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Cable ratings: Wizards of Waverly Place, The Closer, WWE RAW & Royal Pains

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September 1st, 2009

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It's no surprise Wizards of Wavery Place The Movie was the top cable show of the week, so far it is the top cable show of the year with 11.433 million!   The summer finale of The Closer came in with 7.39 million followed by WWE  RAW with 5.952 million and Royal Pains season finale with 5.880 million.  A rebroadcast of Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie rounded out the top five with 5.78 million (and also #16 and #20).  An episode Wizards of Waverly Place that ran before the movie was 8th for the week with 5.276 million and other airings of Wizards of Waverly Place took the #18 & #25 spots.

True Blood was #9 in overall viewing for the week.

The Top 25 is below but here are a bunch of shows not in the Top 25 (unranked):

Mad Men (1.608M), Psych (4.083M), Project Runway (3.488M), The T.O. Show (1.687M), Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami (1.924), Secret Life (3.208M), Make It or Break It (2.397M), 10 Things I Hate About You (1.146M).  Warehouse 13 (2.862M), Ghost Hunters Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2.703M), (2.09M), Eureka (2.060M), ECW (1.713M), Leverage (3.729M), Raising the Bar (3.391M), Dark Blue (2.592m), Hoarders (2.088M), Top Chef (2.769M), Real Housewives of Atlanta (2.478M)

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Top 25  cable shows for the week ending August 30, 2009:

Rank Shows NET DAY Time Households (000) Viewers Live+SD (000)
1 WIZARDS OF WAVERLY MOVIE DSNY FRIDAY 8:00 PM 6,614 11,433
2 CLOSER, THE TNT MONDAY 9:00 PM 5,456 7,390
3 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE Raw) USA MONDAY 10:00 PM 3,892 5,952
4 ROYAL PAINS USA THURSDAY 10:00 PM 4,368 5,880
5 WIZARDS OF WAVERLY MOVIE DSNY SATURDAY 7:00 PM 3,839 5,780
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE Raw) USA MONDAY 9:00 PM 3,872 5,764
7 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 10:30 AM 4,037 5,335
8 S WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLAC(S)-08/28/2009 DSNY FRIDAY 7:30 PM 3,615 5,276
9 TRUE BLOOD HBOM SUNDAY 9:02 PM 3,262 5,185
10 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 10:00 AM 3,780 5,093
11 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 11:00 AM 3,677 4,987
12 MONK USA FRIDAY 9:00 PM 3,496 4,976
13 NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL L (JETS/RAVENS) ESPN MONDAY 8:00 PM 3,910 4,953
14 LIGHTS,CAMERA,TAKE ACTION(S)-08/28/2009 DSNY FRIDAY 9:55 PM 3,067 4,846
15 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 9:30 AM 3,504 4,752
16 WIZARDS OF WAVERLY MOVIE DSNY SUNDAY 8:00 PM 3,417 4,741
17 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 11:30 AM 3,400 4,526
18 WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE DSNY FRIDAY 7:00 PM 3,050 4,344
19 SPONGEBOB NICK SATURDAY 9:00 AM 3,145 4,277
20 WIZARDS OF WAVERLY MOVIE DSNY SUNDAY 12:00 PM 3,030 4,274
21 PRINCESS PROTECTION PROGR DSNY MONDAY 8:00 PM 2,889 4,253
22 NCIS USA MONDAY 8:00 PM 3,102 4,226
23 ARMY WIVES LIF SUNDAY 10:00 PM 3,427 4,189
24 NCIS USA WEDNESDAY 8:00 PM 3,197 4,102
25 S WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLAC(S)-08/29/2009 DSNY SATURDAY 8:45 PM 2,722 4,094

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