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Cable Top 25: 'Monday Night Football,' 'Jersey Shore,' Sheen Roast, GOP Debate Top Weekly Cable Viewing

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September 27th, 2011

The Monday Night Football game between the Giants and Rams easily topped the week ending September 25. Jersey Shore, the Comedy Central Roast Of Charlie Sheen, the GOP Debate on Fox News and Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos rounded out the top five.

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

Rank Shows Net Day Time Viewers Live+SD (000) HH rating
1 NFL REGULAR SEASON      L ESPN MONDAY 8:30 PM  11,922 7.8
2 Jersey Shore SSN 4 MTV THURSDAY 10:00 PM  6,493 4.2
3 ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN CMDY MONDAY 10:00 PM  6,426 3.8
4 REPUBLICAN PRES DEBATE(S) FOXNC THURSDAY 9:00 PM  6,134 4.0
5 REPUBLICAN PRES DEBATE(S) FOXNC THURSDAY 10:00 PM  6,080 3.9
6 JEFF DUNHAM: CONTROLLED CHAOS CMDY SUNDAY 9:00 PM  5,488 3.1
7 SPRINT CUP POST RACE    L ESPN SUNDAY 5:07 PM  4,428 2.7
8 WWE Entertainment (WWE Raw) USA MONDAY 9:00 PM  4,428 2.7
9 NASCAR SPRINT CUP       L ESPN SUNDAY 2:00 PM  4,235 2.7
10 WWE Entertainment (WWE Raw) USA MONDAY 10:00 PM  4,222 2.6
11 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 10:00 AM  4,046 2.5
12 CARS DSNY SATURDAY 9:30 AM  4,000 2.3
13 SpongeBob NICK SATURDAY 9:30 AM  3,884 2.5
14 Teen Mom SSN 3 MTV TUESDAY 10:00 PM  3,838 2.6
15 NCIS USA MONDAY 8:00 PM  3,837 2.5
16 Pawn Stars HIST MONDAY 10:30 PM  3,830 2.5
17 Pawn Stars HIST MONDAY 10:00 PM  3,659 2.3
18 SpongeBob NICK SUNDAY 11:30 AM  3,633 2.3
19 KUNG FU PANDA NICK SATURDAY 11:00 AM  3,572 2.2
20 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOXNC THURSDAY 8:00 PM  3,513 2.4
21 PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR NICK SATURDAY 10:30 AM  3,482 2.1
22 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOXNC WEDNESDAY 8:00 PM  3,457 2.3
23 iCarly NICK SATURDAY 8:00 PM  3,454 2.1
24 SpongeBob NICK SUNDAY 11:00 AM  3,435 2.2
25 Sons Of Anarchy FX TUESDAY 10:00 PM  3,424 2.2

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