Friday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Rule Night + ‘SportsCenter’, ‘Sons of Guns’, ‘Friday Night SmackDown’ & More

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The NBA Playoffs  were Friday’s highest rated cable program with a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating at 10PM, and a 1.5 adults 18-49 at 7PM. Sons of Guns was the night’s top-rated non-NBA program with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating, down from last week’s 0.8 adults 18-49 rating.

 

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Cable Ratings Friday, May 3, 2013

Show Net Time Viewership (million, Live+SD) Adults 18-49 rating (Live+SD)
NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD     L ESPN 9:56 PM 4.04 1.8
NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD     L ESPN 7:00 PM 3.55 1.5
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:27 AM 2.58 1.1
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:30 PM 2.30 0.9
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:00 PM 2.48 0.9
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:30 PM 2.23 0.8
SONS OF GUNS DISC 9:00 PM 1.59 0.7
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 1.48 0.7
ROBOT CHICKEN ADSM 12:00 AM 1.65 0.7
NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD     L ESPN2 9:38 PM 1.55 0.7
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 7:00 PM 1.50 0.6
ROBOT CHICKEN ADSM 12:15 AM 1.57 0.6
WWE FRI NIGHT SMACKDOWN SYFY 8:00 PM 2.47 0.6
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:00 PM 1.69 0.6
FRIENDS NAN 12:05 AM 1.36 0.6
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADSM 12:30 AM 1.35 0.6
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 1.06 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 10:00 PM 1.61 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 2:00 AM 1.32 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 8:00 AM 1.75 0.5
FRIENDS NAN 11:32 PM 1.32 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 7:30 AM 1.81 0.5
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 10:00 PM 1.24 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADSM 12:45 AM 1.31 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 9:00 PM 1.94 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADSM 1:00 AM 1.26 0.5
JESSIE DSNY 8:30 PM 3.08 0.5
FRIENDS NAN 12:39 AM 1.16 0.5
TEAM UMIZOOMI NICK 9:00 AM 1.42 0.5
FULL HOUSE NAN 6:00 AM 1.07 0.5
DORA THE EXPLORER NICK 10:00 AM 1.33 0.5
STORAGE WARS AEN 10:00 PM 1.45 0.5
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 2:18 AM 1.06 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 8:00 PM 1.76 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 1:46 AM 1.04 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 1:13 AM 1.07 0.4
JESSIE DSNY 9:00 PM 2.94 0.4
YES DEAR NAN 4:59 AM 0.94 0.4
FULL HOUSE NAN 5:30 AM 1.00 0.4
STORAGE WARS AEN 10:30 PM 1.55 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 7:00 PM 1.42 0.4
WILD WEST ALASKA DISC 10:00 PM 1.03 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 11:00 PM 1.12 0.4
JESSIE DSNY 8:00 PM 2.32 0.4
AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 10:00 PM 1.57 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:00 PM 1.90 0.4
NBA PLAYOFFS REPEAT ESPN 3:00 AM 0.61 0.4
STORAGE WARS AEN 12:01 AM 1.13 0.4
AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 8:00 PM 1.69 0.4
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 0.78 0.4
STORAGE WARS AEN 12:31 AM 1.00 0.4
AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 11:02 PM 1.28 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 6:00 PM 1.26 0.3
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBOM 10:01 PM 1.01 0.3
MYSTERY DINERS FOOD 10:00 PM 1.06 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 5:30 PM 2.18 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 10:30 PM 1.41 0.3
AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 12:01 AM 1.10 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 11:31 PM 1.17 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 9:30 PM 1.21 0.3
AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 9:00 PM 1.63 0.3
I FOUND THE GOWN TLC 10:00 PM 1.08 0.3
FLEA MARKET FLIP HGTV 9:00 PM 1.37 0.3
DEAD FILES TRAV 10:00 PM 0.84 0.3
CSI USA 1:01 AM 1.05 0.3
MERLIN SYFY 10:00 PM 1.35 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 11:01 PM 1.15 0.3
BIG SCREEN MOVIE FAM 8:30 PM 0.77 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 8:30 PM 1.07 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 9:00 PM 1.11 0.3
AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 7:00 PM 1.12 0.3
I FOUND THE GOWN TLC 10:30 PM 0.99 0.3
AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 1:01 AM 0.84 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 1:01 AM 0.98 0.3
TANKED APL 9:00 PM 0.85 0.3
SONS OF GUNS DISC 8:00 PM 0.72 0.3
SEINFELD TBSC 7:00 PM 0.85 0.3
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TNT 8:00 PM 0.86 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 5:00 PM 1.09 0.3
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TNT 10:30 PM 0.86 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS WHERE NOW HGTV 10:00 PM 1.24 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 1:31 AM 0.88 0.3
SEINFELD TBSC 7:30 PM 0.79 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 11:00 PM 1.25 0.3
CSI USA 12:01 AM 0.96 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 9:00 PM 0.86 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 2:01 AM 0.77 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 8:30 PM 0.80 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 11:30 PM 1.16 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 8:00 PM 0.88 0.3
STORAGE WARS AEN 2:31 AM 0.74 0.3
SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATL TLC 9:00 PM 0.95 0.3
EVENING EXPRESS HLN 6:00 PM 1.46 0.3
SWAMPD! APL 8:30 PM 0.87 0.3
SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATL TLC 9:30 PM 1.00 0.2
CHARMED TNT 8:00 AM 0.71 0.2
MOVIE, USA USA 2:01 AM 0.77 0.2
DATES FROM HELL ID 1:30 AM 0.76 0.2
MY NAME IS EARL TBSC 7:30 AM 0.66 0.2
CSI USA 12:00 PM 0.86 0.2

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