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Friday Cable Ratings: 'Gold Rush: Alaska,' & NBA Lead Night +'Smackdown,' 'Spartacus,' 'Victorious,' 'Merlin' & More

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January 24th, 2011

'Gold Rush: Alaska' and a late NBA Game on ESPN topped Friday night cable with a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.    'Gold Rush' was down from last week's 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.

In kids' programming  Disney's 'Wizards of Waverly Place' edged out Nickelodeon's 'Victorious'

'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' premiered better than 'Blood and Sand'  last year, though was down from 'Blood and Sand's' finale.  'Merlin' had a few more viewers than 'Gods of the Arena' but trailed it with adults 18-49 (0.4 rating vs. 0.5 for 'Gods of the Arena'), but Merlin was stable vs. last week.

Those results and more via Travis Yanan: (all Live+Same Day ratings):

Flying Wild Alaska (DISC)
- 2.431 million viewers
- 1.5/3 HH
- 0.7/2 A18-49

Gold Rush: Alaska (DISC, 10pm)
- 3.299 million viewers
- 2.1/4 HH
- 1.1/4 A18-49

Wizards of Waverly Place (DISN)
- 3.412 million viewers
- 2.0/4 HH
- 0.6/2 A18-49
- 2.8/12 T12-17
- 4.3/15 K2-11

The Soup (E!)
- 1.081 million viewers
- 0.7/1 HH
- 0.6/2 A18-49

Fashion Police Weekly (E!)
- 0.692 million viewers
- 0.5/1 HH
- 0.3/1 A18-49

NBA Game (ESPN, 8:06pm, 152 minutes)
- 1.844 million viewers
- 1.2/2 HH
- 0.8/3 A18-49

NBA Game (ESPN, 10:38pm, 143 minutes)
- 2.369 million viewers
- 1.5/3 HH
- 1.1/4 A18-49

The Ricky Gervais Show (HBO, 9pm, 24 minutes)
- 0.209 million viewers
- 0.1/0 HH
- 0.1/0 A18-49

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO, 10:01pm, 56 minutes)
- 1.109 million viewers
- 0.7/1 HH
- 0.3/1 A18-49

Victorious (NICK, 8:30pm)
- 3.285 million viewers
- 1.9/3 HH
- 0.5/2 A18-49
- 2.8/11 T12-17
- 4.2/14 K2-11

Supah Ninjas (NICK)
- 2.561 million viewers
- 1.4/2 HH
- 0.4/1 A18-49
- 1.8/7 T12-17
- 3.7/13 K2-11

1000 Ways to Die (SPIKE, 10pm)
- 1.254 million viewers
- 0.7/1 HH
- 0.5/2 A18-49

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (STARZ, 10:01pm, 57 minutes)
- 1.097 million viewers
- 0.7/1 HH
- 0.5/1 A18-49

WWE Smackdown (SYFY, 120 minutes)
- 3.295 million viewers
- 1.8/3 HH
- 1.0/3 A18-49

Merlin (SYFY)
- 1.557 million viewers
- 0.9/2 HH
- 0.4/1 A18-49

Say Yes to the Dress (TLC, 9pm)
- 1.453 million viewers
- 1.0/2 HH
- 0.6/2 A18-49

Say Yes to the Dress (TLC, 9:30pm)
- 1.585 million viewers
- 1.1/2 HH
- 0.6/2 A18-49

Four Weddings (TLC)
- 1.122 million viewers
- 0.8/1 HH
- 0.4/1 A18-49

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TOON)
- 2.210 million viewers
- 1.2/2 HH
- 0.5/2 A18-49
- 1.6/7 T12-17
- 2.3/8 K2-11

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