- Associated Press - Thursday, July 22, 2010

Rankings for the top 15 programs on cable networks as compiled by the Nielsen Co. for the week of July 12-18. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses:

1. “Deadliest Catch” (Tuesday, 9 p.m.), Discovery, 5.77 million homes, 8.54 million viewers.

2. “The Closer” (Monday, 9 p.m.), TNT, 5.71 million homes, 7.66 million viewers.

3. “Rizzoli & Isles” (Monday, 10:01 p.m.), TNT, 5.64 million homes, 7.55 million viewers.

4. “Home Run Derby” (Monday, 8:15 p.m.), ESPN, 4.62 million homes, 6.41 million viewers.

5. “After the Catch” (Tuesday, 10:01 p.m.), Discovery, 4.58 million homes, 6.84 million viewers.

6. “Burn Notice” (Thursday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.99 million homes, 5.64 million viewers.

7. “Sonny With a Chance” (Sunday, 8:30 p.m.), Disney, 3.97 million homes, 6.11 million viewers.

8. “Covert Affairs” (Tuesday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.84 million homes, 4.87 million viewers.

9. “Pawn Stars” (Monday, 10:30 p.m.), History, 3.83 million homes, 5.17 million viewers.

10. “Royal Pains” (Thursday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.69 million homes, 5.19 million viewers.

11. “Hannah Montana Forever” (Sunday, 8 p.m.), Disney, 3.53 million homes, 5.39 million viewers.

12. “WWE Raw” (Monday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.48 million homes, 5.06 million viewers.

13. “Pawn Stars” (Monday, 10 p.m.), History, 3.47 million homes, 4.63 million viewers.

14. “White Collar” (Tuesday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.17 million homes, 4.29 million viewers.

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