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Cable Top 25: 'BET Awards,' 'True Blood, 'NASCAR' and 'Burn Notice' Top Weekly Cable Viewing

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June 28th, 2011

The BET Awards easily topped the week as the most-viewed cable show with 7.7 million viewers.  The season four premiere of True Blood, NASCAR, the season five premiere of Burn Notice and WWE Raw rounted out the top five. USA newcomer Suits made the top ten at #9 and in its series finale, Law & Order: CI was #23.

There is a lot more information in the daily cable ratings.

Top 25  Basic cable shows for the week ending June 26, 2011:

Rank Program Network Day Time Viewers (000)
1 BET AWARDS SHOW(S) BET SUNDAY 8:00 PM 7,710
2 True Blood HBOM SUNDAY 9:05 PM 5,424
3 SPRINT CUP RACING/SONOMA TNT SUNDAY 3:00 PM 5,188
4 Burn Notice USA THURSDAY 9:00 PM 5,167
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE Raw) USA MONDAY 10:00 PM 5,153
6 WWE Entertainment (WWE Raw) USA MONDAY 9:00 PM 5,044
7 NASCAR POST RACE SHOW TNT SUNDAY 6:19 PM 4,893
8 A.N.T. FARM DSNY FRIDAY 8:37 PM 4,640
9 Suits USA THURSDAY 10:00 PM 4,636
10 Swamp People HIST THURSDAY 9:00 PM 4,557
11 PHINEAS AND FERB DSNY FRIDAY 9:06 PM 4,365
12 CARS DSNY TUESDAY 7:00 PM 4,206
13 FALLING SKIES TNT SUNDAY 10:00 PM 4,200
14 NCIS USA WEDNESDAY 8:00 PM 4,064
15 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE Raw) USA MONDAY 8:00 PM 4,033
16 Covert Affairs USA TUESDAY 10:00 PM 4,030
17 WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE DSNY FRIDAY 8:05 PM 3,997
18 SpongeBob NICK THURSDAY 11:30 AM 3,916
19 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 10:00 AM 3,822
20 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 11:00 AM 3,808
21 FAMILY GUY ADSM WEDNESDAY 11:00 PM 3,756
22 S CARS(S) DSNY WEDNESDAY 7:55 AM 3,752
23 LAW & ORDER: CI (ORIG) USA SUNDAY 9:00 PM 3,751
24 SpongeBob NICK THURSDAY 11:00 AM 3,747
25 NCIS USA SATURDAY 9:00 PM 3,742

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