With the NBA All-Star Weekend behind, normalcy returned to cable among telecasts’ 18-49 delivery (live+SD) during the week of Feb 16-22. A pair of WWE content hours on USA led the demo while posting an avg delivery of 3.03mln, and was followed by Bravo’s “Top Chef” (2.57mln) and USA’s “Burn Notice” (2.22mln). Spots 5-7 were respectively filled by an ep of “Family Guy” (2.18mln) on Adult Swim, USA’s “Psych” (2.03mln) and TLC’s “Jon & Kate Plus 8” (1.89mln). USA’s “Monk” (1.89mln), MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew” (1.83mln) and FX’s “Nip/Tuck” (1.81mln) completed the top 10.         

02/16/2009-02/22/2009
TOTAL-02/16/2009
RANK TELECASTS EPISODE TITLE ORIG DAY(S) S TIME R DUR P18-49 P18-49 P18-49
Live+SD US AA% Live+SD US SHR Live+SD AA(000)
1 WWE ENTERTAINMENT-02/16/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 10:00 PM 68 2.5 7 3302
2 WWE ENTERTAINMENT-02/16/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 9:00 PM 60 2.1 5 2746
3 TOP CHEF-02/18/2009 513 FINALE PT 1 BRVO ..W…. 10:00 PM 75 1.9 5 2573
4 BURN NOTICE-02/19/2009 214H TRUTH AND RECONCILATION USA …T… 10:00 PM 60 1.7 5 2222
5 FAMILY GUY-02/17/2009 ADSM .T….. 11:30 PM 30 1.7 7 2180
6 PSYCH-02/20/2009 3016H AN EVENING W MR YANG USA ….F.. 10:00 PM 60 1.5 5 2026
7 JON & KATE PLUS 8-02/16/2009 TLC M…… 9:00 PM 30 1.4 3 1891
8 MONK-02/20/2009 7013H MONK FIGHTS CITY HALL USA ….F.. 9:00 PM 60 1.4 4 1889
9 AMERICAS BEST DANCE CREW-02/19/2009 306 MTV …T… 10:00 PM 60 1.4 4 1833
10 NIP TUCK-02/17/2009 BUDI SABRI FX .T….. 10:00 PM 62 1.4 4 1813

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