Originally created 11/05/04

Ratings for basic cable networks



Rankings for the top 15 programs on basic cable networks as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for the week of Oct. 25-31. Each ratings point represents 1,096,000 households. Day and start time (EST) are in parentheses.

1. NFL Football: San Francisco vs. Chicago (Sunday, 8:28 p.m.), ESPN, 5.5, 6.07 million homes.

2. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Sunday, 9 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.3, 3.62 million homes.

3. "Fairly Odd Parents" (Saturday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.2, 3.56 million homes.

4. "NFL Prime Time" (Sunday, 7:30 p.m.), ESPN, 3.2, 3.46 million homes.

5. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.2, 3.46 million homes.

6. "WWE Raw" (Monday, 9 p.m.), Spike, 3.1, 3.35 million homes.

7. "Fairly Odd Parents" (Saturday, 10:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.0, 3.3 million homes.

8. "Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius," (Sunday, 8:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.0, 3.29 million homes.

9. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Saturday, 9 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.0, 3.26 million homes.

10. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Sunday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.9, 3.21 million homes.

11. "WWE Raw Zone" (Monday, 10 p.m.), Spike, 2.9, 3.18 million homes.

12. "Fairly Odd Parents" (Sunday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.7, 2.97 million homes.

13. "Danny Phantom" (Saturday, 11 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.6, 2.87 million homes.

14. "Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius" (Saturday, 8:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.6, 2.84 million homes.

15. "Law & Order" (Monday, 8 p.m.), TNT, 2.6, 2.81 million homes.