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[08/27/13 - 02:50 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: MTV Overshadows Competition with "Video Music Awards"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for sunday, august 25, 2013)

Here are the highlights of 39 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

2013 MTV Video Music Awards - MTV
10.066 million viewers, #1; 6.568 million adults 18-49 (5.2 rating), #1

Breaking Bad (9:00) - AMC
4.848 million viewers, #2; 3.208 million adults 18-49 (2.5 rating), #2

2013 MTV VMA Pre-Show - MTV
4.634 million viewers, #3; 2.927 million adults 18-49 (2.3 rating), #3

Mountain Men (9:00) - History
3.403 million viewers, #4; 1.141 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #9

Dog with a Blog (8:00) - Disney
3.236 million viewers, #5; 0.678 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #18

Shake It Up (8:30) - Disney
3.178 million viewers, #6; 0.657 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #21

Devious Maids (10:00) - Lifetime
2.479 million viewers, #7; 1.116 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #10

Real Housewives of New Jersey (8:00) - Bravo
2.389 million viewers, #8; 1.446 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating), #4

Sister Wives (9:00) - TLC
2.343 million viewers, #9; 1.223 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #8

Ice Road Truckers (10:00) - History
2.291 million viewers, #10; 0.797 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #15

Dexter (9:00) - Showtime
2.286 million viewers, #11; 1.369 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating), #6

Keeping Up with the Kardashians (9:00) - E!
2.249 million viewers, #12; 1.364 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating), #7

Catfish: The TV Show (7:00) - MTV
2.016 million viewers, #13; 1.435 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating), #5

Sunday Night Baseball - ESPN
1.899 million viewers, #14; 0.673 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #19

Breaking Amish: LA (10:00) - TLC
1.855 million viewers, #15; 1.045 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #11

The Great Food Truck Race (9:00) - Food
1.796 million viewers, #16; 0.673 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #20

Cutthroat Kitchen (10:00) - Food
1.609 million viewers, #17; 0.780 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #17

Restaurant: Impossible (8:00) - Food
1.560 million viewers, #18; 0.581 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #23

Bar Rescue (9:00) - Spike TV
1.513 million viewers, #19; 0.958 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #12

The Newsroom (10:00) - HBO
1.473 million viewers, #20; 0.796 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #16

Total Divas (10:00) - E!
1.460 million viewers, #21; 0.912 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #13

Ray Donovan (10:00) - Showtime
1.328 million viewers, #22; 0.572 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #24

2013 MTV Video Music Awards - VH1
1.320 million viewers, #23; 0.822 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #14

Sunday Best (8:00) - BET
1.319 million viewers, #24; 0.438 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #29

Low Winter Sun (10:00) - AMC
1.225 million viewers, #25; 0.527 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #25

Call of the Wildman (9:00) - Animal Planet
1.165 million viewers, #26; 0.437 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #30

Bad Ink (10:00) - A&E
1.163 million viewers, #27; 0.589 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #22

Gator Boys (10:00) - Animal Planet
1.130 million viewers, #28; 0.397 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #32

Container Wars (10:00) - truTV
1.066 million viewers, #29; 0.458 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #28

Oprah's Next Chapter (9:00) - OWN
1.032 million viewers, #30; 0.296 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #36

Bad Ink (10:30) - A&E
1.011 million viewers, #31; 0.525 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #26

Storage Hunters (9:30) - truTV
0.980 million viewers, #32; 0.345 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #34

Hardcore Pawn: Chicago (10:30) - truTV
0.883 million viewers, #33; 0.392 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #33

Jungle Gold (10:00) - Discovery
0.856 million viewers, #34; 0.500 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #27

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (10:00) - OWN
0.853 million viewers, #35; 0.201 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #38

Wendell & Vinnie (8:30) - Nickelodeon
0.764 million viewers, #36; 0.201 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #37

Tattoo Rescue (10:00) - Spike TV
0.572 million viewers, #37; 0.411 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #31

Eat, Drive, Love (9:00) - Bravo
0.530 million viewers, #38; 0.302 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #35

American Ninja Warrior (9:00, 120 Minutes) - G4
0.364 million viewers, #39; 0.179 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #39

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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