U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Aug. 17

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 08/11/14 through 08/17/14. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                        NET     RATING
===============================================================
   1   MAJOR CRIMES                            TNT       3.7
   2   RIZZOLI & ISLES                         TNT       3.7
   3   NASCAR SPRINT CUP       L (MICHIGAN)    ESPN      3.2
   4   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.7
   5   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.7
   6   NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL L (JACKSONVILLE/ESPN      2.6
   7   LAST SHIP, THE                          TNT       2.6
   8   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.6
   9   HOW TO BUILD A BETTER BOY               DSNY      2.5
  10   LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA 3                VH1       2.4
  11   GIRL MEETS WORLD                        DSNY      2.3
  12   MURDER IN THE FIRST                     TNT       2.3
  13   DUCK DYNASTY                            AEN       2.2
  14   TRUE BLOOD                              HBOM      2.2
  15   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.2
  16   ALADDIN (MOVIE)                         DSNY      2.1
  17   MONSTER HAMMERHEAD(S)                   DISC      2.1
  18   JAWS STRIKES BACK(S)                    DISC      2.0
  19   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.0
  20   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.0
  21   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (TANGIBLE AFFECTIONTBSC      2.0
  22   PAWN STARS                              HIST      1.9
  23   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (EGG SALAD EQUIVALETBSC      1.9
  24   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (SPOILER ALERT SEGMTBSC      1.9
  25   PERCEPTION                              TNT       1.9
  26   PAWN STARS                              HIST      1.9
  27   SUITS                                   USA       1.8
  28   MOUNTAIN MEN                            HIST      1.8
  29   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.8
  29   HOW TO BUILD A BETTER BOY               DSNY      1.8
  31   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (EXTRACT OBLITERATITBSC      1.8
  32   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.8
  33   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.8
  34   ALIEN SHARKS: RETURN TO(S)              DISC      1.8
  35   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.7
  36   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BAKERSFIELD EXPEDITBSC      1.7
  37   LEGENDS                                 TNT       1.7
  38   KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS                  ENT       1.7
  39   AMERICAN PICKERS                        HIST      1.7
  40   BREAK                                   HBOM      1.7

Each ratings point equals 1.158 million homes.

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

Source: Nielsen

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