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Weekly Top Cable Networks: April 7-13

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April 15th, 2008

What's New? Not Top Cable Nets, Still USA & Nickelodeon

usa.gifUSA Network claimed the top spot in the primetime cable network average viewer ranking for the 15th straight week. The last time USA was not in the primetime weekly lead was December 24-30.

In the big Primetime moves, ABC family fell 12 places to #21, and Hallmark rose 11 places to #11.

As usual, Nickelodeon once again took the #1 spot for Total Day cable viewers, capturing both the top rated cable show and 13 of the top 20.

In the big Total Day moves, Discovery moved up 9 places to #13, Hallmark moved up 9 places to #15, and Comedy Channel fell 15 places to #21.

Top Cable Networks by Primetime Viewers, April 7-13, 2008:

Rank

Network

Average Viewers Live+SD (million)

Last Week

1

USA

2.556

1

2

Disney

2.279

2

3

Spike

2.206

4

4

TNT

1.987

3

5

Lifetime

1.930

10

6

TBS

1.893

8

7

ESPN

1.869

7

8

Nick at Night

1.663

5

9

Fox News

1.561

6

10

Discovery

1.228

16

11

Hallmark

1.204

22

12

A&E

1.197

12

13

HGTV

1.121

20

14

TruTV (was CourtTV)

1.114

19

15

FX

1.095

21

16

AMC

1.081

15

17

Cartoon Network

1.080

14

18

VH1

1.074

25

19

Comedy Channel

1.069

13

20

SciFi

1.069

17

21

ABC Family

1.037

9

22

History Channel

1.036

18

23

TLC

0.935

28

24

CNN

0.894

27

25

Food Network

0.892

26

26

MTV

0.800

23

27

Bravo

0.652

30

28

BET

0.637

 

29

ESPN2

0.634

24

30

TV Land

0.620

29

31

MSNBC

0.573

 

 

Lifetime Movie

 

11

 

E!

 

31

 

Top Cable Networks by Total Day Viewers, April 7-13, 2008:

Rank

Network

Average Viewers Live+SD (million)

Last Week

1

Nickelodeon

2.225

1

2

Nick at Night

1.508

2

3

Disney

1.310

3

4

TNT

1.270

5

5

USA

1.266

4

6

Lifetime

1.007

13

7

Cartoon Network

0.963

8

8

TBS

0.938

12

9

Adult Swim

0.929

9

10

Spike

0.928

10

11

ESPN

0.874

18

12

Fox News

0.862

11

13

Discovery

0.805

22

14

TruTV (was CourtTV)

0.747

21

15

Hallmark

0.731

24

16

A&E

0.723

19

17

History Channel

0.659

25

18

FX

0.651

27

19

HGTV

0.625

28

20

ABC Family

0.619

23

21

Comedy Channel

0.587

6

22

Food Network

0.582

15

23

AMC

0.569

29

24

MTV

0.508

31

25

TV Land

0.506

26

26

CNN

0.489

16

27

SciFi

0.483

7

28

TLC

0.450

17

29

VH1

0.441

14

30

MSNBC

0.352

 

31

BET

0.347

 

 

Lifetime Movie

 

20

 

E!

 

30

TV Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 
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