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[05/02/14 - 02:41 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang," "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, may 1, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 45 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

The Big Bang Theory (8:00) - CBS
16.074 million viewers, #1; 5.723 million adults 18-49 (4.51 rating), #1

The Millers (8:30) - CBS
9.426 million viewers, #2; 2.594 million adults 18-49 (2.04 rating), #4

Two and a Half Men (9:00) - CBS
8.965 million viewers, #3; 2.641 million adults 18-49 (2.08 rating), #3

Grey's Anatomy (9:00) - ABC
8.809 million viewers, #4; 3.303 million adults 18-49 (2.60 rating), #2

Elementary (10:00) - CBS
7.787 million viewers, #5; 2.041 million adults 18-49 (1.61 rating), #8

American Idol (9:00) - FOX
7.032 million viewers, #6; 1.913 million adults 18-49 (1.51 rating), #10

Bad Teacher (9:30) - CBS
6.472 million viewers, #7; 1.817 million adults 18-49 (1.43 rating), #11

Black Box (10:00) - ABC
5.596 million viewers, #8; 1.694 million adults 18-49 (1.33 rating), #12

iHeartRadio Music Awards (8:00) - NBC
5.477 million viewers, #9; 2.108 million adults 18-49 (1.66 rating), #6

NBA Playoffs: Clippers at Warriors - TNT
4.493 million viewers, #10; 2.589 million adults 18-49 (2.04 rating), #5

Hell's Kitchen (8:00) - FOX
4.470 million viewers, #11; 2.051 million adults 18-49 (1.62 rating), #7

Pawn Stars (9:30) - History
3.939 million viewers, #12; 1.337 million adults 18-49 (1.05 rating), #14

Surviving Jack (9:30) - FOX
3.921 million viewers, #13; 1.266 million adults 18-49 (1.00 rating), #15

NBA Playoffs: Thunder at Grizzlies - TNT
3.844 million viewers, #14; 2.002 million adults 18-49 (1.58 rating), #9

Pawn Stars (9:00) - History
3.475 million viewers, #15; 1.185 million adults 18-49 (0.93 rating), #16

Vikings (10:00) - History
3.374 million viewers, #16; 1.408 million adults 18-49 (1.11 rating), #13

NHL Playoffs: Canadiens at Bruins - NBCSN
1.925 million viewers, #17; 1.111 million adults 18-49 (0.88 rating), #17

NBA Pre-Game - TNT
1.925 million viewers, #18; 0.859 million adults 18-49 (0.68 rating), #20

The Vampire Diaries (8:00) - CW
1.843 million viewers, #19; 0.989 million adults 18-49 (0.78 rating), #18

Instant Mom (8:00) - Nickelodeon
1.613 million viewers, #20; 0.369 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #31

The First 48 (9:00) - A&E
1.537 million viewers, #21; 0.741 million adults 18-49 (0.58 rating), #21

Reign (9:00) - CW
1.402 million viewers, #22; 0.640 million adults 18-49 (0.50 rating), #23

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.363 million viewers, #23; 0.416 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #29

Life Below Zero (9:00) - NGC
1.179 million viewers, #24; 0.502 million adults 18-49 (0.40 rating), #27

See Dad Run (8:30) - Nickelodeon
1.177 million viewers, #25; 0.249 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #40

The Killer Speaks (10:00) - A&E
1.158 million viewers, #26; 0.575 million adults 18-49 (0.45 rating), #24

Sirens (10:00) - USA
1.145 million viewers, #27; 0.683 million adults 18-49 (0.54 rating), #22

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
1.131 million viewers, #28; 0.383 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #30

The Challenge: Free Agents (10:00) - MTV
1.106 million viewers, #29; 0.872 million adults 18-49 (0.69 rating), #19

NBA Playoffs: Pacers at Hawks - NBA TV
1.071 million viewers, #30; 0.564 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #25

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding (9:00) - TLC
0.958 million viewers, #31; 0.510 million adults 18-49 (0.40 rating), #26

Alaska State Troopers (10:00) - NGC
0.826 million viewers, #32; 0.275 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #37

Dates from Hell (9:00) - ID
0.803 million viewers, #33; 0.264 million adults 18-49 (0.21 rating), #38

Mary Mary (9:00) - WE tv
0.802 million viewers, #34; 0.464 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #28

Blood Relatives (10:00) - ID
0.791 million viewers, #35; 0.323 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #32

Karma's a Bitch (8:00) - ID
0.779 million viewers, #36; 0.287 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #36

Chopped Canada (9:00) - Food
0.684 million viewers, #37; 0.296 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #34

Saint George (9:00) - FX
0.650 million viewers, #38; 0.302 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #33

Anger Management (9:30) - FX
0.565 million viewers, #39; 0.291 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #35

How It's Made (9:00)* - Science
0.465 million viewers, #40; 0.162 million adults 18-49 (0.13 rating), #41

Review (10:00)* - Comedy Central
0.438 million viewers, #41; 0.259 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #39

Live from E! (8:00)* - E!
0.252 million viewers, #42; 0.136 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #42

Family Brainsurge (8:00)* - Nicktoons
0.222 million viewers, #43; 0.025 million adults 18-49 (0.02 rating), #45

Portlandia (10:00)* - IFC
0.156 million viewers, #44; 0.058 million adults 18-49 (0.05 rating), #43

The Rickey Smiley Show (10:00)* - TV One
0.120 million viewers, #45; 0.055 million adults 18-49 (0.04 rating), #44

[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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