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[06/06/14 - 03:38 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Overshadow the Competition
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, june 5, 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:

NBA Finals, Game 1 (9:00) - ABC
14.846 million viewers, #1; 7.633 million adults 18-49 (6.01 rating), #1

Kia NBA Countdown (8:31) - ABC
5.539 million viewers, #2; 2.570 million adults 18-49 (2.02 rating), #2

Hell's Kitchen (8:00) - FOX
4.779 million viewers, #3; 2.130 million adults 18-49 (1.68 rating), #3

Last Comic Standing (10:00) - NBC
4.308 million viewers, #4; 1.760 million adults 18-49 (1.39 rating), #4

Hollywood Game Night (8:00) - NBC
4.018 million viewers, #5; 1.338 million adults 18-49 (1.05 rating), #6

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night (8:00) - ABC
3.877 million viewers, #6; 1.437 million adults 18-49 (1.13 rating), #5

Pawn Stars (9:30) - History
3.444 million viewers, #7; 1.054 million adults 18-49 (0.83 rating), #9

Pawn Stars (9:00) - History
3.188 million viewers, #8; 0.940 million adults 18-49 (0.74 rating), #11

Undateable (9:00) - NBC
2.995 million viewers, #9; 1.296 million adults 18-49 (1.02 rating), #7

Gang Related (9:00) - FOX
2.864 million viewers, #10; 1.038 million adults 18-49 (0.82 rating), #10

Undateable (9:30) - NBC
2.855 million viewers, #11; 1.291 million adults 18-49 (1.02 rating), #8

American Restoration (10:00) - History
2.500 million viewers, #12; 0.835 million adults 18-49 (0.66 rating), #12

American Restoration (10:30) - History
2.125 million viewers, #13; 0.661 million adults 18-49 (0.52 rating), #14

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.951 million viewers, #14; 0.465 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #17

Fixer Upper (9:00) - HGTV
1.901 million viewers, #15; 0.572 million adults 18-49 (0.45 rating), #16

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.875 million viewers, #16; 0.414 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #20

Instant Mom (8:00)* - Nickelodeon
1.278 million viewers, #17; 0.355 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #22

Life Below Zero (9:00) - NGC
1.275 million viewers, #18; 0.352 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #23

The Challenge: Free Agents (10:00) - MTV
1.056 million viewers, #19; 0.756 million adults 18-49 (0.60 rating), #13

Impact Wrestling (9:00) - Spike TV
0.993 million viewers, #20; 0.419 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #19

Blood Relatives (10:00) - ID
0.929 million viewers, #21; 0.376 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #21

Party Down South (10:00) - CMT
0.831 million viewers, #22; 0.642 million adults 18-49 (0.51 rating), #15

North Woods Law (9:00) - Animal Planet
0.808 million viewers, #23; 0.288 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #28

The Carbonaro Effect (10:00) - truTV
0.806 million viewers, #24; 0.454 million adults 18-49 (0.36 rating), #18

Chopped Canada (9:00) - Food
0.781 million viewers, #25; 0.305 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #25

Dates from Hell (9:00) - ID
0.760 million viewers, #26; 0.303 million adults 18-49 (0.24 rating), #26

The Savage Line (10:00) - NGC
0.748 million viewers, #27; 0.294 million adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), #27

LA Hair (9:00) - WE tv
0.671 million viewers, #28; 0.313 million adults 18-49 (0.25 rating), #24

The Sixties (9:00)* - CNN
0.648 million viewers, #29; 0.119 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #33

The American Bible Challenge (8:00)* - GSN
0.440 million viewers, #30; 0.105 million adults 18-49 (0.08 rating), #34

It Takes a Church (9:00)* - GSN
0.440 million viewers, #31; 0.105 million adults 18-49 (0.08 rating), #35

Greatest Mysteries (9:00)* - Travel
0.429 million viewers, #32; 0.142 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #30

Our America with Lisa Ling (10:00)* - OWN
0.354 million viewers, #33; 0.173 million adults 18-49 (0.14 rating), #29

How It's Made (9:00)* - Science
0.313 million viewers, #34; 0.138 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #31

How Do They Do It? (9:30)* - Science
0.313 million viewers, #35; 0.138 million adults 18-49 (0.11 rating), #32

The Rickey Smiley Show (10:00)* - TV One
0.149 million viewers, #36; 0.063 million adults 18-49 (0.05 rating), #38

Food Factory (9:00, 60 Minutes)* - Bio
0.143 million viewers, #37; 0.036 million adults 18-49 (0.03 rating), #39

Maron (10:00)* - IFC
0.120 million viewers, #38; 0.067 million adults 18-49 (0.05 rating), #36

Comedy Bang! Bang! (10:30)* - IFC
0.120 million viewers, #39; 0.067 million adults 18-49 (0.05 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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