Sunday Cable Ratings: ‘Breaking Bad’ Wins Night + ‘NFL Countdown’ ‘Dexter’, ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ & More

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Breaking Bad was Sunday’s top cable program with a 2.6 down up last week’s 2.2 adults 18-49 rating. NFL Countdown and Dexter tied for second with each earning a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. The premiere of Boardwalk Empire earned a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating. Your predictions were too optimistic.

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Show Net Time Viewership (million, Live+SD) Adults 18-49 rating (Live+SD)
BREAKING BAD AMC 9:00 PM 5.110 2.6
NFL COUNTDOWN           L ESPN 10:00 AM 2.385 1.1
DEXTER S8 SHO1 9:00 PM 2.340 1.1
REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRVO 8:00 PM 2.254 1.0
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:30 PM 1.870 1.0
BOARDWALK EMPIRE HBOM 9:02 PM 2.376 0.9
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 11:00 PM 1.794 0.9
BREAK HBOM 9:59 PM 2.172 0.8
SISTER WIVES TLC 9:00 PM 2.144 0.8
DEVIOUS MAIDS LIF 10:01 PM 2.494 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADSM 10:30 PM 1.867 0.8
NEWSROOM, THE HBOM 10:02 PM 1.756 0.8
AQUA TV SHOW SHOW ADSM 12:00 AM 1.420 0.8
SUNDAY MOVIE FAM 7:30 PM 1.850 0.7
DUCK DYNASTY AEN 9:30 PM 2.061 0.7
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 6:00 PM 2.139 0.7
MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 9:00 PM 2.716 0.7
SPONGEBOB NICK 9:30 AM 2.637 0.7
FAMILY GUY ADSM 2:00 AM 1.131 0.7
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 10:00 PM 1.587 0.7
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 5:00 PM 2.130 0.7
PRINCESS AND THE FROG DSNY 9:00 AM 3.269 0.7
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 10:00 PM 2.110 0.7
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:30 AM 2.965 0.7
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 2:30 AM 1.059 0.7
SQUIDBILLIES ADSM 12:15 AM 1.196 0.7
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 1.312 0.7
SUNDAY MOVIE FAM 4:00 PM 1.738 0.7
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:00 AM 2.932 0.6
BREAKING AMISH: LA TLC 10:00 PM 1.529 0.6
DUCK DYNASTY AEN 8:00 PM 1.898 0.6
SPONGEBOB NICK 9:00 AM 2.413 0.6
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 8:00 PM 2.125 0.6
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 4:00 PM 1.781 0.6
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 7:00 PM 2.012 0.6
BAR RESCUE SPIKE 9:00 PM 1.296 0.6
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:30 PM 2.258 0.6
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 3:00 PM 1.699 0.6
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 9:00 PM 2.141 0.6
VENTURE BROTHERS ADSM 12:30 AM 1.055 0.6
BAD INK AEN 10:00 PM 1.344 0.6
GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE 4 FOOD 9:00 PM 1.850 0.6
DUCK DYNASTY AEN 8:30 PM 1.743 0.6
BAD INK AEN 10:30 PM 1.276 0.6
METALOCALYPSE ADSM 1:15 AM 0.973 0.6
SUPERJAIL ADSM 1:00 AM 0.997 0.6
PHINEAS AND FERB DSNY 10:45 AM 2.528 0.6
CINDERELLA DSNY 8:00 PM 2.715 0.6
CUTTHROAT KITCHEN FOOD 10:00 PM 1.644 0.6
DUCK DYNASTY AEN 9:00 PM 1.716 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 2:00 PM 1.486 0.5
TOTAL DIVAS ENT 10:00 PM 1.091 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:00 PM 2.129 0.5
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:40 AM 1.040 0.5
MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 8:00 PM 1.852 0.5
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 1.441 0.5
BAD INK AEN 11:01 PM 1.133 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 1:00 PM 1.460 0.5
TALKING BAD AMC 11:05 PM 1.036 0.5
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 1.065 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 12:00 PM 1.388 0.5
CALL OF THE WILDMAN APL 9:00 PM 1.336 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 11:00 AM 1.340 0.5
BREAKING BAD AMC 11:35 PM 0.954 0.5
AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 10:00 PM 1.592 0.5
RACHAEL VS. GUY KIDS FOOD 8:00 PM 1.577 0.5
DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE SHORT DSNY 9:25 PM 2.602 0.4
SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:05 PM 0.977 0.4
FX MOVIE WKND AFTERNOON FX 3:30 PM 1.160 0.4
A.N.T.  FARM DSNY 11:00 AM 2.078 0.4
HOLLYWOOD EXES 2 VH1 9:00 PM 0.955 0.4
DOC FILES DSNY 8:55 AM 2.461 0.4
REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRVO 9:00 PM 0.929 0.4
TBS PRIME MOVIE TBSC 8:00 PM 0.854 0.4
INTERSTITIAL BREAK SHO1 9:54 PM 0.946 0.4
CALL OF WILDMAN: MORE LIV APL 9:30 PM 1.253 0.4
RAY DONOVAN S1 SHO1 10:00 PM 1.245 0.4
DUCK DYNASTY AEN 7:30 PM 1.222 0.4
AUSTIN & ALLY DSNY 7:30 PM 1.836 0.4
LAW & ORDER TNT 8:00 AM 1.478 0.4
LOW WINTER SUN AMC 10:04 PM 1.062 0.4
LAW & ORDER TNT 9:00 AM 1.380 0.4
LAW & ORDER TNT 7:00 AM 1.382 0.4
BREAK HBOM 8:56 PM 0.944 0.4
MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 7:00 PM 1.167 0.4
TOP GEAR HIST 11:02 PM 0.899 0.4
TBS SUNDAY MORNING MOVIE TBSC 10:29 AM 0.905 0.4
BREAK HBOM 10:48 PM 0.855 0.3
THE A&E MOVIE AEN 11:00 AM 0.955 0.3
LAW & ORDER TNT 10:00 AM 1.232 0.3
MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 5:00 PM 1.087 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 7:30 PM 1.206 0.3
SYFY MOVIE SYFY 5:05 PM 1.129 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1.416 0.3
LAW & ORDER TNT 6:00 AM 1.115 0.3
LAW & ORDER TNT 11:00 AM 1.101 0.3
LOVE IT LIST IT TOO HGTV 9:00 PM 1.298 0.3
SYFY MOVIE SYFY 8:00 PM 1.281 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 7:00 PM 1.100 0.3
DEADLINE:CRIME WITH TAMRO ID 12:00 AM 0.991 0.3

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