U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended May 18

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 05/12/14 through 05/18/14. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                        NET     RATING
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   1   GAME OF THRONES                         HBOM      4.1
   2   NBA PLAYOFFS-CONF SEMIS L (OKLAHOMA CITYESPN      4.1
   3   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L (LA CLIPPERS/OKLTNT       3.9
   4   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L (MIAMI/BROOKLYN)TNT       3.7
   5   NBA PLAYOFFS-CONF SEMIS L (INDIANA/WASHIESPN      3.5
   6   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L (PORTLAND/SAN ANTNT       3.3
   7   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L BROOKLYN/MIAMI) TNT       3.3
   8   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L SAN ANTONIO/PORTTNT       2.9
   9   WWE ENTERTAINMENT   (WWE RAW)           USA       2.6
  10   WWE ENTERTAINMENT   (WWE RAW)           USA       2.5
  11   WWE ENTERTAINMENT   (WWE RAW)           USA       2.4
  12   BREAK                                   HBOM      2.4
  13   NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L (WASHINGTON/INDITNT       2.3
  14   PAWN STARS                              HIST      2.2
  15   NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACIN L (SPRINT ALL-STFS1       2.2
  16   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BAKERSFIELD EXPEDITBSC      2.2
  17   LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA 3                VH1       2.1
  18   AMERICAN PICKERS                        HIST      2.1
  19   PAWN STARS                              HIST      2.1
  20   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (EGG SALAD EQUIVALETBSC      2.1
  21   DESPICABLE ME                           DSNY      2.0
  22   LITTLE COUPLE                           TLC       2.0
  23   INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS                 TNT       1.9
  24   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BON VOYAGE REACTIOTBSC      1.9
  25   BREAK                                   HBOM      1.9
  26   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (LOVE SPELL POTENTITBSC      1.8
  27   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CLOSER ALTERNATIVETBSC      1.8
  28   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (43 PECULIARITY, THTBSC      1.8
  29   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATBSC      1.7
  30   SWAMP PEOPLE                            HIST      1.7
  31   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (MONSTER ISOLATION,TBSC      1.7
  32   DEADLIEST CATCH                         DISC      1.7
  33   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (PARKING SPOT ESCALTBSC      1.7
  34   FOX SPORTS LIVE L                       FS1       1.7
  35   SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L               ESPN      1.6
  36   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (SANTA SIMULATION, TBSC      1.6
  37   DESPICABLE ME                           DSNY      1.6
  38   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (PROTON RESURGENCE,TBSC      1.6
  39   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     1.6
  40   T.I. AND TINY 4                         VH1       1.6

Each ratings point equals 1.156 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

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