona #1 - TBS
3.282 million viewers, #14; 1.730 million adults 18-49 (1.36 rating), #9

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Regional Semifinals - Baylor #6 vs. Wisconsin #2 - TBS
3.025 million viewers, #15; 1.218 million adults 18-49 (0.96 rating), #15

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Update - TBS
2.753 million viewers, #16; 1.199 million adults 18-49 (0.94 rating), #16

Suits (9:00) - USA
2.530 million viewers, #17; 0.916 million adults 18-49 (0.72 rating), #19

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (9:00, 90 Minutes) - TLC
1.910 million viewers, #18; 0.953 million adults 18-49 (0.75 rating), #18

The Vampire Diaries (8:00) - CW
1.732 million viewers, #19; 1.003 million adults 18-49 (0.79 rating), #17

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.593 million viewers, #20; 0.470 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #32

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.500 million viewers, #21; 0.392 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #36

Impractical Jokers (9:30) - truTV
1.477 million viewers, #22; 0.786 million adults 18-49 (0.62 rating), #21

Under the Gunn (9:00) - Lifetime
1.474 million viewers, #23; 0.611 million adults 18-49 (0.48 rating), #25

Reign (9:00) - CW
1.399 million viewers, #24; 0.702 million adults 18-49 (0.55 rating), #23

Ridiculousness (10:00) - MTV
1.339 million viewers, #25; 0.767 million adults 18-49 (0.60 rating), #22

Ridiculousness (10:30) - MTV
1.323 million viewers, #26; 0.799 million adults 18-49 (0.63 rating), #20

Beat Bobby Flay (10:00) - Food
1.288 million viewers, #27; 0.549 million adults 18-49 (0.43 rating), #29

Sirens (10:00) - USA
1.224 million viewers, #28; 0.597 million adults 18-49 (0.47 rating), #26

Beyond Scared Straight (10:00) - A&E
1.208 million viewers, #29; 0.687 million adults 18-49 (0.54 rating), #24

Chopped Canada (9:00) - Food
1.185 million viewers, #30; 0.582 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #28

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
1.156 million viewers, #31; 0.452 million adults 18-49 (0.36 rating), #33

After the First 48 (9:00) - A&E
1.110 million viewers, #32; 0.588 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #27

Evil Twins (10:00) - ID
1.088 million viewers, #33; 0.490 million adults 18-49 (0.39 rating), #31

Mary Mary (9:00) - WE tv
0.929 million viewers, #34; 0.508 million adults 18-49 (0.40 rating), #30

Ice Cold Gold (10:00) - Animal Planet
0.850 million viewers, #35; 0.380 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #38

America's Worst Tattoos (10:30) - TLC
0.842 million viewers, #36; 0.371 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #40

The Millionaire Matchmaker (9:00) - Bravo
0.784 million viewers, #37; 0.376 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #39

Saint George (9:00) - FX
0.721 million viewers, #38; 0.401 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #34

Chicagoland (10:00)* - CNN
0.708 million viewers, #39; 0.224 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #44

Anger Management (9:30) - FX
0.678 million viewers, #40; 0.356 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #41

Inside the Actors Studio (8:00)* - Bravo
0.565 million viewers, #41; 0.271 million adults 18-49 (0.21 rating), #42

Online Dating Rituals of the American Male (10:00)* - Bravo
0.565 million viewers, #42; 0.271 million adults 18-49 (0.21 rating), #43

Party Down South: The After Party (10:00) - CMT
0.559 million viewers, #43; 0.400 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #35

Review (10:00)* - Comedy Central
0.551 million viewers, #44; 0.384 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #37

Mysteries at the Museum (9:00)* - Travel
0.546 million viewers, #45; 0.177 million adults 18-49 (0.14 rating), #45

Deadly Wives (10:00)* - LMN
0.465 million viewers, #46; 0.139 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #46

Portlandia (10:00)* - IFC
0.158 million viewers, #47; 0.073 million adults 18-49 (0.06 rating), #47

The Red Road (9:00)* - Sundance
0.152 million viewers, #48; 0.036 million adults 18-49 (0.03 rating), #48

[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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