U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Oct. 7

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 10/01/12 through 10/07/12. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                           NET  RATING
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   1   NFL REGULAR SEASON      L(CHICAGO/DALLAS  ESPN   10.5
   2   PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE CVG                  FOXNC    5.9
   3   ON THE RECORD W/GRETA                    FOXNC    4.8
   4   NFL REGULAR SEASON GAME(2012 - CARDINALS  NFLN    4.3
   5   SUNDAY MOVIE II (STEEL MAGNOLIAS (2012))  LIF     4.2
   6   PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE CVG                  FOXNC    3.8
   7   1ST PRES DEBATE 2012                      CNN     3.5
   8   DEBATE NIGHT IN AMERICA(S)-10/03/2012 (P  CNN     3.4
   9   MLB WILDCARD (BALTIMORE/TEXAS)            TBSC    3.4
  10   HANNITY                                  FOXNC    3.3
  11   NASCAR SPRINT CUP       L (TALLADEGA)     ESPN    3.2
  12   SPORTSCENTER:           L                 ESPN    3.2
  13   JERSEY SHORE SSN 6 (JERSEY SH 0601)       MTV     2.9
  14   SPRINT CUP POST RACE    L                 ESPN    2.9
  15   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.8
  16   SONS OF ANARCHY (STOLEN HUFFY)             FX     2.8
  17   MAJOR CRIMES (108 DISMISSED WITH PREJUDI  TNT     2.8
  18   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.8
  19   DEBATE (1ST PRES DEBATE: DENVER-CO)      MSNBC    2.8
  20   MLB GAME BREAK                            TBSC    2.8
  21   JEFF DUNHAM: MINDING MON (JEFF DUNHAM: M  CMDY    2.8
  22   SATURDAY MOVIE II (ABDUCTED: C. WHITE ST  LIF     2.7
  23   JERSEY SHORE SSN 6 (JERSEY SH 0601)       MTV     2.7
  24   MLB WILDCARD (ST. LOUIS/ATLANTA)          TBSC    2.6
  25   REAL HSWIVES OF NJ (422 REUNION PT 2)     BRVO    2.6
  26   HANNITY                                  FOXNC    2.6
  27   MLB DIVISION SERIES (NY YANKEES/BALTIMOR  TBSC    2.4
  28   GOOD LUCK CHARLIE (GOOD LUCK CHARLIE)     DSNY    2.4
  29   AUSTIN & ALLY (COSTUMES & COURAGE)        DSNY    2.4
  30   COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L (GEORGIA/SOUTH  ESPN    2.3
  31   SPONGEBOB (143-THE GREAT PATTY CAPER)     NICK    2.3
  32   SPONGEBOB TRUTH OR SQUARE (997-TRUTH OR   NICK    2.3
  33   BEYOND THE HEADLINES                      LIF     2.3
  34   PRE-KICK (PRE-KICK 12 ARI VS. STL)        NFLN    2.3
  35   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.2
  36   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.2
  37   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)               USA     2.2
  38   ON THE RECORD W/GRETA                    FOXNC    2.2
  39   THE OREILLY FACTOR                       FOXNC    2.1
  40   ON THE RECORD W/GRETA                    FOXNC    2.1

Each ratings point equals 1.142 million homes.

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

Source: Nielsen

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