Rankings for the top 15 programs on cable networks as compiled by Nielsen for the week of Oct. 10-16. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses:

1. NFL Football: Miami at N.Y. Jets (Monday, 8:30 p.m.), 11.76 million homes, 16.37 million viewers.

2. "Jersey Shore" (Thursday, 10 p.m.), MTV, 4.68 million homes, 6.47 million viewers.

3. "Walking Dead" (Sunday, 9 p.m.), AMC, 4.54 million homes, 7.25 million viewers.

4. MLB National League Championship Series: Milwaukee at St. Louis (Thursday, 7:57 p.m.), TBS, 4.26 million homes, 5.65 million viewers.

5. MLB National League Championship Series: St. Louis at Milwaukee (Sunday, 7:57 p.m.), TBS, 4.12 million homes, 5.93 million viewers.

6. MLB National League Championship Series: Milwaukee at St. Louis (Friday, 7:57 p.m.), TNT, 3.9 million homes, 5.46 million viewers.

7. College Football: Michigan at Michigan St. (Saturday, 12:01 p.m.), ESPN, 3.76 million homes, 4.77 million viewers.

8. "Sportscenter" (Monday, 11:49 p.m.), ESPN, 3.7 million homes, 4.65 million viewers.

9. "WWE Raw" (Monday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.46 million homes, 5.37 million viewers.

10. MLB National League Championship Series: Milwaukee at St. Louis (Wednesday, 7:59 p.m.), TBS, 3.17 million homes, 4.28 million viewers.

11. "NCIS" (Wednesday, 8 p.m.), USA, 3.12 million homes, 4.25 million viewers.

12. "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" (Monday, 9 p.m.), E! Entertainment, 3 million homes, 3.97 million viewers.

13. "WWE Raw" (Monday, 10 p.m.), USA, 2.99 million homes, 4.66 million viewers.

14. College Football: Arizona at Oregon (Saturday, 10:26 p.m.), ESPN, 2.86 million homes, 3.86 million viewers.

15. "Real Housewives of New Jersey" (Sunday, 10 p.m.), Bravo, 2.8 million homes, 3.44 million viewers.

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USA, Bravo and E! Entertainment are owned by Comcast's NBCUniversal. TBS is owned by Time Warner Inc. ESPN is owned by the Walt Disney Co. MTV is owned by Viacom. AMC is owned by Cablevision Systems Corp.

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