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[09/04/12 - 08:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Boise State/Michigan State Puts ESPN in Front
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for friday, august 31, 2012)

Here are the highlights of 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

College Football: Boise State at Michigan State - ESPN
4.194 million viewers, #1; 2.169 million adults 18-49 (1.7 rating), #1

WWE Smackdown - Syfy
2.656 million viewers, #2; 0.922 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #2

Bering Sea Gold - Discovery
1.578 million viewers, #3; 0.724 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #5

For Better or Worse (9:30) - TBS
1.531 million viewers, #4; 0.789 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #3

Yukon Men - Discovery
1.484 million viewers, #5; 0.621 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #6

For Better or Worse (9:00) - TBS
1.439 million viewers, #6; 0.736 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #4

Real Time With Bill Maher - HBO
1.376 million viewers, #7; 0.498 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #8

Lost Girl - Syfy
1.295 million viewers, #8; 0.507 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #7

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (9:30) - TLC
1.276 million viewers, #9; 0.423 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #9

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (9:00) - TLC
1.091 million viewers, #10; 0.352 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #12

I Found the Gown (10:00) - TLC
1.072 million viewers, #11; 0.423 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #10

I Found the Gown (10:30) - TLC
1.015 million viewers, #12; 0.384 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #11

Law on the Border (10:00) - Animal Planet
0.705 million viewers, #13; 0.289 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #13

America's Most Wanted - Lifetime
0.667 million viewers, #14; 0.276 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #15

Fashion Police (10:00) - E!
0.645 million viewers, #15; 0.289 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #14

Boss - Starz
0.371 million viewers, #16; 0.174 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #16

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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