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[04/21/14 - 02:30 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ABC Tops Demos with "20/20," "Shark Tank"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for friday, april 18, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 37 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

20/20 (10:00) - ABC
8.426 million viewers, #1; 2.339 million adults 18-49 (1.84 rating), #1

Unforgettable (8:00) - CBS
7.171 million viewers, #2; 1.139 million adults 18-49 (0.90 rating), #7

Shark Tank (9:00) - ABC
6.772 million viewers, #3; 2.120 million adults 18-49 (1.67 rating), #2

Dateline NBC (9:00) - NBC
6.469 million viewers, #4; 1.527 million adults 18-49 (1.20 rating), #3

Last Man Standing (8:00) - ABC
5.391 million viewers, #5; 1.496 million adults 18-49 (1.18 rating), #4

Kitchen Nightmares (8:00) - FOX
2.992 million viewers, #6; 1.322 million adults 18-49 (1.04 rating), #5

Hannibal (10:00) - NBC
2.802 million viewers, #7; 1.067 million adults 18-49 (0.84 rating), #8

WWE Smackdown (8:00) - Syfy
2.757 million viewers, #8; 1.011 million adults 18-49 (0.80 rating), #9

Kitchen Nightmares (9:00) - FOX
2.564 million viewers, #9; 1.170 million adults 18-49 (0.92 rating), #6

Monster High (7:00, 90 Minutes) - Nickelodeon
2.086 million viewers, #10; 0.489 million adults 18-49 (0.39 rating), #12

Sons of Guns (9:00) - Discovery
1.370 million viewers, #11; 0.799 million adults 18-49 (0.63 rating), #10

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (8:00) - CW
1.356 million viewers, #12; 0.537 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #11

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.210 million viewers, #13; 0.258 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #28

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.123 million viewers, #14; 0.260 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #27

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (10:00, 60 Minutes) - Food
1.081 million viewers, #15; 0.456 million adults 18-49 (0.36 rating), #13

Say Yes to the Dress (9:00) - TLC
1.067 million viewers, #16; 0.291 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #21

Something Borrowed, Something New (10:00) - TLC
0.993 million viewers, #17; 0.273 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #25

Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best (9:30) - TLC
0.957 million viewers, #18; 0.231 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #29

Nightmare Next Door (10:00) - ID
0.868 million viewers, #19; 0.351 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #15

Continuum (10:00) - Syfy
0.825 million viewers, #20; 0.311 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #20

Hangar 1: The UFO Files (10:00) - H2
0.813 million viewers, #21; 0.340 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #17

Hart of Dixie (9:00) - CW
0.803 million viewers, #22; 0.330 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #19

Mountain Monsters (10:00) - DA
0.792 million viewers, #23; 0.335 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #18

NHL Playoffs: Boston at Detroit - NBCSN
0.762 million viewers, #24; 0.407 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #14

Boss Hog (10:00) - Discovery
0.637 million viewers, #25; 0.340 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #16

Bellator MMA Live (9:00) - Spike TV
0.610 million viewers, #26; 0.282 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #24

Diggers (10:00) - NGC
0.528 million viewers, #27; 0.283 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #23

Boss Hog (10:30) - Discovery
0.516 million viewers, #28; 0.267 million adults 18-49 (0.21 rating), #26

NHL Playoffs: Anaheim at Dallas - NBCSN
0.498 million viewers, #29; 0.286 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #22

Tanked (10:00)* - Animal Planet
0.434 million viewers, #30; 0.205 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #30

Showdown of the Unbeatables (9:00)* - NGC
0.401 million viewers, #31; 0.161 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #31

Hello Ross (10:00)* - E!
0.278 million viewers, #32; 0.133 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #32

Cesar Millan: Love My Pit Bull (9:00)* - Nat Geo WILD
0.277 million viewers, #33; 0.089 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #36

Marriage Boot Camp (9:00)* - WE tv
0.265 million viewers, #34; 0.133 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #33

The Rickey Smiley Show (9:00)* - TV One
0.209 million viewers, #35; 0.116 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #34

Best Week Ever (10:00)* - VH1
0.190 million viewers, #36; 0.096 million adults 18-49 (0.08 rating), #35

The Writers' Room (9:00)* - Sundance
0.078 million viewers, #37; 0.016 million adults 18-49 (0.01 rating), #37

[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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