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Thursday Cable Ratings: College Football Wins Night + 'Pawn Stars', 'Project Runway', 'Hatfields & McCoys: White Lightning' & More

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August 30th, 2013

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College Football was Thursday's top rated cable original, with a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating for the 6PM game.  Pawn Stars came in second with a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating, down from last week's 1.6 adults 18-49 rating.

We only receive the top 100 cable shows for adults 25-54 for the whole day from our primary source. If you don't see your show it wasn't in that top 100 list.

The list below is long but you can use your browsers "find on page" feature (usually CTRL+F or CMD+F) to search - that's probably the easiest way to find Thursday night's episode of a specific show

Selected Thursday cable ratings: (all Live+Same Day ratings):

Show Net Time Viewership (million, Live+SD) Adults 18-49 rating (Live+SD)
Family Guy ADSM 11:00 PM 2.587 1.4
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L ESPN 5:55 PM 3.653 1.4
COLLEGE FTBL WTHR DELAY L ESPN 8:47 PM 3.145 1.3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L ESPN 9:15 PM 2.740 1.3
Big Bang Theory, THE TBSC 10:00 PM 2.899 1.2
Family Guy ADSM 11:30 PM 2.351 1.2
Big Bang Theory, THE TBSC 10:30 PM 2.924 1.2
Pawn Stars HIST 9:30 PM 4.174 1.1
Pawn Stars HIST 9:00 PM 3.953 1.1
American Dad ADSM 10:30 PM 2.105 1.0
Big Bang Theory, THE TBSC 9:30 PM 2.431 1.0
American Dad ADSM 10:00 PM 1.844 0.9
Big Bang Theory, THE TBSC 9:00 PM 2.135 0.8
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:01 AM 1.400 0.8
Project Runway LIF 9:00 PM 2.403 0.8
CHILDRENS HOSPITAL ADSM 12:00 AM 1.330 0.7
Family Guy TBSC 8:30 PM 1.387 0.7
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 10:00 PM 2.166 0.7
FRIENDS NAN 12:39 AM 1.208 0.7
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 1.089 0.7
FRIENDS NAN 11:33 PM 1.347 0.7
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 7:30 PM 1.511 0.6
FRIENDS NAN 12:06 AM 1.185 0.6
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 10:00 PM 1.342 0.6
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 9:30 PM 1.260 0.6
Family Guy TBSC 8:00 PM 1.085 0.6
HATFIELDS-MCCOY WHT LIGHT HIST 10:00 PM 1.629 0.6
Pawn Stars HIST 8:30 PM 2.451 0.6
PAWN STARS HIST 8:00 PM 2.224 0.6
FRIENDS NAN 11:00 PM 1.242 0.6
Ridiculousness SSN3B MTV 10:00 PM 1.148 0.6
HATFIELDS-MCCOY WHT LIGHT HIST 10:31 PM 1.378 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 9:00 PM 1.942 0.5
SpongeBob NICK 5:30 PM 2.586 0.5
SpongeBob NICK 4:00 PM 2.211 0.5
SpongeBob NICK 5:00 PM 2.380 0.5
Ridiculousness MTV 10:31 PM 0.975 0.5
Conan TBSC 11:00 PM 0.964 0.5
AFTER The First 48 AEN 9:00 PM 1.228 0.5
PANIC 9-1-1 AEN 10:00 PM 1.347 0.5
IMPACT WRESTLING SPIKE 8:59 PM 1.243 0.5
MINNIES BOW-TOONS DSNY 8:25 AM 1.716 0.5
SpongeBob NICK 6:30 PM 2.346 0.5
