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USA Tops Cable Primetime Viewership, TNT Tops Adults 18-49 Ratings For Week Ending Feb 26, 2012

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February 28th, 2012

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USA Network topped cable primetime in terms of total viewers, but the NBA All-Star Game, and associated festivities, put TNT way ahead with adults 18-49 for the week ending February 26.

Nickelodeon stayed atop in total day total viewership, again just edging Disney.

Prime-time Average Viewers (Live+SD) Week  Ending February 26, 2012

Network (000s)
USA  2,295
TNT  2,243
DSNY  1,651
HIST  1,561
TBSC  1,366
FOXN  1,330
A&E  1,014
ESPN  1,010
FAM  1,009
SYFY  969
FX  929
ADSM  926
HGTV  920
LIFE  894
FOOD  873
DISC  864
MTV  859
TRU  852
CNN  774
AMC  767
TLC  761
TVLD  698
NAN  691
MSNB  680
SPK  639

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

Network (000s)
TNT  1,718
USA  1,005
TBSC  1,000
HIST  969
FAM  704
MTV  702
FX  673
A&E  670
DISC  608
ESPN  606
FOOD  579
SYFY  566
TRU  556
AMC  533
CMDY  525
ADSM  517
LIFE  500
SPK  459
DSNY  459
TLC  450
BRAV  445
HGTV  419
VH1  395
EN  384
BET  384

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Total Day Average Viewers (Live+SD)

Network (000s)
NICK  1,328
DSNY  1,237
USA  1,157
ADSM  1,039
TNT  1,022
TOON  877
FOXN  849
NAN  769
TBSC  738
HIST  737
ESPN  660
FX  631
HGTV  601
A&E  598
FAM  525
FOOD  517
ID  515
LIFE  515
TVLD  514
AMC  503
MTV  497
DISC  454
TRU  454
NKJR  453
SPK  439

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2012 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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