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Primetime Cable Ratings: April 28, 2016

The regular season is still over four months away, but the NFL was #1 on Thursday night, with its annual college draft. Cover by by both ESPN and the NFL Network, a total of 8.3 million viewers tuned into the first round selections of each team. ESPN, alone, hauled in 6.3 million viewers and a strong 2.7 rating in Adults 18-49 and a solid 3.8 rating in Men 18-49. As good as those numbers are, they are down from last year. ESPN dropped 700,000 viewers and two tents of a point in the A18-49 demo. Some of that was made up by the NFL Network, which added 200k in total viewership.

Sticking with sports, the lone NBA Playoff game of the night, on TNT, collected 1.9 million viewers and ranked 6th on the night. over on NBC Sports Network, the NHL Playoff game of Pittsburg and Washington drew a relatively solid 1.5 million viewers.

Rank Show Net Time Viewers* A18-49
10 60 Days In A&E 10:00 PM 1,599 0.8
24 Bob's Burgers ADSM 9:00 PM 1,175 0.5
23 The Cleveland Show ADSM 9:30 PM 1,189 0.5
19 American Dad ADSM 10:00 PM 1,413 0.6
12 American Dad ADSM 10:30 PM 1,545 0.7
1 NFL Draft: Day 1 ESPN 8:00 PM 6,289 2.7
28 CHOPPED FOOD 9:00 PM 1,017 0.3
30 Beat Bobby Flay FOOD 10:00 PM 1,004 0.3
2 The O'Reilly Factor FOXN 8:00 PM 2,989 0.2
3 The Kelly File FOXN 9:00 PM 2,381 0.2
7 HANNITY FOXN 10:00 PM 1,935 0.2
21 Flip or Flop HGTV 8:00 PM 1,249 0.3
17 Flip or Flop HGTV 8:30 PM 1,448 0.4
15 Flip or Flop HGTV 9:00 PM 1,477 0.4
18 Flip or Flop HGTV 9:30 PM 1,432 0.3
8 House Hunters HGTV 10:00 PM 1,680 0.3
11 House Hunters INTL HGTV 10:30 PM 1,562 0.3
14 ALONE HIST 9:00 PM 1,507 0.5
16 Project Runway All-Stars LIFE 9:00 PM 1,463 0.4
26 Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 9:00 PM 1,094 0.2
13 NHL Playoffs: PIT v WAS NBCSN 8:01 PM 1,520 0.6
5 NFL Draft: Day 1 NFL 8:00 PM 2,039 0.9
20 Life Below Zero NGC 9:00 PM 1,382 0.2
22 The Big Bang Theory TBS 9:00 PM 1,243 0.5
9 The Big Bang Theory TBS 9:30 PM 1,626 0.6
27 2 Broke Girls TBS 10:00 PM 1,033 0.4
29 NBA Pre-game TNT 8:00 PM 1,013 0.3
6 NBA Playoffs: ATL v BOS TNT 8:09 PM 1,944 0.7
25 Inside the NBA Playoffs TNT 10:49 PM 1,144 0.5
4 WWE Smackdown USA 8:00 PM 2,109 0.6
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