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

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 12/10/12 through 12/16/12. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                           NET  RATING
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   1   NFL REGULAR SEASON      L (HOUSTON/NEW EESPN      9.0
   2   NFL REGULAR SEASON GAME (2012 - BENGALS NFLN      3.5
   3   NEWTOWN MEM SERVICE(S)                  CNN       2.8
   4   GOLD RUSH                               DISC      2.8
   5   RIZZOLI & ISLES (313 VIRTUAL LOVE)      TNT       2.5
   6   STORAGE WARS                            AEN       2.5
   7   NCIS                                    USA       2.5
   8   SPORTSCENTER:           L               ESPN      2.5
   9   REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA                 BRVO      2.4
  10   AMERICAN CHOPPER(S)                     DISC      2.4
  11   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.4
  12   PAWN STARS                              HIST      2.4
  13   CINDERELLA                              DSNY      2.4
  14   PAWN STARS                              HIST      2.4
  15   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.3
  16   SPONGEBOB (150-KRUSTY DOG/WRECK OF THE MNICK      2.3
  17   AMISH MAFIA                             DISC      2.3
  18   STORAGE WARS                            AEN       2.3
  19   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.3
  20   SPONGEBOB (144-THAT SINKING FEELING/KARANICK      2.3
  21   SPONGEBOB                               NICK      2.3
  22   STUDIO B W/S.SMITH                      FOXNC     2.2
  23   SPONGEBOB (132-YOURS, MINE AND MINE/KRACNICK      2.2
  24   SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER                FOXNC     2.2
  25   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.2
  26   YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO                FOXNC     2.2
  27   NCIS                                    USA       2.2
  28   AMISH MAFIA                             DISC      2.2
  29   THE COLLECTION FROM HHOF (CHRISTMAS WITHHALL      2.1
  30   SR/CONNECTICUT SHOOTING(S)-12/14/2012   FOXNC     2.1
  31   HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE                     HALL      2.1
  32   ROYAL PAINS                             USA       2.1
  33   SPONGEBOB (146-THE ABRASIVE SIDE/EARWORMNICK      2.1
  33   SPONGEBOB (177-THE GOOD KRABBY NAME/MOVENICK      2.1
  35   CT SHOOTING TRAGEDY(S)                  FOXNC     2.1
  36   NEWTOWN REMEMBERS(S)                    CNN       2.1
  37   SPONGEBOB (39-JELLYFISH HUNTER/THE FRY CNICK      2.1
  38   AMERICA LIVE                            FOXNC     2.1
  39   NCIS                                    USA       2.1
  40   AMERICAN PICKERS                        HIST      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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