U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Dec. 9

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 12/03/12 through 12/09/12. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                           NET  RATING
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   1   NFL REGULAR SEASON      L (NY GIANTS/WASESPN     10.2
   2   NFL REGULAR SEASON GAME (2012 - BRONCOS NFLN      4.2
   3   DUCK DYNASTY                            AEN       3.6
   4   SPORTSCENTER:           L               ESPN      3.3
   5   RIZZOLI & ISLES (312 LOVE THE WAY YOU LITNT       3.2
   6   HEISMAN TROPHY     L                    ESPN      3.1
   7   SPONGEBOB                               NICK      2.9
   8   GOLD RUSH                               DISC      2.9
   9   SONS OF ANARCHY (JAI OBTENU CETTE)      FX        2.8
  10   AUSTIN & JESSIE & ALLY NY(S)            DSNY      2.8
  11   STORAGE WARS                            AEN       2.6
  12   SPONGEBOB (181-LICENSE TO MILKSHAKE/SQUINICK      2.5
  13   SPONGEBOB (180-PATRICK-MAN!/GARYS NEW TONICK      2.5
  14   SPONGEBOB                               NICK      2.5
  15   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (ROBOTIC MANIPULATITBSC      2.4
  16   SECRET OF THE WINGS (SECRET OF THE WINGSDSNY      2.4
  17   NCIS                                    USA       2.4
  18   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CRUCIFEROUS VEGETATBSC      2.3
  19   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (STAIRCASE IMPLEMENTBSC      2.3
  20   HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE (HELP FOR THE HOLIDAHALL      2.3
  21   STORAGE WARS                            AEN       2.3
  22   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (LUNAR EXCITATION, TBSC      2.3
  23   PAWN STARS                              HIST      2.3
  23   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.3
  25   ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY (30 FOR 30: YOESPN      2.3
  26   NCIS                                    USA       2.3
  27   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.2
  28   PHINEAS AND FERB                        DSNY      2.2
  29   PRE-KICK (PRE-KICK 12 DEN VS. OAK)      NFLN      2.2
  30   REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA                 BRVO      2.2
  31   SPONGEBOB (169-ARE YOU HAPPY NOW/PLANET NICK      2.2
  32   PAWN STARS                              HIST      2.2
  33   SPONGEBOB (176-SUPER EVIL AQUATIC VILLIANICK      2.2
  34   SPONGEBOB (153-ACCIDENTS WILL HAPPEN/THENICK      2.2
  35   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.1
  36   NCIS                                    USA       2.1
  37   SPONGEBOB TRUTH OR SQUARE (997-TRUTH OR NICK      2.1
  37   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.1
  39   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (ZAZZY SUBSTITUTIONTBSC      2.1
  40   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      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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