The Monday Night Football game between the Ravens and Jaguars topped cable viewership for the week ending October 30, but dropped below 10 million to a piddly (for MNF) 9.3 million viewers. The Walking Dead was in second with 6.1 million viewers, comfortably ahead of WWE RAW.

Top 25  Basic cable shows for the week ending October 30, 2011:

Rank Program Network Day Time Viewers (000)
1 RAVENS/JAGUARS ESPN Mon 08:30P-12:02A 9,275
2 WALKING DEAD AMC Sun 09:00P-10:00P 6,095
3 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon 09:00P-10:00P 4,927
4 NASCAR SPRINT CUP L ESPN Sun 01:43P-06:01P 4,923
5 WISCONSIN/OHIO STATE ESPN Sat 07:58P-11:28P 4,547
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon 10:00P-11:08P 4,501
7 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 10:30A-11:00A 4,467
8 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 10:00A-10:30A 4,429
10 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 11:00A-11:30A 4,156
11 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 09:30A-10:00A 4,137
12 NCIS USA Wed 08:00P-09:00P 4,117
13 JESSIE DSNY Fri 09:00P-09:30P 3,934
14 SPONGEBOB NICK Sun 10:00A-10:30A 3,928
15 NCIS USA Wed 09:00P-10:00P 3,926
16 SONS OF ANARCHY FX Tue 10:00P-11:05P 3,819
17 SPONGEBOB NICK Sun 10:30A-11:00A 3,773
18 WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE DSNY Sat 09:30P-10:00P 3,737
19 FAIRLY ODD PARENTS NICK Sat 11:30A-12:00P 3,633
20 NCIS USA Mon 08:00P-09:00P 3,593
21 SPONGEBOB NICK Sun 09:30A-10:00A 3,533
22 PAWN STARS HIST Mon 10:30P-11:00P 3,459
23 NCIS USA Sat 08:00P-09:00P 3,436
24 WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE DSNY Fri 08:00P-08:30P 3,435
25 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOXN Wed 08:00P-09:00P 3,390

There is a lot more information in the daily cable ratings.

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