Cable Top 25: ‘Pawn Stars’ Again Tops Cable Viewership For Week Ending April 22, 2012

Pawn Stars topped cable viewership for the week with 5.0 million at 10:30 PM and  4.6 million viewers at 10:00 PM.  Swamp People came in third with 4.4 million viewers. WWE Raw took 4th and 5th place with 4.4 and 4.3 million viewers for both of its back-to-back hours.

Top 25  Basic cable shows for the week ending April 22, 2012:

Rank Shows Net Day Time Viewers Live+SD (000) HH Rating
1 PAWN STARS HIST MONDAY 10:30 PM 5033 3.1
2 PAWN STARS HIST MONDAY 10:00 PM 4616 2.9
3 SWAMP PEOPLE HIST THURSDAY 9:00 PM 4460 2.6
4 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW) USA MONDAY 10:00 PM 4453 2.7
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW) USA MONDAY 9:00 PM 4319 2.6
6 MONSTERS, INC. DSNY SATURDAY 9:00 AM 3788 2.3
7 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST MONDAY 9:00 PM 3724 2.3
8 GAME OF THRONES (14:GARDEN OF BONES) HBOM SUNDAY 9:03 PM 3654 2.1
9 SPONGEBOB NICK SUNDAY 10:30 AM 3616 2.3
10 LEGEND OF KORRA NICK SATURDAY 11:00 AM 3546 2.4
11 NBA BASKETBALL (CHICAGO/MIAMI) TNT THURSDAY 8:16 PM 3417 2.2
12 SPONGEBOB NICK SUNDAY 10:00 AM 3362 2.2
13 IN PLAIN SIGHT USA FRIDAY 10:00 PM 3272 2.1
14 NCIS USA SATURDAY 9:00 PM 3269 2.2
15 PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR NICK SUNDAY 11:00 AM 3255 2.1
16 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA(S) (423 REUNION PART 3) BRVO SUNDAY 9:00 PM 3229 2.2
17 NCIS USA SATURDAY 10:00 PM 3225 2.2
18 BIG BANG THEORY, THE (PANTY PINATA POLARIZATION, THE) TBSC THURSDAY 10:30 PM 3194 2.1
19 BIG BANG THEORY, THE (BAD FISH PARADIGM, THE) TBSC TUESDAY 10:30 PM 3186 2.1
20 ARMY WIVES (NON-COMBATANTS 1209) LIF SUNDAY 9:00 PM 3178 2.1
21 NCIS USA WEDNESDAY 8:00 PM 3145 2.2
22 SPONGEBOB NICK SATURDAY 10:30 AM 3135 2.0
23 FAMILY GUY ADSM THURSDAY 11:30 PM 3113 2.2
24 FAMILY GUY ADSM FRIDAY 11:30 PM 3074 2.1
25 BIG BANG THEORY, THE (TANGERINE FACTOR, THE) TBSC TUESDAY 10:00 PM 3028 2.0


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