History’s Pawn Stars edged out last Monday’s episode of TNT’s The Closer to lead as the week’s most-watched show on cable.

Top 25  Basic cable shows for the week ending July 24, 2011:

Rank Program Network Day Time Viewers (000)
1 PAWN STARS HIST Mon 10:00P-10:30P 6,667
2 CLOSER, THE TNT Mon 09:00P-10:00P 6,470
3 PAWN STARS HIST Mon 10:30P-11:00P 6,394
4 RIZZOLI & ISLES TNT Mon 10:00P-11:00P 6,392
5 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST Mon 09:00P-10:00P 5,574
6 SWAMP PEOPLE HIST Thu 09:00P-10:00P 5,518
7 BURN NOTICE USA Thu 09:00P-10:00P 5,390
8 TRUE BLOOD HBOM Sun 09:02P-09:58P 5,261
9 STORAGE WARS A&E Wed 10:30P-11:00P 5,089
10 ROYAL PAINS USA Wed 09:00P-10:00P 5,029
11 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon 10:00P-11:14P 4,981
12 GOOD LUCK CHARLIE DSNY Sun 08:30P-09:00P 4,933
13 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon 09:00P-10:00P 4,703
14 COVERT AFFAIRS USA Tue 10:00P-11:00P 4,548
15 STORAGE WARS A&E Wed 10:00P-10:30P 4,499
16 SUITS USA Thu 10:00P-11:00P 4,376
17 NECESSARY ROUGHNESS USA Wed 10:00P-11:00P 4,202
18 PAWN STARS HIST Mon 08:30P-09:00P 4,201
19 WHITE COLLAR USA Tue 09:00P-10:00P 4,184
20 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 11:30A-12:00P 4,140
21 FALLING SKIES TNT Sun 10:00P-11:00P 4,068
22 SHAKE IT UP DSNY Sun 08:00P-08:30P 4,056
23 NCIS USA Mon 08:00P-09:00P 4,037
24 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 10:00A-10:30A 4,020
25 SPONGEBOB NICK Sat 10:30A-11:00A 4,011

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

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