USA’s “Burn Notice” vanquished its competition by leading cable in time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential for a 7th consecutive week from Mar 2-8 with 2.17mln. Sci Fi’s “Battlestar Galactica” (1.09mln) was next, followed by Nickelodeon’s “iCarly” (1.06mln). FX’s “Nip/Tuck” (968K) notched 4th, Bravo’s “Top Chef” (958K) 5th and ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” (944K) 6th. Completing the top 10 were TLC’s “Jon & Kate Plus 8” (935K), HBO’s “Big Love” (901K), Cartoon Net’s “Star Wars: Clone Wars” (860K) and TNT’s “Saving Grace” (813K).         

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TOTAL-03/02/2009
Rank TELECASTS EPISODE TITLE ORIG DAY(S) S TIME R DUR P2+ P2+ P2+ P2+ Absolute Diff
Live US AA% Live+7 US AA% Live AA(000) Live+7 AA(000)
1 BURN NOTICE-03/05/2009 216 LESSER EVIL USA …T… 10:00 PM 62 1.9 2.6 5442 7613 2171
2 BATTLSTR GALACTICA (ORIG)-03/06/2009 420H ISLANDED IN A STREAM OF STARS SCIFI ….F.. 10:00 PM 60 0.4 0.8 1213 2299 1086
3 ICARLY-03/07/2009 NICK …..S. 8:00 PM 30 2 2.4 5825 6883 1058
4 NIP TUCK-03/03/2009 GISELLE BLAYLOCK AND LEGEND CHANDLER FX .T….. 10:00 PM 62 0.8 1.1 2180 3148 968
5 TOP CHEF-03/04/2009 515 BRVO ..W…. 9:00 PM 60 0.5 0.8 1502 2460 958
6 SECRET LIFE/AMERICAN TEEN-03/02/2009 120 MAYBE BABY FAM M…… 8:00 PM 60 1 1.3 2831 3775 944
7 JON & KATE PLUS 8-03/02/2009 TLC M…… 9:00 PM 31 0.9 1.2 2664 3599 935
8 BIG LOVE-03/08/2009 32:ROUGH EDGES HBOM ……S 9:00 PM 50 0.5 0.8 1515 2416 901
9 STAR WARS:CLONE WARS-03/06/2009 EPISODE 20 TOON ….F.. 9:00 PM 30 0.8 1.1 2285 3145 860
10 SAVING GRACE-03/02/2009 208 HEART OF A COP, THE TNT M…… 10:00 PM 60 0.8 1.1 2300 3113 813

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