SpongeBob NICK 6:00 PM 2.371 0.5
PAWN STARS HIST 7:30 PM 1.726 0.5
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 10:31 PM 1.037 0.5
NFL PRESEASON NFLN 7:30 PM 1.255 0.5
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DSNY 8:00 AM 1.670 0.5
PAWN STARS HIST 1:01 AM 1.211 0.4
WILFRED FX 10:00 PM 0.835 0.4
PAWN STARS HIST 1:31 AM 1.118 0.4
JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND P DSNY 8:30 AM 1.653 0.4
BONES TNT 2:00 PM 1.243 0.4
BONES TNT 3:00 PM 1.483 0.4
NCIS USA 8:00 PM 2.366 0.4
BONES TNT 1:00 PM 1.115 0.4
Top Gear HIST 11:02 PM 0.977 0.4
Castle TNT 7:00 PM 1.794 0.4
DOC MCSTUFFINS DSNY 9:00 AM 1.557 0.4
PAWN STARS HIST 12:01 AM 1.072 0.4
PAWN STARS HIST 12:31 AM 1.081 0.4
NEVER LAND PIRATE SCHOOL DSNY 8:55 AM 1.566 0.4
SWINDLE NICK 7:00 PM 2.386 0.4
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DSNY 7:30 AM 1.613 0.4
AIRPLANE REPO DISC 10:00 PM 1.028 0.4
BIG BLOCK SINGSONG DSNY 7:55 AM 1.475 0.4
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN 5:00 PM 0.909 0.4
Covert Affairs USA 11:00 PM 1.213 0.4
KING OF QUEENS TVL 12:12 AM 0.910 0.4
Castle TNT 6:00 PM 1.465 0.4
Castle TNT 8:00 PM 1.798 0.4
SEINFELD TBSC 7:30 PM 0.856 0.4
The First 48 AEN 8:00 PM 1.014 0.4
NANNY NAN 10:30 PM 1.074 0.4
KING OF QUEENS TVL 12:48 AM 0.844 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 9:30 PM 1.376 0.4
KING OF QUEENS TVL 1:24 AM 0.783 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 10:30 PM 1.651 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 4:30 PM 0.736 0.3
PAWN STARS HIST 7:00 PM 1.217 0.3
SEINFELD TBSC 7:00 PM 0.729 0.3
PANIC 9-1-1 AEN 11:01 PM 0.974 0.3
NCIS USA 7:00 PM 1.969 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 1.540 0.3
Supernatural TNT 10:00 AM 0.675 0.3
Supernatural TNT 9:00 AM 0.692 0.3
KING OF QUEENS TVL 11:36 PM 0.888 0.3
Castle TNT 4:00 PM 1.235 0.3
NCIS USA 5:00 PM 1.436 0.3
CUTTHROAT KITCHEN FOOD 8:00 PM 0.875 0.3
CHARMED TNT 8:00 AM 0.721 0.3
SEINFELD TBSC 6:30 PM 0.589 0.3
MY NAME IS EARL TBSC 7:30 AM 0.799 0.3
NCIS USA 6:00 PM 1.533 0.3
KING OF QUEENS TBSC 6:00 PM 0.607 0.3
EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 11:00 PM 0.906 0.3
Castle TNT 5:00 PM 1.300 0.3
Hawaii Five-0 TNT 9:00 PM 1.531 0.3
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOXNC 8:00 PM 2.583 0.2
Hawaii Five-0 TNT 10:00 PM 1.428 0.2

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Check out past daily cable ratings posts here.

Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2013 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 

 
  • Survivor Fan

    Good for college football. I bet UGA/Clemson gets above a 3.5, perhaps above a 4 on Saturday.

  • John A

    Been a long time since Wilfred made the list.

  • Lakersupbyten

    Castle and Five 0 got the 3 demo together…:). Yea!!! Hopfully Five 0 reruns can go up to 4s pretty soon too!!! Bodes well for a good team!!!

  • Mickah

    Hmm what about the AMC shows like Owners Manual? I hope thats renewed for S2!

