U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended March 3

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 02/25/13 through 03/03/13. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                        NET     RATING
===============================================================
   1   BIBLE, THE (BEGINNINGS)                 HIST      7.1
   2   WALKING DEAD                            AMC       5.9
   3   DUCK DYNASTY                            AEN       4.7
   4   DUCK DYNASTY                            AEN       4.7
   5   VIKINGS (RITES OF PASSAGE)              HIST      3.7
   6   PAWN STARS                              HIST      3.4
   7   PAWN STARS                              HIST      3.2
   8   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       3.1
   9   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       3.0
  10   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.9
  11   AMERICAN PICKERS                        HIST      2.8
  12   DUCK DYNASTY                            AEN       2.8
  13   SPONGEBOB (182A/149A-LITTLE YELLOW BOOK/NICK      2.7
  14   SPONGEBOB (42B/75B-MY PRETTY SEAHORSE/THNICK      2.6
  15   SWAMP PEOPLE                            HIST      2.5
  16   TANGLED                                 DSNY      2.5
  17   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (SKANK REFLEX ANALYTBSC      2.4
  18   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (COOPER-HOFSTADTER TBSC      2.4
  19   NCIS                                    USA       2.4
  20   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (INFESTATION HYPOTHTBSC      2.4
  21   NCIS (188 THE PENELOPE PAPERS)          USA       2.4
  22   SPONGEBOB (26A/32B-GRANDMAS KISSES/THE SNICK      2.4
  23   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (GRASSHOPPER EXPERITBSC      2.3
  24   SPONGEBOB (44A/41B-THE NASTY PATTY/SPONGNICK      2.3
  25   NCIS                                    USA       2.3
  26   DUCK DYNASTY                            AEN       2.2
  27   NCIS                                    USA       2.2
  28   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (ROOMMATE TRANSMOGRTBSC      2.2
  29   REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA (516 PEACHES DONBRVO      2.2
  30   PAWN STARS (OFFER, THE)                 HIST      2.2
  31   SPONGEBOB (150-KRUSTY DOG/WRECK OF THE MNICK      2.2
  32   COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L (MIAMI (FL)/DUESPN      2.2
  33   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.1
  34   SPONGEBOB (154-DRIVE THRU/THE HOT SHOT) NICK      2.1
  35   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.1
  36   TALKING DEAD (312)                      AMC       2.1
  37   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.1
  38   SPONGEBOB (171-KAREN 2.0/INSPONGEIAC)   NICK      2.1
  39   JESSIE                                  DSNY      2.0
  40   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (ENGAGEMENT REACTIOTBSC      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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