U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Sept. 2

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 08/27/2012 through 09/02/2012. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                           NET  RATING
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   1   AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC                FOXNC    5.3
   2   AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC                FOXNC    4.8
   3   AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC                FOXNC    4.4
   4   AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC                FOXNC    4.2
   5   AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC                FOXNC    4.0
   6   MAJOR CRIMES (103 MEDICAL CAUSES)         TNT     3.7
   7   AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC                FOXNC    3.7
   8   HANNITY                                  FOXNC    3.7
   9   HANNITY                                  FOXNC    3.4
  10   NASCAR SPRINT CUP       L (ATLANTA)       ESPN    3.4
  11   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    3.2
  12   AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC                FOXNC    3.2
  13   PAWN STARS                                HIST    3.1
  14   PAWN STARS                                HIST    3.0
  15   HANNITY                                  FOXNC    3.0
  16   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.9
  17   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.8
  18   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.8
  19   AMERICAN PICKERS                          HIST    2.7
  20   PERCEPTION (106 NEMESIS)                  TNT     2.7
  21   COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L (BOISE ST/MICH  ESPN    2.7
  22   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.6
  23   COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L (SOUTH CAROLIN  ESPN    2.6
  24   ROYAL PAINS (411 DANCING WITH THE DEVIL)  USA     2.5
  25   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.5
  26   STORAGE WARS                              AEN     2.5
  27   STORAGE WARS                              AEN     2.4
  28   COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L (OHIO/PENN ST)  ESPN    2.4
  29   LOVE AND HIP HOP ATLANTA                  VH1     2.3
  30   WHITE COLLAR (4007 COMPROMISING POSITION  USA     2.3
  31   SPONGEBOB RUNAWAYROADTRIP (995 - RUNAWAY  NICK    2.3
  32   SPONGEBOB (63-HAVE YOU SEEN THIS SANIL)   NICK    2.2
  33   ON THE RECORD W/GRETA                    FOXNC    2.2
  34   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.2
  35   COVERT AFFAIRS (305 LOVING THE ALIEN)     USA     2.2
  36   NCIS                                      USA     2.2
  37   COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L (CLEMSON/AUBUR  ESPN    2.1
  38   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (APOLOGY INSUFFICIE  TBSC    2.1
  38   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (21-SECOND EXCITATI  TBSC    2.1
  40   FAMILY GUY                                ADSM    2.0

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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