- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Rankings for the top 15 programs on cable networks as compiled by the Nielsen Co. for the week of March 14-20. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses:

1. “Jersey Shore” (Thursday, 10 p.m.), MTV, 4.9 million homes, 6.59 million viewers.

2. “WWE Raw” (Monday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.74 million homes, 5.87 million viewers.

3. “WWE Raw” (Monday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.56 million homes, 5.43 million viewers.

4. “Teen Mom II” (Tuesday, 10 p.m.), MTV, 3.2 million homes, 4.52 million viewers.

5. “Fairly Legal” (Thursday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.11 million homes, 4.04 million viewers.

6. NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Texas vs Arizona (Sunday, 6 p.m.), TNT, 3.04 million homes, 4.4 million viewers.

7. “Army Wives” (Sunday, 9 p.m.), Lifetime, 3.03 million homes, 3.84 million viewers.

8. NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kansas vs Illinois (Sunday, 8:52 p.m.), TNT, 3.02 million homes, 4.4 million viewers.

9. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 10:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.97 million homes, 4.1 million viewers.

10. “NCIS” (Monday, 8 p.m.), USA, 2.92 million homes, 3.98 million viewers.

11. “The O’Reilly Factor” (Monday, 8 p.m.), Fox News Channel, 2.865 million homes, 3.69 million viewers.

12. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.86 million homes, 3.97 million viewers.

13. “ICarly” (Saturday, 8 p.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.84 million homes, 4.59 million viewers.

14. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Sunday, 10:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.83 million homes, 3.93 million viewers.

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