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[08/20/13 - 02:26 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Breaking Bad" Holds Off "True Blood" Finale
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

select cable nielsen ratings
(national numbers for sunday, august 18, 2013)

Here are the highlights of 35 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the cable networks last night, courtesy of TravisYanan:

Breaking Bad (9:00) - AMC
4.771 million viewers, #1; 3.044 million adults 18-49 (2.4 rating), #1

True Blood (9:00) - HBO
4.137 million viewers, #2; 2.918 million adults 18-49 (2.3 rating), #2

Mountain Men (9:00) - History
3.631 million viewers, #3; 1.278 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #5

Sunday Night Baseball - ESPN
3.098 million viewers, #4; 1.203 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating), #6

Keeping Up with the Kardashians (9:00) - E!
2.740 million viewers, #5; 1.649 million adults 18-49 (1.3 rating), #3

Devious Maids (10:00) - Lifetime
2.560 million viewers, #6; 1.144 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #8

Ice Road Truckers (10:00) - History
2.478 million viewers, #7; 0.893 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #14

Real Housewives of New Jersey (8:00) - Bravo
2.293 million viewers, #8; 1.372 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating), #4

Cutthroat Kitchen (10:00) - Food
2.165 million viewers, #9; 1.058 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #11

Sister Wives (9:00) - TLC
2.140 million viewers, #10; 1.089 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #9

Dexter (9:00) - Showtime
1.943 million viewers, #11; 1.145 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating), #7

The Great Food Truck Race (9:00) - Food
1.900 million viewers, #12; 0.757 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #18

The Newsroom (10:00) - HBO
1.887 million viewers, #13; 1.069 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #10

Chopped (8:00) - Food
1.733 million viewers, #14; 0.739 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating), #19

Breaking Amish: LA (10:00) - TLC
1.666 million viewers, #15; 0.869 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #16

Bad Ink (10:00) - A&E
1.620 million viewers, #16; 1.014 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating), #12

Sunday Best (8:00) - BET
1.548 million viewers, #17; 0.663 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #21

Low Winter Sun (10:00) - AMC
1.467 million viewers, #18; 0.690 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #20

Ray Donovan (10:00) - Showtime
1.446 million viewers, #19; 0.620 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #22

Bar Rescue (9:00) - Spike TV
1.433 million viewers, #20; 0.943 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #13

Call of the Wildman (9:00) - Animal Planet
1.399 million viewers, #21; 0.602 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #23

Bad Ink (10:30) - A&E
1.361 million viewers, #22; 0.890 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #15

Total Divas (10:00) - E!
1.349 million viewers, #23; 0.862 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), #17

Gator Boys (10:00) - Animal Planet
1.318 million viewers, #24; 0.597 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #24

Wendell & Vinnie (8:30) - Nickelodeon
1.103 million viewers, #25; 0.254 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #33

Container Wars (9:30) - truTV
1.038 million viewers, #26; 0.309 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #31

Storage Hunters (9:00) - truTV
1.035 million viewers, #27; 0.288 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #32

Jungle Gold (10:00) - Discovery
0.968 million viewers, #28; 0.477 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #28

Oprah's Next Chapter (9:00) - OWN
0.892 million viewers, #29; 0.392 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #29

La La's Full Court Life (10:00) - VH1
0.847 million viewers, #30; 0.574 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating), #25

Hollywood Exes (9:00) - VH1
0.814 million viewers, #31; 0.504 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #27

Snapped (9:00) - Oxygen
0.698 million viewers, #32; 0.386 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating), #30

Tattoo Rescue (10:00) - Spike TV
0.683 million viewers, #33; 0.512 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating), #26

Eat, Drive, Love (9:00) - Bravo
0.519 million viewers, #34; 0.248 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating), #34

American Ninja Warrior (9:00) - G4
0.228 million viewers, #35; 0.117 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating), #35

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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