Nielsen Top 15 Basic Cable Programs

  • November 19, 2001
Rankings for the top 15 programs on basic cable networks as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for the week of Nov. 5-11. Each ratings point represents 1,055,000 households. Day and start time (EST) are in parentheses.

1. NFL Football: Oakland Raiders at Seattle Seahawks (Sunday, 8:28 p.m.), ESPN, 5.4, 5.7 million homes.

2. Movie: "Lethal Weapon 4" (Sunday, 8 p.m.), TBS, 4.1, 4.3 million homes.

3. "WWF Entertainment" (Monday, 10 p.m.), TNN, 3.3, 3.5 million homes.

4. "WWF Entertainment" (Monday, 9 p.m.), TNN, 3.0, 3.2 million homes.

5. "NFL Primetime" (Sunday, 7:30 p.m.), ESPN, 2.8, 2.9 million homes.

6. "NFL Sportscenter" (Sunday, 11:37 p.m.), ESPN, 2.5, 2.7 million homes.

7. Movie: "Lethal Weapon 4" (Sunday, 10:30 p.m.), TBS, 2.5, 2.6 million homes.

8. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Sunday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.4, 2.57 million homes.

9. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Saturday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.3, 2.5 million homes.

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10. College Football: Florida at South Carolina (Saturday, 7:45 p.m.), ESPN, 2.3, 2.46 million homes.

11. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Sunday, 10:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.3, 2.42 million homes.

12. "Rugrats" (Saturday, 8 p.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.3, 2.41 million homes.

13. Movie: "Unspeakable Acts" (Sunday, 4 p.m.), Lifetime, 2.3, 2.4 million homes.

14. "Dragon Ball Z" (Tuesday, 6 p.m.), Cartoon Network, 2.3, 2.39 million homes.

15. Presidential address coverage (Thursday, 8:32 p.m.) Fox News Channel, 2.2, 2.36 million homes.

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