Rankings for the top 15 programs on basic cable networks as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for the week of June 19-25. Each ratings point represents 1,008,000 households. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses.

1. ``WWF Entertainment'' (Monday, 10 p.m.), USA, 4.9, 4.93 million homes.

2. ``WWF Entertainment'' (Monday, 9 p.m.), USA, 4.0, 4.06 million homes.

3. ``NASCAR Winston Cup'' (Sunday, 4 p.m.), ESPN, 3.5, 3.57 million homes.

4. ``Real World IX'' (Tuesday, 10 p.m.), MTV, 2.8, 2.84 million homes.

5. ``Rugrats'' (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.3, 2.33 million homes.

6. ``Rugrats'' (Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.3, 2.3 million homes.

7. ``WCW Monday Nitro Live!'' (Monday, 8 p.m.), TNT, 2.3, 2.29 million homes.

8. ``Desert Heat'' (Tuesday, 9 p.m.), USA, 2.2, 2.26 million homes.

9. ``Hey Arnold'' (Tuesday, 7 p.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.2, 2.23 million homes.

10. ``Spongebob'' (Saturday, 10 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.2, 2.22 million homes.

11. ``Rocket Power'' (Tuesday, 8 p.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.2, 2.22 million homes.

12. ``Rugrats'' (Sunday, 9:30 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.2, 2.2 million homes.

13. ``Danielle Steel's `The Ring''' (Sunday, 6 p.m.), Lifetime, 2.2, 2.17 million homes.

14. ``WWF Sunday Night Heat'' (Sunday, 7 p.m.), USA, 2.1, 2.08 million homes.

15. ``Rugrats'' (Sunday, 9 a.m.), Nickelodeon, 2.0, 2.03 million homes.