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Cable ratings: Monday Night Football, WWE RAW, Hannah Montana and Monk...

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September 22nd, 2009

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The first game of the Monday Night Football kickoff, the Bills vs. the Patriots on Monday September 14 was the most-watched show of the week with just over 14 million viewers, with the second game of the Chargers vs. Raiders in second with  11.95 million.  The drop to third place WWE Raw with 5.1 million was steep.  Sunday night's Hannah Montanta was in fourth place with 5.061 million and Monk rounded out the top five with 4.88 million.

I will doing highlights for ABC Family, Syfy, and Cartoon Network in separate posts, later in the day.

Outside of the Top 25, but just outside of it, really, was Liftime's Project Runway with 3.62 million.  Army Wives with 3.28 Million, and Drop Dead Diva with 3.06 million also performed well for Lifetime.

Mad Men competed with itself winning the best drama Emmy and averaged 1.57 million viewers Sunday night at 10pm.

Top 25  cable shows for the week ending September 20, 2009:

Rank Shows NET DAY Time Households (000) Viewers Live+SD (000)
1 NFL REGULAR SEASON L (BILLS/PATRIOTS) ESPN MONDAY 7:00 PM 10,224 14,001
2 NFL REGULAR SEASON L (CHARGERS/RAIDERS) ESPN MONDAY 10:17 PM 8,774 11,945
3 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE Raw) USA MONDAY 10:00 PM 3,481 5,105
4 HANNAH MONTANA DSNY SUNDAY 7:30 PM 3,487 5,061
5 MONK USA FRIDAY 9:00 PM 3,374 4,879
6 NCIS USA WEDNESDAY 8:00 PM 3,621 4,756
7 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE Raw) USA MONDAY 9:00 PM 3,241 4,733
8 SUITE LIFE ON DECK DSNY FRIDAY 8:30 PM 3,130 4,547
9 COLL FTBALL-THUR NIGHT L (GEORGIA TECH/MIAMI) ESPN THURSDAY 7:30 PM 3,332 4,390
10 THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER SPIKE WEDNESDAY 10:05 PM 2,889 4,107
11 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOXNC TUESDAY 8:00 PM 3,123 4,039
12 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOXNC WEDNESDAY 8:00 PM 2,989 4,035
13 PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR NICK SATURDAY 10:00 AM 3,049 4,026
14 COLL FTBALL-SAT PRIME L (GEORGIA/ARKANSAS) ESPN SATURDAY 7:41 PM 2,850 4,025
15 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOXNC THURSDAY 8:00 PM 2,974 3,913
16 S Suite Life on Deck(S)-09/18/2009 DSNY FRIDAY 8:00 PM 2,671 3,819
17 UNDERDOG DSNY SATURDAY 8:45 PM 2,588 3,816
18 NCIS USA MONDAY 8:00 PM 2,848 3,812
19 PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR NICK SATURDAY 10:30 AM 2,747 3,798
20 NCIS USA WEDNESDAY 9:00 PM 2,862 3,794
21 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOXNC MONDAY 8:13 PM 2,791 3,778
22 iCarly NICK SATURDAY 8:00 PM 2,708 3,766
23 Psych USA FRIDAY 10:00 PM 2,650 3,741
24 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 9:30 AM 2,906 3,717
25 SONS OF ANARCHY FX TUESDAY 10:00 PM 2,612 3,707

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Nielsen Ratings Data: ©2009 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All ratings above Live+SD (live viewing plus same day DVR viewing)

 
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