- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Rankings for the top 15 programs on cable networks as compiled by the Nielsen Co. for the week of March 7-13. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses:

1. “Jersey Shore” (Thursday, 10 p.m.), MTV, 5.4 million homes, 7.2 million viewers.

2. “WWE Raw” (Monday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.95 million homes, 5.84 million viewers.

3. “WWE Raw” (Monday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.91 million homes, 5.72 million viewers.

4. NBA Basketball: L.A. Lakers at Miami (Thursday, 7:15 p.m.), TNT, 3.58 million homes, 4.84 million viewers.

5. Movie: “The Best Player” (Saturday, 8 p.m.) Nickelodeon, 3.31 million homes, 5.3 million viewers.

6. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 11 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.28 million homes, 4.87 million viewers.

7. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 10:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.2 million homes, 4.88 million viewers.

8. “NCIS” (Monday, 8 p.m.), USA, 3.03 million homes, 4.07 million viewers.

9. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3 million homes, 4.28 million viewers.

10. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.97 million homes, 4.41 million viewers.

11. “CNN Newsroom” (Friday, 11 a.m.), CNN, 2.94 million homes, 3.61 million viewers.

12. “White Collar” (Tuesday, 10 p.m.), USA, 2.87 million homes, 3.8 million viewers.

13. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 9 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.851 million homes, 4.28 million viewers.

14. Movie: “Finding Nemo” (Thursday, 8 p.m.), Disney, 2.85 million homes, 4.1 million viewers.

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