U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Dec. 11

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 12/05/2011 through 12/11/2011. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                           NET  RATING
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   1   NFL REGULAR SEASON      L (CHARGERS/JAGU  ESPN    6.1
   2   NFL REGULAR SEASON GAME(2011 - CLE VS. P  NFLN    4.0
   3   CLOSER, THE (712 YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO R  TNT     3.3
   4   PAWN STARS                                HIST    3.0
   5   STORAGE WARS                              AEN     2.9
   6   HEISMAN TROPHY     L (2011 HEISMAN TROPH  ESPN    2.9
   7   PAWN STARS                                HIST    2.7
   8   TEEN MOM II SSN 2                         MTV     2.7
   9   AMERICAN CHOPPER(S) (AMERICAN CHOPPER LI  DISC    2.7
  10   GOLD RUSH (GOLD AT LAST)                  DISC    2.7
  11   NCIS                                      USA     2.6
  12   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.6
  13   RIZZOLI & ISLES (212 HE AINT HEAVY, HES   TNT     2.6
  14   SPONGEBOB                                 NICK    2.6
  15   SONS OF ANARCHY(TO BE - PART 2)            FX     2.5
  16   STORAGE WARS TEXAS(TEXAS SOLD EM 11)      AEN     2.5
  17   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.5
  18   SPONGEBOB                                 NICK    2.4
  19   SPONGEBOB                                 NICK    2.4
  20   SPONGEBOB                                 NICK    2.3
  21   JESSIE (CHRISTMAS STORY)                  DSNY    2.3
  22   SPONGEBOB                                 NICK    2.3
  23   AMERICAN PICKERS (NOT SO CHEAP THRILLS)   HIST    2.3
  24   SPONGEBOB                                 NICK    2.3
  25   NCIS                                      USA     2.3
  26   REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA (406 THREE WIGS   BRVO    2.3
  27   COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L(KENTUCKY/INDIA  ESPN    2.3
  28   SPONGEBOB                                 NICK    2.2
  29   NCIS                                      USA     2.2
  30   NCIS                                      USA     2.2
  31   NCIS                                      USA     2.2
  32   COVERT AFFAIRS (216 LETTER NEVER SENT)    USA     2.2
  33   GLC, ITS CHRISTMAS!                       DSNY    2.2
  34   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.2
  35   LAW & ORDER: SVU                          USA     2.2
  36   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.2
  37   FAMILY GUY                                ADSM    2.2
  38   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.2
  39   SHAKE IT UP(JINGLE IT UP)                 DSNY    2.2
  40   NCIS                                      USA     2.1

Each ratings point equals 1.147 million homes.

Figures include live viewing and same day digital-video recorder
playback.

Source: Nielsen

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