U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Sept. 16

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 09/10/2012 through 09/16/2012. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                           NET  RATING
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   1   NFL REGULAR SEASON      L (CINCINNATI/BA  ESPN    7.0
   2   NFL REGULAR SEASON      L (SAN DIEGO/OAK  ESPN    6.8
   3   NFL REGULAR SEASON GAME                   NFLN    5.3
   4   MAJOR CRIMES (105 CITIZENS ARREST)        TNT     3.4
   5   SONS OF ANARCHY (SOVEREIGN)                FX     3.2
   6   PRE-KICK (PRE-KICK 12 CHI VS. GB)         NFLN    3.2
   7   COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L (FLORIDA/TENNE  ESPN    3.1
   8   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.8
   9   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.6
  10   NASCAR SPRINT CUP       L (CHICAGO)       ESPN    2.6
  11   COVERT AFFAIRS                            USA     2.6
  12   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.6
  13   ROYAL PAINS                               USA     2.5
  14   PERCEPTION (109 SHADOW)                   TNT     2.5
  15   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.4
  16   WHITE COLLAR                              USA     2.4
  17   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.3
  18   HANNITY                                  FOXNC    2.2
  19   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.2
  20   KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS                    ENT     2.2
  21   SPRINT CUP POST RACE    L                 ESPN    2.2
  22   NCIS                                      USA     2.2
  23   SPONGEBOB TRUTH OR SQUARE (997-TRUTH OR   NICK    2.2
  24   LONG ISLAND MEDIUM                        TLC     2.1
  25   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (GRASSHOPPER EXPERI  TBSC    2.1
  26   GOOD LUCK CHARLIE (TEDDY AND THE BAMBINO  DSNY    2.1
  27   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (DUMPLING PARADOX,   TBSC    2.1
  27   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.1
  29   REAL HSWIVES OF NJ                        BRVO    2.1
  29   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.1
  31   SPONGEBOB ATLANTIS PANTIS (SPONGEBOB ATL  NICK    2.1
  32   TIME MACHINE(S) (102 MINUTES THAT CHANGE  HIST    2.0
  33   HANNITY                                  FOXNC    2.0
  34   ON THE RECORD W/GRETA                    FOXNC    1.9
  35   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (MIDDLE EARTH PARAD  TBSC    1.9
  36   BREAKING AMISH                            TLC     1.9
  37   FAMILY GUY                                ADSM    1.9
  38   HANNITY                                  FOXNC    1.9
  39   FAMILY GUY                                ADSM    1.9
  40   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (COOPER-HOFSTADTER   TBSC    1.9

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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