Both of last Monday’s (not last night’s) telecasts of Pawn Stars had over six million viewers  topping the Knicks/Celtics game one on TNT, which averaged just under six million viewers. Disney Channel movie Lemonade Mouth and USA’s WWE RAW rounded out the top five.

Top 25  Basic cable shows for the week ending April 17, 2011:

Rank Program Network Day Time Viewers (000)
1 PAWN STARS HIST Mon 10:30P-11:00P 6,447
2 PAWN STARS HIST Mon 10:00P-10:30P 6,130
3 KNICKS/CELTICS TNT Sun 07:09P-09:41P 5,989
4 LEMONADE MOUTH DSNY Fri 08:00P-09:55P 5,693
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon 10:00P-11:07P 5,562
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon 09:00P-10:00P 5,335
7 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST Mon 09:00P-10:00P 5,173
8 NUGGETS/THUNDER TNT Sun 09:41P-12:23A 5,038
9 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 10:00A-10:30A 4,867
10 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 09:30A-10:00A 4,657
11 LEMONADE MOUTH DSNY Sun 08:00P-09:55P 4,528
12 DEADLIEST CATCH DISC Tue 09:00P-11:00P 4,373
13 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 09:00A-09:30A 4,235
14 ICARLY NICK Mon 06:00P-06:30P 4,068
15 VICTORIOUS NICK Sat 08:00P-08:30P 3,947
16 T.U.F.F. PUPPY NICK Sat 10:30A-11:00A 3,929
17 SPONGEBOB NICK Sun 09:30A-10:00A 3,792
18 SWAMP PEOPLE HIST Thu 09:00P-10:00P 3,776
19 STORAGE WARS A&E Sun 09:30P-10:00P 3,775
20 SPONGEBOB NICK Wed 05:30P-06:00P 3,682
21 SPONGEBOB NICK Mon 05:30P-06:00P 3,626
22 ICARLY NICK Mon 06:30P-07:00P 3,586
23 BURN NOTICE: FALL SAM AXE USA Sun 09:00P-11:00P 3,571
24 PACERS/BULLS ESPN Sat 01:00P-03:41P 3,567
25 GOOD LUCK CHARLIE DSNY Fri 07:30P-08:00P 3,557

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Nielsen Ratings Data: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All ratings above Live+SD (live viewing plus same day DVR viewing)

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