Wednesday Cable Ratings: ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ & ‘Challenge: Battle of the Exes’ Top ‘Royal Pains’ + ‘Hot In Cleveland,’ ‘Face Off’ & More

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A&E’s Dog The Bounty Hunter was up sharply from last week’s 0.8 adults 18-49 rating to lead cable for the night with a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. MTV’s The Challenge: Battle of the Exes premiered to a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.

USA’s Royal Pains was up a tenth vs. last week to a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.

TV Land’s Hot In Cleveland was even with  vs. last week with a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating at 10pm. Update via @TVBill: The Exes averaged a 0.2 rating with adults 18-49 and 931,000 total viewers.

Syfy’s Face Off was steady with a 0.8 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 you don’t see your show it was in that top 100 list. I generally filter out repeats, and kids shows, and non-primetime shows.

Wednesday night cable highlights:

Program Net Time Viewers (000) 18-49 Rating
DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER AEN 10:00 PM 3184 1.4
CHALLENGE: BATTLE OF EXES MTV 10:00 PM 1908 1.2
AMERICAN RESTORATION HIST 10:00 PM 2743 1.0
DAILY SHOW CMDY 11:00 PM 2093 1.0
ROYAL PAINS USA 10:00 PM 3371 1.0
AMERICAN RESTORATION HIST 10:30 PM 2489 0.9
TOP CHEF BRVO 10:00 PM 1831 0.9
ONLY IN AMERICA HIST 9:00 PM 2238 0.8
FULL THROTTLE SALOON TRU 9:00 PM 1649 0.8
FACE OFF SYFY 10:00 PM 1690 0.8
COLBERT REPORT CMDY 11:31 PM 1486 0.7
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN L ESPN 9:07 PM 1559 0.6
GHOST HUNTERS SYFY 9:00 PM 1734 0.6
TODDLERS & TIARAS TLC 10:00 PM 1544 0.5
HELLS ROADS DISC 9:00 PM 1153 0.5
THE SOUP ENT 10:00 PM 805 0.5
INCOME PROPERTY HGTV 9:00 PM 1201 0.4
CONAN TBSC 11:00 PM 852 0.4
KITCHEN COUSINS HGTV 9:30 PM 1109 0.4
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 866 0.4
RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD 9:00 PM 1177 0.4
DARK MINDS ID 10:00 PM 983 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 1053 0.4
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 6:30 PM 914 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 10:30 PM 1249 0.4
WORLDS DUMBEST TRU 7:00 PM 841 0.4
HOT IN CLEVELAND TVL 10:00 PM 1430 0.3
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRVO 11:01 PM 689 0.3


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