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[05/05/14 - 02:47 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Blue Bloods," "Shark Tank" Keep Top Spots
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for friday, may 2, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 38 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Blue Bloods (10:00) - CBS
11.589 million viewers, #1; 1.891 million adults 18-49 (1.49 rating), #5

Hawaii Five-0 (9:00) - CBS
8.773 million viewers, #2; 1.541 million adults 18-49 (1.21 rating), #8

Shark Tank (9:00) - ABC
8.327 million viewers, #3; 2.866 million adults 18-49 (2.26 rating), #1

Unforgettable (8:00) - CBS
7.589 million viewers, #4; 1.328 million adults 18-49 (1.05 rating), #10

20/20 (10:00) - ABC
7.133 million viewers, #5; 2.218 million adults 18-49 (1.75 rating), #3

Shark Tank: Swimming with Sharks (8:00) - ABC
6.016 million viewers, #6; 1.904 million adults 18-49 (1.50 rating), #4

Dateline NBC (8:00) - NBC
5.964 million viewers, #7; 1.374 million adults 18-49 (1.08 rating), #9

Grimm (9:00) - NBC
4.925 million viewers, #8; 1.619 million adults 18-49 (1.27 rating), #7

NBA Playoffs: Rockets at Trail Blazers - ESPN
4.253 million viewers, #9; 2.507 million adults 18-49 (1.97 rating), #2

NBA Playoffs: Spurs at Mavericks - ESPN
3.283 million viewers, #10; 1.665 million adults 18-49 (1.31 rating), #6

Kitchen Nightmares (9:00) - FOX
2.562 million viewers, #11; 1.068 million adults 18-49 (0.84 rating), #13

Kitchen Nightmares (8:00) - FOX
2.434 million viewers, #12; 1.102 million adults 18-49 (0.87 rating), #12

Hannibal (10:00) - NBC
2.283 million viewers, #13; 1.166 million adults 18-49 (0.92 rating), #11

WWE Smackdown (8:00) - Syfy
2.271 million viewers, #14; 0.808 million adults 18-49 (0.64 rating), #16

NHL Playoffs: Wild at Blackhawks - NBCSN
1.951 million viewers, #15; 0.987 million adults 18-49 (0.78 rating), #14

NHL Playoffs: Rangers at Penguins - NBCSN
1.520 million viewers, #16; 0.741 million adults 18-49 (0.58 rating), #17

Sons of Guns (9:00) - Discovery
1.355 million viewers, #17; 0.814 million adults 18-49 (0.64 rating), #15

Real Time with Bill Maher (10:00) - HBO
1.200 million viewers, #18; 0.461 million adults 18-49 (0.36 rating), #20

NBA Playoffs: Raptors at Nets - ESPN2
1.193 million viewers, #19; 0.653 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #18

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (8:00) - CW
1.165 million viewers, #20; 0.533 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #19

I Found the Gown (10:00) - TLC
1.081 million viewers, #21; 0.417 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #22

Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best (9:30) - TLC
1.062 million viewers, #22; 0.350 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #26

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (10:00, 60 Minutes) - Food
1.032 million viewers, #23; 0.438 million adults 18-49 (0.34 rating), #21

I Found the Gown (10:30) - TLC
1.027 million viewers, #24; 0.370 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #24

Nightmare Next Door (10:00) - ID
1.005 million viewers, #25; 0.254 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #32

Say Yes to the Dress (9:00) - TLC
0.994 million viewers, #26; 0.321 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #27

NBA Pre-Game - ESPN
0.828 million viewers, #27; 0.409 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #23

Continuum (10:00) - Syfy
0.762 million viewers, #28; 0.302 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #29

Bellator MMA Live (9:00) - Spike TV
0.701 million viewers, #29; 0.362 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #25

Hart of Dixie (9:00) - CW
0.663 million viewers, #30; 0.271 million adults 18-49 (0.21 rating), #30

Fashion Police (9:00) - E!
0.621 million viewers, #31; 0.269 million adults 18-49 (0.21 rating), #31

Tanked (10:00)* - Animal Planet
0.594 million viewers, #32; 0.206 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #33

Marriage Boot Camp (9:00) - WE tv
0.513 million viewers, #33; 0.308 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #28

Relative Insanity (10:00)* - Lifetime
0.391 million viewers, #34; 0.192 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #35

Mountain Monsters (10:00)* - DA
0.366 million viewers, #35; 0.193 million adults 18-49 (0.15 rating), #34

Diggers (9:00)* - NGC
0.286 million viewers, #36; 0.128 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #36

Showdown of the Unbeatables (10:00)* - NGC
0.286 million viewers, #37; 0.128 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #37

Family Brainsurge (8:00)* - Nicktoons
0.268 million viewers, #38; 0.043 million adults 18-49 (0.03 rating), #38

[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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