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[08/28/12 - 01:45 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: HBO's "True Blood" Wraps Season on Top
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for sunday, august 26, 2012)

Here are the highlights of 37 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

True Blood - HBO
5.049 million viewers, #1; 3.627 million adults 18-49 (2.8 rating), #1

Good Luck Charlie (8:00) - Disney
3.569 million viewers, #2; 0.691 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #20

Keeping Up With the Kardashians - E!
3.370 million viewers, #3; 2.336 million adults 18-49 (1.8 rating), #2

Army Wives - Lifetime
3.366 million viewers, #4; 1.311 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #5

Real Housewives of New Jersey - Bravo
3.104 million viewers, #5; 1.801 million adults 18-49 (1.4 rating), #4

Breaking Bad - AMC
2.979 million viewers, #6; 1.851 million adults 18-49 (1.4 rating), #3

Leverage - TNT
2.623 million viewers, #7; 1.038 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #9

Hell on Wheels - AMC
2.497 million viewers, #8; 0.776 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #15

Drop Dead Diva - Lifetime
2.486 million viewers, #9; 0.984 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #11

Ice Road Truckers (10:00) - History
2.456 million viewers, #10; 1.095 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #8

The Newsroom - HBO
2.304 million viewers, #11; 1.235 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #7

Storage Hunters (10:00) - truTV
2.062 million viewers, #12; 0.891 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #12

Sunday Best (8:00) - BET
2.024 million viewers, #13; 0.881 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #13

Married to Jonas - E!
1.998 million viewers, #14; 1.289 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #6

Call of the Wildman (10:00) - Animal Planet
1.784 million viewers, #15; 0.775 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #16

The Great Food Truck Race - Food
1.726 million viewers, #16; 0.844 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #14

Cupcake Wars - Food
1.581 million viewers, #17; 0.764 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #17

Survivorman - Discovery
1.506 million viewers, #18; 0.730 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #18

Bar Rescue (9:00) - Spike TV
1.445 million viewers, #19; 0.998 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #10

Sunday Night Baseball - ESPN
1.413 million viewers, #20; 0.520 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #24

Hoarding: Buried Alive - TLC
1.213 million viewers, #21; 0.487 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #27

One Car Too Far - Discovery
1.044 million viewers, #22; 0.539 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #22

Combat Pawn - truTV
1.023 million viewers, #23; 0.507 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #25

Iron Chef America (10:00) - Food
1.014 million viewers, #24; 0.552 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #21

Flip Men (10:00) - Spike TV
1.011 million viewers, #25; 0.727 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #19

Strange Sex (10:00) - TLC
0.938 million viewers, #26; 0.418 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #32

Oprah's Next Chapter (8:30, 30 Minutes) - OWN
0.931 million viewers, #27; 0.530 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #23

The Great Escape - TNT
0.873 million viewers, #28; 0.431 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #29

Oprah's Next Chapter (9:00) - OWN
0.868 million viewers, #29; 0.450 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #28

Strange Sex (10:30) - TLC
0.761 million viewers, #30; 0.366 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #33

Nick News (9:00) - Nickelodeon
0.755 million viewers, #31; 0.247 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #35

Big Ang (9:30) - VH1
0.752 million viewers, #32; 0.423 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #31

Weeds - Showtime
0.685 million viewers, #33; 0.495 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #26

Big Ang (9:00) - VH1
0.678 million viewers, #34; 0.425 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #30

Off the Hook: Extreme Catches (8:00) - Animal Planet
0.608 million viewers, #35; 0.248 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #34

Episodes - Showtime
0.414 million viewers, #36; 0.224 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #36

Lovetown, USA - OWN
0.243 million viewers, #37; 0.107 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #37

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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