U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Sept. 23

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 09/17/2012 through 09/23/2012. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                           NET  RATING
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   1   NFL REGULAR SEASON      L (DENVER/ATLANT  ESPN   10.0
   2   NFL REGULAR SEASON GAME (2012 - GIANTS V  NFLN    4.6
   3   MAJOR CRIMES (106 OUT OF BOUNDS)          TNT     3.2
   4   ROYAL PAINS (414 SAND LEGS)               USA     2.8
   5   PRE-KICK (PRE-KICK 12 NYG VS. CAR)        NFLN    2.7
   6   SPORTSCENTER:           L                 ESPN    2.7
   7   SONS OF ANARCHY (AUTHORITY VESTED)         FX     2.6
   8   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.6
   9   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.5
  10   PERCEPTION (110 LIGHT)                    TNT     2.5
  11   REAL HSWIVES OF NJ                        BRVO    2.4
  12   COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L (LSU/AUBURN)    ESPN    2.4
  13   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.4
  14   COVERT AFFAIRS (310 LETS DANCE)           USA     2.3
  15   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.3
  16   SPONGEBOB (146-THE ABRASIVE SIDE/EARWORM  NICK    2.3
  17   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.3
  18   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BARBARIAN SUBLIMAT  TBSC    2.3
  19   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.3
  20   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CODPIECE TOPOLOGY,  TBSC    2.2
  21   NASCAR SPRINT CUP       L                 ESPN    2.2
  22   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.2
  23   WHITE COLLAR (4010 VESTED INTEREST)       USA     2.2
  24   VICTORIOUS                                NICK    2.2
  25   NCIS                                      USA     2.1
  26   MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN  L                 ESPN    2.1
  27   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (GRIFFIN EQUIVALENC  TBSC    2.1
  28   GOOD LUCK CHARLIE (TEAM MOM)              DSNY    2.1
  29   SPONGEBOB (141-THE CURSE OF THE HEX/THE   NICK    2.1
  30   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.0
  31   NCIS                                      USA     2.0
  32   COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L (ARIZONA/OREGO  ESPN    2.0
  33   NCIS                                      USA     2.0
  34   SPRINT CUP POST RACE                      ESPN    2.0
  35   LONG ISLAND MEDIUM                        TLC     2.0
  36   SPONGEBOB (157-SQUIDWARDS SCHOOL FOR GRO  NICK    1.9
  37   FAMILY GUY                                ADSM    1.9
  38   NCIS                                      USA     1.9
  39   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BAD FISH PARADIGM,  TBSC    1.9
  40   SPONGEBOB (151-NEW FISH IN TOWN/LOVE THA  NICK    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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