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[09/20/12 - 03:14 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Closes Summer on Top for USA
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for wednesday, september 19, 2012)

Here are the highlights of 28 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Royal Pains - USA
4.232 million viewers, #1; 1.283 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #2

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (10:00) - TLC
2.157 million viewers, #2; 1.291 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #1

American Restoration (10:00) - History
2.072 million viewers, #3; 0.759 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #10

American Hoggers (10:30) - A&E
2.031 million viewers, #4; 0.924 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #3

American Hoggers (10:00) - A&E
1.861 million viewers, #5; 0.798 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #8

Restaurant: Impossible (9:00) - Food
1.844 million viewers, #6; 0.846 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #5

Ghost Hunters - Syfy
1.746 million viewers, #7; 0.747 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #11

Cajun Pawn Stars (9:30) - History
1.658 million viewers, #8; 0.648 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #14

South Beach Tow (9:30) - truTV
1.627 million viewers, #9; 0.828 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #6

Restaurant Stakeout (10:00) - Food
1.550 million viewers, #10; 0.733 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #12

Operation Repo (10:00) - truTV
1.525 million viewers, #11; 0.822 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #7

Sons of Guns - Discovery
1.365 million viewers, #12; 0.776 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #9

Paranormal Witness - Syfy
1.333 million viewers, #13; 0.729 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #13

The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons - MTV
1.145 million viewers, #14; 0.906 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #4

Auction Hunters (10:00) - Spike TV
1.091 million viewers, #15; 0.528 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #16

How Booze Built America - Discovery
0.910 million viewers, #16; 0.494 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #17

Top Chef Masters - Bravo
0.807 million viewers, #17; 0.409 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #18

The Soup - E!
0.797 million viewers, #18; 0.534 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #15

MLB Baseball (7:00) - ESPN
0.623 million viewers, #19; 0.331 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #19

MLB Baseball (10:30) - ESPN
0.495 million viewers, #20; 0.263 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #21

A Football Life - NFLN
0.470 million viewers, #21; 0.289 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #20

2012 Reebok Crossfit Games (9:30) - ESPN2
0.333 million viewers, #22; 0.244 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #22

USA Women's Soccer (10:00) - ESPN2
0.294 million viewers, #23; 0.148 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #26

2012 Reebok Crossfit Games (9:00) - ESPN2
0.260 million viewers, #24; 0.181 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #24

2012 Reebok Crossfit Games (8:00) - ESPN2
0.259 million viewers, #25; 0.181 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #23

2012 Reebok Crossfit Games (8:30) - ESPN2
0.205 million viewers, #26; 0.152 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #25

Inside the NFL - Showtime
0.159 million viewers, #27; 0.100 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #27

Inside NASCAR - Showtime
0.038 million viewers, #28; 0.023 million adults 18-49 (0.0 rating), #28

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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