or


[05/16/14 - 02:18 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Theory" Goes Out with a Bang for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, may 15, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 42 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
16.729 million viewers, #1; 6.245 million adults 18-49 (4.92 rating), #1

The Millers (8:30) - CBS
9.782 million viewers, #2; 2.954 million adults 18-49 (2.33 rating), #4

Grey's Anatomy (9:00) - ABC
8.915 million viewers, #3; 3.265 million adults 18-49 (2.57 rating), #3

American Idol (9:00, 60 Minutes) - FOX
8.671 million viewers, #4; 2.603 million adults 18-49 (2.05 rating), #6

Elementary (10:00) - CBS
7.368 million viewers, #5; 1.787 million adults 18-49 (1.41 rating), #8

NBA Playoffs: Thunder at Clippers - ESPN
6.401 million viewers, #6; 3.568 million adults 18-49 (2.81 rating), #2

Bad Teacher (9:30) - CBS
5.484 million viewers, #7; 1.757 million adults 18-49 (1.38 rating), #9

NBA Playoffs: Pacers at Wizards - ESPN
5.314 million viewers, #8; 2.660 million adults 18-49 (2.10 rating), #5

Hell's Kitchen (8:00) - FOX
4.864 million viewers, #9; 2.170 million adults 18-49 (1.71 rating), #7

Black Box (10:00) - ABC
4.312 million viewers, #10; 1.451 million adults 18-49 (1.14 rating), #10

Hollywood Game Night (8:00) - NBC
3.722 million viewers, #11; 1.378 million adults 18-49 (1.09 rating), #11

Pawn Stars (9:30) - History
3.401 million viewers, #12; 1.113 million adults 18-49 (0.88 rating), #13

Rosemary's Baby, Part 2 (9:00) - NBC
3.257 million viewers, #13; 1.214 million adults 18-49 (0.96 rating), #12

Pawn Stars (9:00) - History
3.155 million viewers, #14; 1.068 million adults 18-49 (0.84 rating), #14

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.638 million viewers, #15; 0.448 million adults 18-49 (0.35 rating), #27

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.632 million viewers, #16; 0.496 million adults 18-49 (0.39 rating), #25

The Vampire Diaries (8:00) - CW
1.605 million viewers, #17; 1.033 million adults 18-49 (0.81 rating), #15

Life Below Zero (9:00) - NGC
1.493 million viewers, #18; 0.486 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #26

NBA Pre-Game - ESPN
1.308 million viewers, #19; 0.681 million adults 18-49 (0.54 rating), #17

After the First 48 (9:00) - A&E
1.264 million viewers, #20; 0.670 million adults 18-49 (0.53 rating), #18

Reign (9:00) - CW
1.238 million viewers, #21; 0.569 million adults 18-49 (0.45 rating), #22

The Carbonaro Effect (10:00) - truTV
1.198 million viewers, #22; 0.631 million adults 18-49 (0.50 rating), #21

The Killer Speaks (10:00) - A&E
1.117 million viewers, #23; 0.649 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #20

Impractical Jokers (9:30) - truTV
1.100 million viewers, #24; 0.669 million adults 18-49 (0.53 rating), #19

The Challenge: Free Agents (10:00) - MTV
1.073 million viewers, #25; 0.889 million adults 18-49 (0.70 rating), #16

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
1.053 million viewers, #26; 0.436 million adults 18-49 (0.34 rating), #28

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding (9:00) - TLC
1.052 million viewers, #27; 0.556 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #24

The Carbonaro Effect (10:30) - truTV
1.027 million viewers, #28; 0.566 million adults 18-49 (0.45 rating), #23

Chopped Canada (9:00) - Food
0.915 million viewers, #29; 0.430 million adults 18-49 (0.34 rating), #29

Blood Relatives (10:00) - ID
0.861 million viewers, #30; 0.290 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #33

Anger Management (9:30) - FX
0.721 million viewers, #31; 0.365 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #31

Food Court Wars (10:00) - Food
0.709 million viewers, #32; 0.346 million adults 18-49 (0.27 rating), #32

Karma's a Bitch (8:00)* - ID
0.692 million viewers, #33; 0.254 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #34

Dates from Hell (9:00)* - ID
0.692 million viewers, #34; 0.254 million adults 18-49 (0.20 rating), #35

Mary Mary (9:00) - WE tv
0.681 million viewers, #35; 0.390 million adults 18-49 (0.31 rating), #30

Secret Societies of Hollywood (8:00)* - E!
0.395 million viewers, #36; 0.201 million adults 18-49 (0.16 rating), #36

Mysteries at the Museum (9:00)* - Travel
0.365 million viewers, #37; 0.140 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #39

How It's Made (9:00)* - Science
0.324 million viewers, #38; 0.145 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #37

How Do They Do It? (9:30)* - Science
0.324 million viewers, #39; 0.145 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #38

Maron (10:00)* - IFC
0.207 million viewers, #40; 0.097 million adults 18-49 (0.08 rating), #40

Comedy Bang! Bang! (10:30)* - IFC
0.207 million viewers, #41; 0.097 million adults 18-49 (0.08 rating), #41

The Rickey Smiley Show (10:00)* - TV One
0.133 million viewers, #42; 0.059 million adults 18-49 (0.05 rating), #42

[EDITOR'S NOTE: * denotes individual program numbers were not available so the network's primetime average is listed]

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [may 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/22/15 - 10:25 AM]
E! Delivers Ratings Highs Led by "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce" Special and Season Finale of "The Royals"
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:32 AM]
"500 Questions" Earns ABC's Best Summer Rating in its Slot Since August 2013
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Mad Men" Finale Is Series' Highest-Rated Episode Ever Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:21 AM]
NBC's "Red Nose Day" Was No. 1 Among the Big 4 Networks in the 10 p.m. Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 07:01 AM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 Delivers 47 Percent Ratings Increase from Last Time on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/21/15 - 03:43 PM]
Updated: ABC's 2014-15 Primetime Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 02:26 PM]
Update: NBC Wins the 2014-15 Primetime Season in Adults 18-49, Claims Its Second Consecutive September-to-May Crown
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 02:09 PM]
Final: ABC's 2015 May Sweep Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[05/21/15 - 10:58 AM]
The Final Broadcast of the "Late Show with David Letterman" Delivers 13.76 Million Viewers - Its Largest Audience Since 1994
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:57 AM]
"Mysteries of Laura" Captures Its Top Results Since February 25
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "500 Questions" Opens Solidly Against CBS' "Survivor" Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Finale Tops Viewers, Demos for CBS
The Eye closes the May sweeps period on top in both categories.

[05/20/15 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Is the Most-Watched TV Net on the Final Tuesday of the Season as the "Dancing with the Stars" Finale Ranks as the Night's Top Show
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 19.

[05/20/15 - 08:35 AM]
"The Voice" Jumps 33% Week to Week and Beats NBC's Season Average in the Slot by 65%
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 19.

[05/20/15 - 08:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Wraps Season on Top in Demos for NBC
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.