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[05/12/14 - 02:45 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN, NBA Playoffs Top Demos
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for friday, may 9, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 35 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Blue Bloods (10:00) - CBS
11.784 million viewers, #1; 1.767 million adults 18-49 (1.39 rating), #4

Hawaii Five-0 (9:00) - CBS
9.212 million viewers, #2; 1.647 million adults 18-49 (1.30 rating), #5

Shark Tank (9:00) - ABC
7.398 million viewers, #3; 2.443 million adults 18-49 (1.92 rating), #2

Unforgettable (8:00) - CBS
7.262 million viewers, #4; 1.036 million adults 18-49 (0.82 rating), #10

20/20 (10:00) - ABC
6.311 million viewers, #5; 1.995 million adults 18-49 (1.57 rating), #3

Dateline NBC (8:00) - NBC
5.579 million viewers, #6; 1.510 million adults 18-49 (1.19 rating), #8

NBA Playoffs: Thunder at Clippers - ESPN
4.906 million viewers, #7; 2.609 million adults 18-49 (2.06 rating), #1

Grimm (9:00) - NBC
4.781 million viewers, #8; 1.588 million adults 18-49 (1.25 rating), #6

NBA Playoffs: Pacers at Wizards - ESPN
3.228 million viewers, #9; 1.569 million adults 18-49 (1.24 rating), #7

NFL Draft: Rounds 2-3 in New York (8:00) - ESPN2
2.693 million viewers, #10; 1.417 million adults 18-49 (1.12 rating), #9

WWE Smackdown (8:00) - Syfy
2.276 million viewers, #11; 0.845 million adults 18-49 (0.67 rating), #13

Hannibal (10:00) - NBC
1.946 million viewers, #12; 0.933 million adults 18-49 (0.74 rating), #11

NHL Playoffs: Blackhawks at Wild - NBCSN
1.740 million viewers, #13; 0.908 million adults 18-49 (0.72 rating), #12

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (8:00) - CW
1.447 million viewers, #14; 0.684 million adults 18-49 (0.54 rating), #15

NHL Playoffs: Rangers at Penguins - NBCSN
1.239 million viewers, #15; 0.562 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #16

NFL Draft: Rounds 2-3 in New York (7:00) - NFLN
1.191 million viewers, #16; 0.699 million adults 18-49 (0.55 rating), #14

Say Yes to the Dress (9:00) - TLC
1.127 million viewers, #17; 0.348 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #23

Sons of Guns (9:00) - Discovery
1.060 million viewers, #18; 0.530 million adults 18-49 (0.42 rating), #17

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (10:00) - Food
1.051 million viewers, #19; 0.415 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #18

I Found the Gown (10:00) - TLC
1.043 million viewers, #20; 0.367 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #22

Real Time with Bill Maher (10:00) - HBO
1.038 million viewers, #21; 0.320 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #27

I Found the Gown (10:30) - TLC
1.035 million viewers, #22; 0.335 million adults 18-49 (0.26 rating), #24

Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best (9:30) - TLC
0.969 million viewers, #23; 0.322 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #26

Nightmare Next Door (10:00) - ID
0.879 million viewers, #24; 0.322 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #25

Hart of Dixie (9:00) - CW
0.756 million viewers, #25; 0.394 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #21

Fashion Police (9:00) - E!
0.689 million viewers, #26; 0.275 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #29

Continuum (10:00) - Syfy
0.624 million viewers, #27; 0.251 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #31

Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Sneak (10:30) - WE tv
0.621 million viewers, #28; 0.414 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #19

Marriage Boot Camp (9:00, 90 Minutes) - WE tv
0.621 million viewers, #29; 0.409 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #20

Tanked (10:00) - Animal Planet
0.549 million viewers, #30; 0.303 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #28

Bellator MMA Live (9:00) - Spike TV
0.511 million viewers, #31; 0.256 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #30

Diggers (9:00)* - NGC
0.321 million viewers, #32; 0.094 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #32

Showdown of the Unbeatables (10:00)* - NGC
0.321 million viewers, #33; 0.094 million adults 18-49 (0.07 rating), #33

Mountain Monsters (10:00)* - DA
0.180 million viewers, #34; 0.066 million adults 18-49 (0.05 rating), #34

Family Brainsurge (8:00)* - Nicktoons
0.174 million viewers, #35; 0.039 million adults 18-49 (0.03 rating), #35

[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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