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CABLES TOP 25

8/13/2000 08:00:00 PM Eastern

Following are the top 25 basic cable programs for the week of July 31 - Aug. 6, ranked by rating. Cable rating is coverage area rating within each basic cable network's universe; U.S. rating is of 100.8 million TV households. Sources: Nielsen Media Research, Turner Entertainment.


CABLE'S TOP 25

Rank Program Network Day Time Duration Rating Cable Rating U.S. HHs (000) Cable Share

1

WWF Entertainment

USA

Mon

10:00P

66

7.0

5.5

5467

11.4

2

m/ 'As Good As It Gets'

TBS

Sun

8:00P

180

6.8

5.4

5410

11.2

3

m/ 'Pretty Woman'

TBS

Sun

5:30P

150

6.1

4.9

4852

12.4

4

WWF Entertainment

USA

Mon

9:00P

60

5.8

4.5

4517

8.8

5

m/ 'The Jackal'

USA

Tue

9:00P

150

4.7

3.7

3651

7.9

6

m/ 'Ghost'

TBS

Sun

2:46P

164

3.9

3.2

3136

9.6

7

m/ 'Cradle Of Conspiracy'

LIF

Sun

4:00P

120

3.5

2.7

2713

7.9

8

Rugrats

NICK

Mon

3:30P

30

3.4

2.7

2653

9.8

9

Real World IX

MTV

Tue

10:00P

30

3.3

2.5

2510

5.4

9

m/ 'Justice for Annie'

LIF

Sun

2:00P

120

3.3

2.5

2506

8.3

11

Rugrats

NICK

Mon

4:30P

30

3.2

2.5

2525

8.4

11

Rugrats

NICK

Mon

3:00P

30

3.2

2.5

2489

9.6

11

Rugrats

NICK

Mon

4:00P

30

3.2

2.5

2481

8.8

14

Rugrats

NICK

Mon

2:30P

30

3.1

2.4

2400

9.2

15

NFL/Falcons/Cowboys

ESPN

Sat

9:56P

189

3.0

2.4

2371

6.6

15

MLB/Braves/Cards

ESPN

Sun

8:00P

205

3.0

2.4

2358

5.0

15

WCW Monday Nitro Live!

TNT

Mon

8:00P

60

3.0

2.4

2358

4.9

18

m/ 'As Good As It Gets'

TBS

Sun

11:00P

178

2.9

2.3

2291

7.6

18

Hey Arnold

NICK

Mon

7:00P

30

2.9

2.3

2244

5.3

18

Dexter's Laboratory

TOON

Wed

9:00P

30

2.9

1.9

1854

4.5

21

m/ 'Michael'

TBS

Sun

12:30P

136

2.8

2.3

2252

7.9

21

Rugrats

NICK

Thu

7:30P

30

2.8

2.2

2198

5.4

21

Spongebob

NICK

Sat

10:00A

30

2.8

2.2

2196

9.6

21

Rocket Power

NICK

Tue

3:00P

30

2.8

2.2

2194

8.3

21

Rugrats

NICK

Mon

7:30P

30

2.8

2.2

2192

4.9

21

Rugrats

NICK

Mon

2:00P

30

2.8

2.2

2181

8.4

21

Walker Texas Ranger

USA

Mon

8:00P

30

2.8

2.2

2175

4.5

21

Rocket Power

NICK

Tue

2:30P

30

2.8

2.2

2175

8.2

21

Hey Arnold

NICK

Thu

3:30P

30

2.8

2.2

2148

8.1

21

Tom & Jerry

TOON

Wed

9:30P

30

2.8

1.8

1787

4.3
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