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U.S. Cable Television Ratings for the Week Ended Aug. 24

The following table lists the top 40 cable television shows for the week of 08/18/14 through 08/24/14. Programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK       PROGRAM NAME                        NET     RATING
===============================================================
   1   2014 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS(S) (2014 VIDEO MMTV       4.5
   2   NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL L (CLEVELAND/WASESPN      4.5
   3   RIZZOLI & ISLES                         TNT       3.4
   4   LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L (LAS VEGAS, NVESPN      3.1
   5   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.7
   6   LAST SHIP, THE                          TNT       2.7
   7   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.6
   8   WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)             USA       2.6
   9   LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L (PHILADELPHIA,ESPN      2.5
  10   TRUE BLOOD                              HBOM      2.4
  11   LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA 3                VH1       2.3
  12   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     2.2
  13   2014 VMA PRESHOW(S) (2014 VMA PRESHOW)  MTV       2.1
  14   MOUNTAIN MEN                            HIST      1.9
  15   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (HAMBURGER POSTULATTBSC      1.9
  16   SUITS                                   USA       1.9
  17   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (LUMINOUS FISH EFFETBSC      1.9
  18   AMERICAN PICKERS                        HIST      1.8
  19   SPORTSCENTER LATE       L               ESPN      1.8
  20   KELLY FILE, THE                         FOXNC     1.8
  21   KELLY FILE, THE                         FOXNC     1.8
  22   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     1.8
  23   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.8
  24   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BAT JAR CONJECTURETBSC      1.8
  25   PERCEPTION                              TNT       1.8
  26   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (LOOBENFELD DECAY, TBSC      1.7
  27   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.7
  28   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (COOPER-HOFSTADTER TBSC      1.7
  29   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.7
  30   FAMILY GUY                              ADSM      1.7
  31   AMERICAN DAD                            ADSM      1.7
  32   BIG BANG THEORY, THE (NERDVANA ANNIHILATTBSC      1.7
  32   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     1.7
  34   AMERICAN DAD                            ADSM      1.7
  35   KELLY FILE, THE                         FOXNC     1.7
  36   KELLY FILE, THE                         FOXNC     1.7
  37   FIVE, THE                               FOXNC     1.6
  38   THE OREILLY FACTOR                      FOXNC     1.6
  39   FIVE, THE                               FOXNC     1.6
  40   FALLING SKIES                           TNT       1.6

Each ratings point equals 1.158 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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