U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Dec. 30

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 12/24/12 through 12/30/12. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                           NET  RATING
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   1   COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L (TEXAS/OREGON STATESPN      4.1
   2   COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L (WEST VIRGINIA/SYRESPN      3.4
   3   COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L (MINNESOTA/TEXAS TESPN      2.9
   4   RIZZOLI & ISLES                         TNT       2.8
   5   COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L (TCU/MICHIGAN STATESPN      2.7
   6   COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L (CINCINNATI/DUKE) ESPN      2.6
   7   NCIS                                    USA       2.6
   8   NCIS                                    USA       2.6
   9   COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L (RUTGERS/VIRGINIA ESPN      2.5
  10   NCIS                                    USA       2.5
  11   REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA                 BRVO      2.4
  12   NCIS                                    USA       2.4
  13   SPONGEBOB (91-GOO GOO GAS/LE BIG SWITCH)NICK      2.4
  14   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (GRIFFIN EQUIVALENCTBSC      2.3
  15   SPONGEBOB (154-DRIVE THRU/THE HOT SHOT) NICK      2.3
  16   SPONGEBOB                               NICK      2.3
  17   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BARBARIAN SUBLIMATTBSC      2.3
  18   SPONGEBOB (29A/46A-SURVIVAL OF THE IDIOTNICK      2.3
  19   SPONGEBOB (156-FROZEN FACE OFF)         NICK      2.3
  20   COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L (RICE/AIR FORCE)  ESPN      2.3
  21   NCIS                                    USA       2.2
  22   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (PORK CHOP INDETERMTBSC      2.2
  23   SPONGEBOB (32-PRESSURE/THE SMOKING PEANUNICK      2.2
  24   NBA REGULAR SEASON     L (BOSTON/BROOKLYESPN      2.2
  25   SPONGEBOB (39-JELLYFISH HUNTER/THE FRY CNICK      2.2
  26   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BAT JAR CONJECTURETBSC      2.2
  26   NCIS                                    USA       2.2
  28   SPONGEBOB (27-PRE-HIBERNATION WEEK/LIFE NICK      2.1
  29   24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY(S)             TBSC      2.1
  30   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      2.1
  30   SPONGEBOB (10-CULTURE SHOCK/F.U.N.)     NICK      2.1
  32   NCIS                                    USA       2.1
  33   NCIS                                    USA       2.1
  34   NCIS                                    USA       2.1
  35   SPONGEBOB (104-NOT NORMAL/GONE)         NICK      2.1
  36   SPONGEBOB (146-THE ABRASIVE SIDE/EARWORMNICK      2.1
  37   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (NERDVANA ANNIHILATTBSC      2.1
  38   SPONGEBOB (62-LOST MATTRESS/KRABS VS PLANICK      2.0
  39   LAW & ORDER: SVU                        USA       2.0
  40   NCIS                                    USA       2.0

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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