18-49s (Live+SD) crowned WWE wrestling on USA as the king of cable during the week of Jun 15-21, as 2.94mln in the demo tuned in for the 10-11pm block, 2.75mln watched the prior hour, good for 3rd, and 2.13mln viewed a special 8pm block, good for 10th. USA’s “Royal Pains” (2.83mln) split the prior pair in 2nd. TNT’s NASCAR post-race coverage (2.51mln) took 4th, USA’s “Burn Notice” (2.48mln) 5th and Bravo’s “Real Housewives of NJ” (2.46mln) 6th. Completing the top 10 were HBO’s “True Blood” (2.45mln), TNT’s NASCAR race (2.43mln) and Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch.

(Data provided by Nielsen)

06/15/2009-06/21/2009
TOTAL-06/15/2009
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-06/15/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 10:00 PM 67 2.2 7 2942
2 ROYAL PAINS-06/18/2009 102 STRATEGIC PLANNING USA …T… 10:00 PM 60 2.1 7 2825
3 WWE ENTERTAINMENT-06/15/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 9:00 PM 60 2.1 6 2746
4 NASCAR POST RACE SHOW-06/21/2009 TNT ……S 8:36 PM 10 1.9 7 2513
5 BURN NOTICE-06/18/2009 303 END RUN USA …T… 9:00 PM 60 1.9 6 2483
6 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ-06/16/2009 106 FINALE BRVO .T….. 10:00 PM 62 1.9 6 2455
7 TRUE BLOOD-06/21/2009 14:KEEP THIS PARTY GOING HBOM ……S 9:00 PM 56 1.9 5 2450
8 SPRINT CUP RACING/SONOMA-06/21/2009 TNT ……S 5:00 PM 216 1.8 8 2429
9 DEADLIEST CATCH-06/16/2009 SEA OF MISERY DISC .T….. 9:00 PM 61 1.8 5 2399
10 WWE ENTERTAINMENT-06/15/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 8:00 PM 60 1.6 5 2129

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