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[06/10/14 - 11:39 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Take Top Spot from "Game of Thrones"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select final nielsen ratings
(national numbers for sunday, june 8, 2014)

Here are the highlights of 51 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast and cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

NBA Finals, Game 2 (8:00) - ABC
15.131 million viewers, #1; 7.565 million adults 18-49 (5.96 rating), #1

The 68th Annual Tony Awards (8:00) - CBS
7.046 million viewers, #2; 1.523 million adults 18-49 (1.20 rating), #5

Game of Thrones (9:00) - HBO
6.948 million viewers, #3; 4.663 million adults 18-49 (3.67 rating), #2

Miss USA 2014 (8:00) - NBC
5.559 million viewers, #4; 1.740 million adults 18-49 (1.37 rating), #3

Dateline NBC (7:00) - NBC
5.098 million viewers, #5; 1.130 million adults 18-49 (0.89 rating), #10

Kia NBA Countdown (7:31) - ABC
3.956 million viewers, #6; 1.711 million adults 18-49 (1.35 rating), #4

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night (7:00) - ABC
3.283 million viewers, #7; 1.362 million adults 18-49 (1.07 rating), #8

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (9:00) - FOX
3.087 million viewers, #8; 1.416 million adults 18-49 (1.12 rating), #7

Mountain Men (9:00) - History
3.020 million viewers, #9; 0.983 million adults 18-49 (0.77 rating), #12

Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kandi's Wedding (8:00) - Bravo
2.463 million viewers, #10; 1.318 million adults 18-49 (1.04 rating), #9

Keeping Up with the Kardashians (9:00) - E!
2.420 million viewers, #11; 1.422 million adults 18-49 (1.12 rating), #6

The Hunt (10:00) - History
1.881 million viewers, #12; 0.758 million adults 18-49 (0.60 rating), #15

Devious Maids (10:00) - Lifetime
1.822 million viewers, #13; 0.736 million adults 18-49 (0.58 rating), #16

Beachfront Bargain Hunt (8:30) - HGTV
1.807 million viewers, #14; 0.465 million adults 18-49 (0.37 rating), #30

Sunday Night Baseball (8:00) - ESPN
1.771 million viewers, #15; 0.441 million adults 18-49 (0.35 rating), #32

Married to Medicine (9:00) - Bravo
1.707 million viewers, #16; 1.000 million adults 18-49 (0.79 rating), #11

Brother vs. Brother (9:00) - HGTV
1.692 million viewers, #17; 0.497 million adults 18-49 (0.39 rating), #27

Food Network Star (9:00) - Food
1.670 million viewers, #18; 0.658 million adults 18-49 (0.52 rating), #17

Return to Amish (10:00) - TLC
1.658 million viewers, #19; 0.789 million adults 18-49 (0.62 rating), #14

House Hunters International (10:30) - HGTV
1.648 million viewers, #20; 0.501 million adults 18-49 (0.39 rating), #26

Beachfront Bargain Hunt (8:00) - HGTV
1.621 million viewers, #21; 0.455 million adults 18-49 (0.36 rating), #31

Sister Wives (9:00, 60 Minutes) - TLC
1.614 million viewers, #22; 0.798 million adults 18-49 (0.63 rating), #13

Turn (9:00) - AMC
1.609 million viewers, #23; 0.477 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #29

House Hunters (10:00) - HGTV
1.572 million viewers, #24; 0.483 million adults 18-49 (0.38 rating), #28

Drop Dead Diva (9:00) - Lifetime
1.499 million viewers, #25; 0.583 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #20

Halt & Catch Fire (10:00) - AMC
1.395 million viewers, #26; 0.419 million adults 18-49 (0.32 rating), #34

Finding Bigfoot (9:00, 90 Minutes) - Animal Planet
1.241 million viewers, #27; 0.586 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #19

Wicked Tuna (9:00) - NGC
1.214 million viewers, #28; 0.583 million adults 18-49 (0.46 rating), #21

Guy's Grocery Games (8:00) - Food
1.205 million viewers, #29; 0.516 million adults 18-49 (0.41 rating), #25

Signed, Sealed, Delivered (8:00)* - Hallmark
1.184 million viewers, #30; 0.231 million adults 18-49 (0.18 rating), #43

The Big Tip (10:00) - Food
1.112 million viewers, #31; 0.415 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #35

Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall (10:00) - ID
1.053 million viewers, #32; 0.353 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #39

The Big Tip (10:30) - Food
1.031 million viewers, #33; 0.358 million adults 18-49 (0.28 rating), #38

Call of the Wildman (10:30) - Animal Planet
1.027 million viewers, #34; 0.522 million adults 18-49 (0.41 rating), #24

Enlisted (7:00) - FOX
1.002 million viewers, #35; 0.546 million adults 18-49 (0.43 rating), #23

Veep (10:00) - HBO
0.945 million viewers, #36; 0.610 million adults 18-49 (0.48 rating), #18

Escape Club (10:00) - E!
0.934 million viewers, #37; 0.554 million adults 18-49 (0.44 rating), #22

Penny Dreadful (10:00) - Showtime
0.797 million viewers, #38; 0.379 million adults 18-49 (0.30 rating), #36

Last Seen Alive (9:00)* - ID
0.776 million viewers, #39; 0.276 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #41

Reel Talk Live (10:00) - NGC
0.717 million viewers, #40; 0.371 million adults 18-49 (0.29 rating), #37

Veep (10:30) - HBO
0.664 million viewers, #41; 0.424 million adults 18-49 (0.33 rating), #33

Snapped: Killer Couples (9:00)* - Oxygen
0.522 million viewers, #42; 0.246 million adults 18-49 (0.19 rating), #42

Hungry Investors (9:00)* - Spike TV
0.518 million viewers, #43; 0.282 million adults 18-49 (0.22 rating), #40

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (9:00)* - OWN
0.473 million viewers, #44; 0.123 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #49

Oprah's Master Class (10:00)* - OWN
0.473 million viewers, #45; 0.123 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #50

Hotel Secrets & Legends (10:00)* - Travel
0.453 million viewers, #46; 0.149 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #44

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (9:00)* - CNN
0.374 million viewers, #47; 0.132 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #47

Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man (10:00)* - CNN
0.374 million viewers, #48; 0.132 million adults 18-49 (0.10 rating), #48

Nurse Jackie (9:00)* - Showtime
0.369 million viewers, #49; 0.148 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #45

Californication (9:30)* - Showtime
0.369 million viewers, #50; 0.148 million adults 18-49 (0.12 rating), #46

Salem (10:00)* - WGN
0.305 million viewers, #51; 0.118 million adults 18-49 (0.09 rating), #51

[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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