  • Tim

    @Lakersupbyten

    No really. Check again, Castle at 8 pm got a 0.4 demo and 1.7 million. The first episode of H50 folowing it, dropped in both, demo and total viewers. And the second episode of H50 dropped again in both demo and total viewers. So I don’t think it “Bodes well” for H50, that is still in the first airings. Castle has been aired over and over by TNT. Castle is stronger than H5o.
    I don’t see Castle and H50 as a good team. Castle is stronger and better than H50.

  • rob60990

    Hawaii 5-0 continues to do terrible considering what TnT paid for it.

  • yby

    TNT paid:

    $2.5 million per episode for The Mentalist
    $2.4 million per episode for Hawaii 5-0
    $1.5 million per episode for Castle

    I think they overpaid for The Mentalist and H50.

  • mars

    My boyfriend calls TNT the Castle channel given how often they play the episodes (because of ratings of course). Labor Day they are running a marathon. They either really overpaid for the Mentalist and H50 or really underpaid for Castle. When they buy Castle Seasons 5-7 in a few years, they’ll be paying then though.

  • SHERI

    5-0 will do just fine

    It’s only been 1 month and it premiered in the summer when all viewership is down. It’s a great show and it ill do fine !

  • Son of The Undertaker

    Good for Wilfred!!!!

  • Ser Tahu

    Does anyone have The White Queen’s numbers from a few days ago?

  • Kari

    Sherri, it is the opossite . These are the first airings for H50 on syndication so this should be the strongest numbers for the show. The more times a show is aired on syndication, the weaker the numbers are and the less cable will pay for the rights to air this show. That is why Castle is doing so well while H50 is not. TNT overpaid for a dud. $ 2.5 million per episode, LOL
    This looks bad for future syndications deal for H50. This is am awful remake that survived on Mondays on CBS for a couple of years thanks to the big lead in and the weak competiton, the moment that failed the show took the expected nose dive. See UTD , it is summer , weak lead in, and a 2.5 demo. No excuses.

  • Rono

    SyFy’s Paranormal Witness? Usualy pretty high but now nowhere to be found, that’s weird.

  • patty

    Hawaii Five O is NOT a dud!!!! Castle is a Dud!!! Just because the Castle fans are tasteless, rabid idiots doesn’t make that boring show, Castle any good. Hawaii Five O is the best show on tv. Anyone who doesn’t think Hawaii Five O is a good show or doesn’t watch it, is an idiot who is missing out on quality tv and has taste for crap!!!!

  • patty

    Castle at 5pm and Hawaii 50 at 9pm have the same 18-49 rating, but Hawaii 50 has far higher total viewership!!! Why is Castle then, listed higher than Hawaii 50? It is very obvious the idiotic tv media and stupid Castle cult are trying destroy a good show like Hawaii 50!!!!

  • CBSviewer

    @ yby

    I think they overpaid for The Mentalist and H50

    No.
    Hawaii Five-0 premiered with a 3.9 and was one of the youngest skewing Show on TV and got a syndication deal during its first season (Plus 5-0 is very expensive for CBS)
    The Mentalist was a pretty strong performer when it was on Tuesday (Season 1) and Thursday (Seasons 2-4).
    TNT probably sees a good oportunity to make money with this Shows.

  • Mike

    Well, the world must be full of idiots according to you Patty because noone is watching Hawaii 50. But advertisers pay for all 18-49 , idiots or not , so Castle wins !
    I agree with you , I think there is a National conspiracy against Hawaii 50, :)

  • Jordan

    Yes wilfred is back!

  • loveTV

    Patty
    did you eat a snake? lol
    Castle is not an amazing show but it is much better than h50, IMO h50 is a weak show, it has nothing interesting.

  • SHERI

    @ MIKE

    No one is watching 5-0?
    Let’s be honest okay? Millions of people watch and LOVE 5-0!

    Personally, I don’t like Castle. The difference is that there are 4-5 people who week after week feel they need to trash a show that other’s love (KARI is one of those!)

    5-0 will be just fine!

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