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USA Network Stays On Top Week's Cable Primetime Ratings

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March 8th, 2011

As is typical during weeks with no special sporting events, USA Network stayed on top the cable primetime adults 18-49 ratings and average viewership for the week. USA seems likely to stay #1 until the NCAA Mens basketball tournament begins.

SpongeBob kept Nickelodeon comfortably at the top of the total day average viewership rankings.

For the week's top 25 individual cable programs click here.

Prime-time Average Viewers (Live+SD) Week of February 28 - March 6, 2011

Network (000s)
USA 2,983
DSNY 2,444
FOXN 1,964
TNT 1,803
HIST 1,790
ESPN 1,673
TBSC 1,574
NAN 1,469
A&E 1,435
FX 1,425
FOOD 1,284
ADSM 1,282
FAM 1,271
MTV 1,262
TRU 1,221
HGTV 1,208
CMDY 1,204
SYFY 1,148
LIFE 1,109
DISC 1,097
TLC 1,050
AMC 1,005
TVLD 904
MSNB 903
NKJR 857

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Adults 18-49 Prime-time Average (Live+SD)

Network (000s)
USA 1,179
TBSC 881
CMDY 826
MTV 823
HIST 806
ESPN 788
TNT 747
FX 728
A&E 699
FOOD 606
ADSM 603
TRU 582
FAM 564
BRAV 529
SYFY 520
DISC 490
TLC 477
DSNY 468
LIFE 467
EN 419
BET 405
HGTV 399
NAN 385
SPK 379
AMC 378

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Total Day Average Viewers (Live+SD)

Network (000s)
NICK 2,143
DSNY 1,662
NAN 1,389
USA 1,385
ADSM 1,290
TNT 1,229
FOXN 1,144
TOON 930
TBSC 856
HIST 856
A&E 849
ESPN 821
FX 766
FOOD 701
TRU 694
HGTV 693
FAM 684
AMC 652
DISC 632
LIFE 620
CMDY 603
MTV 602
NKJR 584
TVLD 558
TLC 519

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

Cable Channel Abbreviations: NICK = Nickelodeon, NAN = Nick At Nite, TOON = Cartoon Network, ADSM = Adult Swim, TRU = truTV, LIFE = Lifetime, NKJR - Nick Jr., FAM = ABC Family, TVLD = TV Land, FOXN = Fox News, TBSC = TBS, DISC = Discovery

 
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