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U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended May 5

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 04/29/13 through 05/05/13. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                        NET     RATING
===============================================================
   1   GAME OF THRONES (26: THE CLIMB)         HBOM      3.0
   2   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L (HOUSTON/OKLAHOMTNT       3.0
   3   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L (DENVER/GOLDEN STNT       2.8
   4   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L (BROOKLYN/CHICAGTNT       2.8
   5   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L                 TNT       2.7
   6   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.7
   7   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.7
   8   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L (OKLAHOMA CITY/HTNT       2.6
   9   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.6
  10   NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD     L (OKLAHOMA CITYESPN      2.6
  11   NCIS                                    USA       2.4
  12   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L (BOSTON/NEW YORKTNT       2.3
  13   SWAMP PEOPLE                            HIST      2.3
  14   NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD     L (NEW YORK/BOSTESPN      2.3
  15   AUSTIN & ALLY (COUPLES & CAREERS)       DSNY      2.2
  16   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L (MEMPHIS/LA CLIPTNT       2.2
  17   SPONGEBOB (179-EXTREME SPOTS/SQUIRREL RENICK      2.2
  18   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BUS PANTS UTILIZATTBSC      2.1
  19   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.1
  20   GOOD LUCK CHARLIE (DOPPEL DATE)         DSNY      2.1
  21   FAIRLY ODD PARENTS                      NICK      2.1
  22   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (EXCELSIOR ACQUISITTBSC      2.1
  23   NCIS                                    USA       2.1
  24   NCIS                                    USA       2.1
  25   SPONGEBOB (180-PATRICK-MAN!/GARYS NEW TONICK      2.1
  26   DOG WITH A BLOG (CRIMES OF THE ART)     DSNY      2.1
  27   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (LOVE CAR DISPLACEMTBSC      2.1
  28   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.0
  29   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L (GOLDEN STATE/DETNT       2.0
  30   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (THESPIAN CATALYST,TBSC      2.0
  31   FX MOVIE PRIME                          FX        2.0
  32   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.0
  33   SPONGEBOB (172-FACE FREEZE!/GLOVE WORLD NICK      2.0
  34   NCIS                                    USA       2.0
  35   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (GRASSHOPPER EXPERITBSC      1.9
  36   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (LARGE HADRON COLLITBSC      1.9
  37   BREAK                                   HBOM      1.9
  38   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.9
  39   NCIS                                    USA       1.9
  40   SPONGEBOB (136-A DAY WITHOUT TEARS/SUMMENICK      1.9

Each ratings point equals 1.142 million homes.

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

Source: Nielsen

To contact the reporter on this story: Rob Golum in Los Angeles at rgolum@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Anthony Palazzo at apalazzo@bloomberg.net.

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