Top 15 cable programs for Nov. 30-Dec. 6

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Posted: Dec 09, 2009 1:39 PM

Rankings for the top 15 programs on cable networks as compiled by the Nielsen Co. for the week of Nov. 30-Dec. 6. Day and start time (EST) are in parentheses:

1. NFL Football: New England vs. New Orleans (Monday, 8:29 p.m.), ESPN, 14.87 million homes, 21.4 million viewers.

2. "Monk" (Friday, 9 p.m.), USA, 6.27 million homes, 9.43 million viewers.

3. Movie: "I Quit ICarly" (Saturday, 8 p.m.), Nickelodeon 5.33 million homes, 8.84 million viewers.

4. "Sportscenter" (Monday, 11:37 p.m.), ESPN, 4.42 million homes, 5.67 million viewers.

5. College Football: Oregon vs. Oregon State (Thursday, 8:53 p.m.), ESPN, 4.15 million homes, 5.72 million viewers.

6. "White Collar" (Friday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.84 million homes, 5.54 million viewers.

7. "ICarly" (Saturday, 7:30 p.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.71 million homes, 5.48 million viewers.

8. "NCIS" (Wednesday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.71 million homes, 5.48 million viewers.

9. "Presidential Address/Analysis" (Tuesday, 8:36 p.m.), Fox News Channel, 3.56 million homes, 5.21 million viewers.

10. "NCIS" (Wednesday, 8 p.m.), USA, 3.5 million homes, 4.45 million viewers.

11. "Monk" (Friday, 8 p.m.), USA, 3.41 million homes, 4.72 million viewers.

12. "WWE Raw" (Monday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.25 million homes, 4.81 million viewers.

13. Movie: "I Quit ICarly" (Sunday, 7 p.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.19 million homes, 4.59 million viewers.

14. "ICarly" (Saturday, 7 p.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.18 million homes, 4.57 million viewers.

15. "Monday Night Countdown" (Monday, 7 p.m.), ESPN, 3.15 million homes, 4.22 million viewers.

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ESPN is owned by the Walt Disney Co. Nickelodeon is owned by Viacom Inc. USA is owned by General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal. Fox News Channel is owned by News Corp.