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[05/18/07 - 10:37 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of May 7-13): Nba Playoffs Power Tnt, Espn
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- NBA coverage dominated the top 15 programs on cable last week as TNT landed six spots while ESPN posted a pair.

Nevertheless they were still no match for HBO's "The Sopranos" (6.5 million, #1) and USA's "WWE Raw" - 9:00 (4.9 million, #3) and 10:00 (5.3 million, #2).

As for the games themselves, ESPN served up the Jazz/Warriors on Friday (3.0 million, #T10) and the Pistons/Bulls on Thursday (2.9 million, #13) while TNT offered up the Jazz/Warriors on Sunday (4.6 million, #4), the Warriors/Jazz on Wednesday (4.3 million, #5), the Spurs/Suns on Tuesday (3.9 million, #6), the Warriors/Jazz on Monday (3.7 million, #8), the Bulls/Pistons on Monday (3.0 million, #T10) and the Nets/Cavaliers on Tuesday (2.8 million, #T15).

Rounding out the list then were HBO's "Entourage" (3.1 million, #9), Discovery's "Deadliest Catch" (3.0 million, #T10) and TBS's broadcast of "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" on Saturday (2.8 million, #T15).





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· ENTOURAGE (HBO)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· WWE RAW (USA)





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