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[12/21/12 - 03:43 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Burn Notice," "Jersey Shore" Finales Wrap on Top
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for thursday, december 20, 2012)

Here are the highlights of 23 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Burn Notice (9:00, 120 Minutes) - USA
3.781 million viewers, #1; 1.288 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #2

Jersey Shore (10:00) - MTV
3.129 million viewers, #2; 2.222 million adults 18-49 (1.8 rating), #1

S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl: BYU vs. San Diego State - ESPN
2.199 million viewers, #3; 0.777 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #9

NBA Basketball: Heat at Mavericks - TNT
1.998 million viewers, #4; 1.174 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #3

Beyond Scared Straight - A&E
1.961 million viewers, #5; 1.061 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #4

2012 the End Is Now - History
1.854 million viewers, #6; 0.852 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #7

The First 48 (9:00) - A&E
1.705 million viewers, #7; 0.822 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #8

NBA Basketball: Thunder at Timberwolves - TNT
1.682 million viewers, #8; 0.879 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #6

Impractical Jokers (10:00) - truTV
1.559 million viewers, #9; 0.948 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #5

Project Runway All Stars - Lifetime
1.541 million viewers, #10; 0.664 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #11

Impact Wrestling (8:00) - Spike TV
1.274 million viewers, #11; 0.473 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #14

Real Housewives of Miami (9:00) - Bravo
1.249 million viewers, #12; 0.745 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #10

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - FX
0.938 million viewers, #13; 0.658 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #12

The League (10:30) - FX
0.816 million viewers, #14; 0.576 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #13

Sweet Genius - Food
0.779 million viewers, #15; 0.369 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #15

Say Yes to the Dress: The Big Day - Tiffany - TLC
0.730 million viewers, #16; 0.314 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #16

Project Runway Spotlight: Marchesa - Lifetime
0.616 million viewers, #17; 0.275 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #17

Four Weddings (9:00) - TLC
0.590 million viewers, #18; 0.267 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #18

The Newlywed Game (8:00) - GSN
0.437 million viewers, #19; 0.160 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #19

The Newlywed Game (8:30) - GSN
0.410 million viewers, #20; 0.136 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #20

The Newlywed Game (9:00) - GSN
0.391 million viewers, #21; 0.096 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #22

The Newlywed Game (9:30) - GSN
0.328 million viewers, #22; 0.074 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #23

Project Nim - HBO
0.200 million viewers, #23; 0.108 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #21

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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