- Associated Press - Thursday, November 17, 2011

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

1. NFL Football: Chicago at Philadelphia (Monday, 8:30 p.m.), ESPN, 12.21 million homes, 16.84 million viewers.

2. College Football: Nebraska at Penn State (Saturday, 12:04 p.m.), ESPN, 4.18 million homes, 5.42 million viewers.

3. “Walking Dead” (Sunday, 9 p.m.), AMC, 4.08 million homes, 6.12 million viewers.

4. NFL Football: Oakland at San Diego (Thursday, 8:30 p.m.), NFLN, 3.77 million homes, 5.27 million viewers.

5. “SportsCenter” (Monday, 11:57 p.m.), ESPN, 3.44 million homes, 4.35 million viewers.

6. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 9 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.35 million homes, 4.44 million viewers.

7. Auto Racing: NASCAR Sprint Cup (Sunday, 3 p.m.), ESPN, 3.286 million homes, 4.76 million viewers.

8. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3,284 million homes, 4.44 million viewers.

9. “Geek Charming” (Friday, 8 p.m.), Disney, 3.21 million homes, 4.91 million viewers.

10. “College Football Scoreboard” (Saturday, 3:36 p.m.), ESPN, 3.19 million homes, 4.23 million viewers.

11. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.09 million homes, 4.29 million viewers.

12. “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Saturday, 8:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 3.07 million homes, 4.06 million viewers.

13. “College Football Scoreboard” (Saturday, 11:48 a.m.), ESPN, 3.06 million homes, 3.91 million viewers.

14. “WWE Raw” (Monday, 9 p.m.), USA, 2.92 million homes, 4.17 million viewers.

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