Monday Cable: ‘WWE RAW’ Tops Night, ‘Ridiculousness,’, ‘American Chopper,’ ‘Basketball Wives LA,’ ‘Carfellas’ & Much More
The with the Giants/Jets preseason NFL game on NFL Network where it didn’t have a chance at big numbers (instead of ESPN) it was WWE RAW’s two epiosdes chance to step into the breach and lead the cable night. They scored a 1.8 and 1.7 adults 18-49 rating in their respective airings even with last week.
Secret Life of the American Teenager was up a tenth to a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating at 8pm.
Lots of premieres last night:
- MTV’s Ridiculousness had a nice start with a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. Death Valley not nearly as good with a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating, and Cuff’d didn’t make the top 100 list for the day.
- Basketball Wives LA started off with a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating for VH1.
- Discovery’s American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior returned with a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating, followed by Carfellas with just a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.
Rizzoli & Isles was steady with a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating and The Closer was also steady with a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.
Eureka was also steady with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating and Warehouse 13 was steady with a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. Alphas was down a tenth to a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating after the guest spot by Summer Glau last week.
T.O. Show slipped a tenth vs. its premiere to a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating.
More ratings information courtesy of our friend @TVBill:
- The Lying Game had a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating, even with last week and 1.310 million avg. viewers, down 160,000 vs. last week.
- Weeds had a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating, up a tenth from last week and 796,000 viewers. The Big C had a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating, up a tenth from last week, and 704,000 viewers.
- Adventure Time 0.3 adults 18-49 rating
- Regular Show 0.3 adults 18-49 rating
We only receive the top 100 cable shows for adults 25-54 for the whole day from our primary source. If I see additional information elsewhere I will update the text.
Selected Monday cable ratings: (all Live+Same Day ratings):
|Show||Net||Time||Viewership (million, Live+SD)||Adults 18-49 rating (Live+SD)|
|WWE ENTERTAINMENT||USA||9:00 PM||4.793||1.8|
|WWE ENTERTAINMENT||USA||10:00 PM||4.516||1.7|
|FAMILY GUY||ADSM||11:30 PM||3.190||1.5|
|AMERICAN CHOPPER: SR v. JR||DISC||9:00 PM||2.740||1.2|
|RIZZOLI & ISLES||TNT||10:00 PM||6.714||1.2|
|PAWN STARS||HIST||10:30 PM||3.392||1.2|
|CLOSER, THE||TNT||9:00 PM||6.831||1.2|
|PAWN STARS||HIST||10:00 PM||3.248||1.1|
|SECRET LIFE/AMERICAN TEEN||FAM||8:00 PM||2.383||1.1|
|PAWN STARS||HIST||8:30 PM||3.080||1.0|
|BASKETBALL WIVES LA||VH1||8:00 PM||1.812||1.0|
|DEATH VALLEY||MTV||10:31 PM||1.858||0.9|
|AMERICAN PICKERS||HIST||9:00 PM||2.743||0.8|
|PAWN STARS||HIST||8:00 PM||2.557||0.8|
|WAREHOUSE 13||SYFY||9:00 PM||2.292||0.8|
|LA LAS FULL COURT LIFE||VH1||9:00 PM||1.404||0.7|
|T.O. SHOW 3||VH1||9:30 PM||1.323||0.7|
|LIZARD LICK TOWING||TRU||9:30 PM||1.424||0.6|
|NFL PRESEASON||NFLN||7:00 PM||1.784||0.6|
|BAD GIRLS CLUB||OXYG||9:00 PM||1.281||0.6|
|KATE PLUS 8||TLC||9:00 PM||1.372||0.6|
|CHELSEA LATELY||ENT||11:00 PM||0.963||0.5|
|PARDON THE INTERRUPTION||ESPN||5:30 PM||1.026||0.5|
|DESIGN STAR 6||HGTV||9:00 PM||2.021||0.5|
|MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER||BRVO||9:00 PM||0.982||0.5|
|WORLDS DUMBEST||TRU||12:00 AM||0.963||0.5|
|HARDCORE HISTORY||HIST||11:00 PM||1.155||0.5|
|BEAR SWAMP RECOVERY||TRU||10:00 PM||1.129||0.5|
|NFL PRESEASON||NFLN||10:09 PM||1.086||0.5|
|DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES||FOOD||9:30 PM||1.149||0.4|
|BEST THING I EVER ATE||FOOD||10:00 PM||0.973||0.4|
|HOUSE HUNTERS INTL||HGTV||8:30 PM||1.531||0.4|
|HOUSE HUNTERS||HGTV||8:00 PM||1.355||0.4|
|MOST ELIGIBLE DALLAS||BRVO||10:00 PM||0.731||0.4|
|ANTHONY BOURDAIN NO RSRV||TRAV||9:00 PM||0.789||0.3|
|DESIGN ON A DIME||HGTV||10:00 PM||1.184||0.3|
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