- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Rankings for the top 15 programs on cable networks as compiled by the Nielsen Co. for the week of April 25-May 1. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses:

1. “Presidential Speech: Bin Laden Dead” (Sunday, 11:35 p.m.), CNN, 6.52 million homes, 9.9 million viewers.

2. “Bin Laden Dead” (Sunday, 11 p.m.), CNN, 5.06 million homes, 7.04 million viewers.

3. “Pawn Stars” (Monday, 10:30 p.m.), History, 4.8 million homes, 6.63 million viewers.

4. “Pawn Stars” (Monday, 10 p.m.), History, 4.56 million homes, 6.36 million viewers.

5. NFL Draft (Thursday, 8 p.m.), ESPN, 4.39 million homes, 6 million viewers.

6. NBA Playoffs: New Orleans vs. L.A. Lakers (Tuesday, 10:46 p.m.), TNT, 4.18 million homes, 5.83 million viewers.

7. “Law & Order: CI” (Sunday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.94 million homes, 5.1 million viewers.

8. “Bin Laden Dead” (Sunday, 12 a.m.), CNN, 3.82 million homes, 5.3 million viewers.

9. “Special Report: Bin Laden Death” (Sunday, 11:35 p.m.), Fox News Channel, 3.71 million homes, 5.19 million viewers.

10. “WWE Raw” (Monday, 9 p.m.), USA, 3.52 million homes, 5.17 million viewers.

11. “Special Report: Bin Laden Death” (Sunday, 11:45 p.m.), Fox News Channel, 3.442 million homes, 4.77 million viewers.

11. “WWE Raw” (Monday, 10 p.m.), USA, 3.442 million homes, 5.22 million viewers.

13. “Special Report: Bin Laden Death” (Sunday, 11 p.m.), Fox News Channel, 3.36 million homes, 4.65 million viewers.

14. NBA Playoffs: Denver vs. Oklahoma City (Wednesday, 9:41 p.m.), TNT, 3.31 million homes, 4.26 million viewers.

15. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.18 million homes, 4.37 million viewers.

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Nickelodeon is owned by Viacom. USA is owned by Comcast’s NBC Universal. History is owned by the A&E Television Networks. ESPN is owned by the Walt Disney Co. CNN and TNT are owned by Time Warner Inc. Fox News Channel is owned by News Corp.

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Online:

http://www.nielsen.com/

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