Only TNT’s “The Closer” prevented a 2nd consecutive top 3 sweep by USA in cable time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential during the week of Jan 26-Feb 1. The show delivered a 1.96mln differential to trail the previous week’s winner, “Burn Notice” (2.05mln), and outlast “Monk” (1.58mln) and “Psych” (1.52mln). Ensuing were Bravo’s “Top Chef” (1.44mln), TNT’s “Leverage” (1.27mln) and Sci Fi’s “Battlestar Galactica” (1.07mln). ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” (1.04mln), Cartoon Net’s “Star Wars-Clone Wars” (998K) and FX’s “Nip/Tuck” (975K) completed the top 10.          

01/26/2009-02/01/2009
TOTAL-01/26/2009
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-01/29/2009 211 HOT SPOT USA …T… 10:00 PM 60 1.6 2.3 4752 6797 2045
2 CLOSER, THE-01/26/2009 411 GOOD FAITH TNT M…… 9:00 PM 60 1.8 2.5 5337 7293 1956
3 MONK-01/30/2009 7010H MONK MAKES THE PLAYOFFS USA ….F.. 9:00 PM 60 1.7 2.2 4866 6449 1583
4 PSYCH-01/30/2009 3011H ANY GIVEN FRI NIGHT AT 10P, 9P CEN USA ….F.. 10:00 PM 60 1.3 1.9 3852 5370 1518
5 TOP CHEF-01/28/2009 510 SUPERBOWL CHEF SHOWDOWN BRVO ..W…. 10:00 PM 75 1 1.5 2795 4234 1439
6 LEVERAGE-01/27/2009 104 SNOW JOB, THE TNT .T….. 10:00 PM 60 0.9 1.3 2506 3780 1274
7 BATTLSTR GALACTICA (ORIG)-01/30/2009 415 THE OATH SCIFI ….F.. 10:00 PM 61 0.4 0.8 1247 2316 1069
8 SECRET LIFE/AMERICAN TEEN-01/26/2009 115 THATS ENOUGH OF THAT FAM M…… 8:00 PM 60 0.9 1.3 2586 3630 1044
9 STAR WARS:CLONE WARS-01/30/2009 EPISODE 15 TOON ….F.. 9:00 PM 30 0.8 1.2 2341 3339 998
10 NIP TUCK-01/27/2009 ROXY ST JAMES FX .T….. 10:00 PM 62 0.8 1.2 2450 3425 975

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