Basic-Cable Ad-Supported Network Primetime Ratings

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First-Quarter 1999 vs. First-Quarter 1998

<p> <strong id="d9e7-1-b">Rank</strong> </p><p> <strong id="d9e10-3-b">Network</strong> </p><p> <strong id="d9e13-5-b">1Q '99</strong> </p><p> <strong id="d9e16-7-b">1Q '98</strong> </p><p> <strong id="d9e19-9-b">% Chg.</strong> </p>

1

USA

2.6

2.5

+4%

2

TNT

2.2

2.0

+10%

3

TBS

2.0

1.9

+5%

3

Nick

2.0

1.9

+5%

5

Lifetime

1.7

1.7

0

6

Cartoon

1.5

1.4

+7%

7

A&E

1.4

1.3

+8%

8

Discovery

1.2

1.2

0

8

ESPN

1.2

1.1

+9%

10

CNN

1.0

1.1

-9%

10

TNN

1.0

0.9

+11%

10

WGN

1.0

1.1

-9%

13

TLC

0.9

0.9

0

13

Fox Family

0.9

1.4

-36%

13

TV Land

0.9

0.8

+13%

16

History

0.8

0.6

+33%

17

MTV

0.7

0.7

0

17

CNBC

0.7

0.7

0

17

Sci-Fi

0.7

0.6

+17%

17

Comedy

0.7

0.7

0

17

HGTV

0.7

0.5

+40%

17

FX

0.7

1.0

-30%

23

FNC

0.6

0.3

+100%

24

VH1

0.5

0.4

+25%

24

BET

0.5

0.5

0

24

E!

0.5

0.4

+25%

24

Prevue

0.5

0.5

0

24

Animal

0.5

0.4

+25%

29

TWC

0.4

0.3

+33%

29

ESPN2

0.4

0.4

0

29

MSNBC

0.4

0.4

0

29

Food

0.4

0.3

+33%

33

CMT

0.3

0.3

0

33

Travel

0.3

0.2

+50%

35

Headline

0.2

0.3

-33%

35

Bravo

0.2

0.3

-33%

35

Court TV

0.2

0.1

+100%

Source: Turner Entertainment Research from Nielsen Media Research data

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