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[08/23/12 - 02:20 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: USA's "Royal Pains," TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" Share Top Honors
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for wednesday, august 22, 2012)

Here are the highlights of 27 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Royal Pains - USA
3.913 million viewers, #1; 1.350 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating), #2

Necessary Roughness - USA
2.566 million viewers, #2; 0.808 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #7

Storage Wars: Texas (9:30) - A&E
2.437 million viewers, #3; 1.234 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #3

Storage Wars: Texas (9:00) - A&E
2.419 million viewers, #4; 1.120 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #4

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (10:00) - TLC
2.336 million viewers, #5; 1.389 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating), #1

Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu - Cartoon
2.306 million viewers, #6; 0.482 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #22

American Hoggers (10:30) - A&E
1.811 million viewers, #7; 0.876 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #6

American Hoggers (10:00) - A&E
1.771 million viewers, #8; 0.882 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #5

Restaurant: Impossible (9:00) - Food
1.710 million viewers, #9; 0.789 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #9

Toddlers & Tiaras - TLC
1.599 million viewers, #10; 0.771 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #11

Auction Hunters (10:00) - Spike TV
1.541 million viewers, #11; 0.668 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #19

Haunted Collector - Syfy
1.471 million viewers, #12; 0.700 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #16

Operation Repo (9:00) - truTV
1.410 million viewers, #13; 0.688 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #18

Dirty Jobs - Discovery
1.395 million viewers, #14; 0.783 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #10

Paranormal Witness - Syfy
1.361 million viewers, #15; 0.706 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #14

Baby Daddy (8:30) - ABC Family
1.247 million viewers, #16; 0.742 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #12

Melissa & Joey (8:00) - ABC Family
1.218 million viewers, #17; 0.688 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #17

American Guns - Discovery
1.136 million viewers, #18; 0.616 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #20

The Real World: St. Thomas - MTV
1.106 million viewers, #19; 0.798 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #8

Top Chef Masters - Bravo
1.090 million viewers, #20; 0.701 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #15

Futurama - Comedy Central
1.071 million viewers, #21; 0.739 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #13

The Soul Man - TV Land
0.967 million viewers, #22; 0.378 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #25

The Exes - TV Land
0.952 million viewers, #23; 0.402 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #23

Hollywood Exes (9:00) - VH1
0.792 million viewers, #24; 0.498 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #21

MLB Baseball (8:00) - ESPN2
0.658 million viewers, #25; 0.204 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #26

The Soup - E!
0.578 million viewers, #26; 0.399 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #24

The Franchise (10:00) - Showtime
0.124 million viewers, #27; 0.095 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #27

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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