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ESPN Again Tops Cable Primetime Ratings For Week Ending September 25

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September 27th, 2011


ESPN topped the cable primetime adults 18-49 ratings and total viewership for the week, and will likely stay there through the football season.The Roast of Charlie Sheen lifted Comedy Central to an impressive #2 among adults 18-49 for the week. Nickelodeon remained 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  Ending September 25, 2011

Network (000s)
ESPN  2,753
USA  2,596
FOXN  2,337
DSNY  2,217
CMDY  1,867
HIST  1,602
FX  1,387
SYFY  1,359
ADSM  1,332
MTV  1,251
TNT  1,248
A&E  1,142
FAM  1,114
TBSC  1,090
NAN  1,043
TRU  959
FOOD  953
HGTV  931
AMC  929
LIFE  921
DISC  900
SPK  882
TLC  846
NKJR  805
BET  710

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

Network (000s)
ESPN  1,346
CMDY  1,133
USA  953
MTV  801
FX  795
HIST  720
TBSC  626
ADSM  621
SYFY  585
TNT  540
A&E  516
FAM  510
DISC  509
TRU  492
FOOD  473
SPK  460
BRAV  441
TLC  430
LIFE  406
NAN  372
AMC  370
BET  369
DSNY  364
FOXN  342
HGTV  297

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Total Day Average Viewers (Live+SD)

Network (000s)
NICK  1,708
DSNY  1,542
USA  1,501
ADSM  1,355
ESPN  1,238
FOXN  1,146
NAN  1,049
TNT  976
TOON  949
CMDY  771
FX  705
HIST  697
A&E  680
MTV  658
TBSC  652
HGTV  615
FAM  609
TRU  579
FOOD  561
DISC  547
SYFY  546
NKJR  525
LIFE  513
AMC  511
SPK  496

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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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