Originally created 03/09/06

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 Feb. 27-March 5. Day and start time (EST) are in parentheses.

1. "WWE Raw" (Monday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.71 million homes, 5.04 million viewers.

2. "WWE Raw" (Monday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.49 million homes, 4.81 million viewers.

3. "Monk" (Friday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.45 million homes, 4.88 million viewers.

4. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.4 million homes, 4.41 million viewers.

5. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Sunday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.36 million homes, 4.51 million viewers.

6. "Fairly Odd Parents" (Sunday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.36 million homes, 4.35 million viewers.

7. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Saturday, 9 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.2 million homes, 4.03 million viewers.

8. "Fairly Odd Parents" (Saturday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.14 million homes, 3.99 million viewers.

9. College Basketball: North Carolina vs. Duke (Saturday, 9:02 p.m.), ESPN, 3.13 million homes, 4.7 million viewers.

10. Movie: "High School Musical" (Tuesday, 8 p.m.), Disney, 3.11 million homes, 4.13 million viewers.

11. "Fairly Odd Parents" (Saturday, 10:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.07 million homes, 3.87 million viewers.

12. "Fairly Odd Parents" (Sunday, 10:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.95 million homes, 3.81 million viewers.

13. "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Sunday, 9 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.74 million homes, 3.58 million viewers.

14. "Law & Order" (Tuesday, 9 p.m.), TNT, 2.72 million homes, 3.54 million viewers.

15. "Ned Declassified" (Friday, 6 p.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.7 million homes, 3.42 million viewers.