Cable Ranker: USA, Fox News Back In Top Two Spots

07/11/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

With the NBA playoffs off cable and on ABC, USA and Fox News reclaimed the top two spots in the primetime cable ratings last week (the week of June 1-7).

USA averaged 3.218 million viewers in primetime to take the #1 spot. Fox News came in with 2.163 million viewers, while TBS (1.708 million), TNT (1.615 million), and Nick at Nite (1.596 million) rounded out the top five.

Elsewhere in cable news, MSNBC ranked 25th in primetime with 783,000 total viewers. CNN came in right behind at #26 with 763,000 total viewers.

In total day rankings, Nickelodeon claimed the top spot with 2.273 million total viewers. USA (1.518 million total viewers), Nick at Nite (1.440 million total viewers), TNT (1.203 million total viewers), and Fox News (1.151 million total viewers) rounded out the top five.

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