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Top cable programs in Nielsen ratings for Jan. 2-8

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The Associated Press | January 10, 2012 02:10 PM EST | AP


Rankings for the top 15 programs on cable networks as compiled by the Nielsen Co. for the week of Jan. 2-8. Day and start time (EST) are in parentheses:

1. Rose Bowl: Wisconsin vs. Oregon (Monday, 5:07 p.m.), ESPN, 11.67 million homes, 17.56 million viewers.

2. Rose Bowl Post-game (Monday, 8:42 p.m.), ESPN, 10.46 million homes, 15.80 million viewers.

3. Fiesta Bowl: Stanford vs. Oklahoma State (Monday, 8:47 p.m.), ESPN, 9.60 million homes, 13.68 million viewers.

4. Fiesta Bowl – conclusion (Monday, 12:28 a.m.), ESPN, 7.36 million homes, 10.11 million viewers.

5. Sugar Bowl: Michigan vs. Virginia Tech (Tuesday, 8:25 p.m.), ESPN, 6.96 million homes, 9.57 million viewers.

6. "Jersey Shore" (Thursday, 10 p.m.), MTV, 5.77 million homes, 7.58 million viewers.

7. "Wizards of Waverly Place" (Friday, 8 p.m.), Disney, 5.61 million homes, 9.76 million viewers.

8. Orange Bowl: West Virginia at Clemson (Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.), ESPN, 5.22 million homes, 7.17 million viewers.

9. "Pawn Stars" (Monday, 10:30 p.m.), History, 4.50 million homes, 6.47 million viewers.

10. "Pawn Stars" (Monday, 10 p.m.), History, 4.44 million homes, 6.55 million viewers.

11. "Jessie" (Friday, 9 p.m.), Disney, 4.35 million homes, 7.32 million viewers.

12. Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma State vs. Stanford (Monday, 12:36 a.m.), ESPN, 4.03 million homes, 5.44 million viewers.

13. "American Pickers" (Monday, 9 p.m.), History, 3.94 million homes, 6.13 million viewers.

14. "Storage Wars" (Tuesday, 10:30 p.m.), A&E, 3.65 million homes, 4.90 million viewers.

15. "BCS Bowl Studio" (Monday, 4:57 p.m.), ESPN, 3.50 million homes, 4.75 million viewers.

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ESPN and Disney Channel are owned by the Walt Disney Co. History and A&E are owned by the A&E Television Networks. MTV is owned by Viacom.

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