Cable's top programs for March 21-27

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Posted: Mar 31, 2011 5:51 AM
Cable's top programs for March 21-27

Rankings for the top 15 programs on cable networks as compiled by the Nielsen Co. for the week of March 21-27. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses:

1. "Jersey Shore" (Thursday, 10 p.m.), MTV, 5.52 million homes, 7.6 million viewers.

2. "Pawn Stars" (Monday, 10 p.m.), History, 4.44 million homes, 6.44 million viewers.

3. "Pawn Stars" (Monday, 10:30 p.m.), History, 4.43 million homes, 6.26 million viewers.

4. "American Pickers" (Monday, 9 p.m.), History, 3.9 million homes, 5.6 million viewers.

5. NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Florida vs Brigham Young (Thursday, 7:16 p.m.), TBS, 3.79 million homes, 5.26 million viewers.

6. "Army Wives" (Sunday, 9 p.m.), Lifetime, 3.57 million homes, 4.79 million viewers.

7. "NCAA Basketball Post Game" (Friday, 12:30 a.m.), TBS, 3.54 million homes, 4.98 million viewers.

8. Movie: "The Suite Life Movie" (Friday, 8 p.m.), Disney, 3.45 million homes, 5.22 million viewers.

9. "WWE Raw" (Monday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.42 million homes, 5.26 million viewers.

10. "Teen Mom II" (Tuesday, 10 p.m.), MTV, 3.29 million homes, 4.39 million viewers.

11. "WWE Raw" (Monday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.28 million homes, 4.97 million viewers.

12. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Saturday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.27 million homes, 4.54 million viewers.

13. "Fairly Legal" (Thursday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.14 million homes, 4.07 million viewers.

14. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.04 million homes, 4.03 million viewers.

15. NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Butler vs Wisconsin (Thursday, 9:44 p.m.), TBS, 3.01 million homes, 4.21 million viewers.

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MTV and Nickelodeon are owned by Viacom. USA is owned by General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal. History and Lifetime are owned by the A&E Television Networks. TBS is owned by Time Warner Inc. The Disney Channel is owned by the Walt Disney Co.

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