U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Aug. 25

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 08/19/13 through 08/25/13. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                        NET     RATING
===============================================================
   1   DUCK DYNASTY                            AEN       5.9
   2   2013 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS(S)-08/25/2013   MTV       5.7
   3   NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL L (PITTSBURGH/  ESPN      3.8
   4   RIZZOLI & ISLES                         TNT       3.8
   5   MAJOR CRIMES                            TNT       3.6
   6   PAWN STARS                              HIST      3.1
   7   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.9
   8   BREAKING BAD (511 CONFESSIONS)          AMC       2.9
   9   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.8
  10   PAWN STARS                              HIST      2.7
  11   AMERICAN PICKERS                        HIST      2.7
  12   NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL L (CAROLINA/BAL ESPN      2.7
  13   2013 VMA PRESHOW(S)-08/25/2013          MTV       2.7
  14   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.7
  15   LONGMIRE                                AEN       2.6
  16   DUCK DYNASTY                            AEN       2.5
  17   MODERN DADS                             AEN       2.5
  18   BURN NOTICE                             USA       2.5
  19   PERCEPTION                              TNT       2.4
  20   SWINDLE                                 NICK      2.3
  21   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      2.2
  22   JESSIE                                  DSNY      2.2
  23   MOUNTAIN MEN                            HIST      2.2
  24   ROYAL PAINS                             USA       2.2
  25   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (HAWKING EXCITATIN TBSC      2.1
  26   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      2.1
  27   NCIS                                    USA       2.1
  28   SHAKE IT UP (MY BITTER SWEET 16 IT UP)  DSNY      2.1
  29   SPONGEBOB (156-FROZEN FACE OFF)         NICK      2.0
  30   FISH HOOKS (POOL PARTY PANIC)           DSNY      2.0
  31   DOG WITH A BLOG (STANS OLD OWNER)       DSNY      2.0
  32   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (COUNTDOWN REFLECT TBSC      2.0
  33   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (TRANSPORTER MALFN  BSC      2.0
  34   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      2.0
  35   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (STAG CONVERGENCE, TBSC      2.0
  36   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      2.0
  37   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.9
  38   UP                                      DSNY      1.9
  39   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (WEEKEND VORTEX,TH TBSC      1.9
  39   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.9

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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