18-49s (Live+SD) tapped WWE’s wrestling and sass on USA as their 1st choice on cable during the week of Jun 8-14, as 2.88mln in the demo tuned in for the 10-11pm block and 2.33mln watched the prior hour, good for 6th. Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” (2.66mln) placed, HBO’s “True Blood” (2.62mln) showed, and TLC’s “Jon & Kate Plus 8” (2.48mln) and USA’s “Royal Pains” (2.35mln) notched 4th and 5th, respectively. TNT dominated spots 7-9 with its NASCAR post-race coverage (2.27mln), “The Closer” (2.25mln) and the NASCAR race itself (2.20mln). USA’s “Burn Notice” (2.17mln) completed the top 10.

(Data provided by Nielsen)

06/08/2009-06/14/2009
TOTAL-06/08/2009
PROGRAMS 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-06/08/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 10:00 PM 74 2.2 6 2879
2 DEADLIEST CATCH-06/09/2009 NO SECOND CHANCES DISC .T….. 9:00 PM 61 2 6 2662
3 TRUE BLOOD-06/14/2009 13:NOTHING BUT THE BLOOD HBOM ……S 9:00 PM 58 2 6 2618
4 JON & KATE PLUS 8-06/08/2009 TLC M…… 9:00 PM 30 1.9 5 2482
5 ROYAL PAINS-06/11/2009 103 THERE WILL BE FOOD USA …T… 10:00 PM 60 1.8 5 2348
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT-06/08/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 9:00 PM 60 1.8 5 2325
7 NASCAR POST RACE SHOW-06/14/2009 TNT ……S 4:58 PM 13 1.7 8 2271
8 CLOSER, THE-06/08/2009 502 PRODUCTS OF DISCOVERY TNT M…… 9:00 PM 60 1.7 5 2249
9 SPRINT CUP RACNG/MICHIGAN-06/14/2009 TNT ……S 1:59 PM 179 1.7 8 2201
10 BURN NOTICE-06/11/2009 302 QUESTION AND ANSWER USA …T… 9:00 PM 60 1.6 5 2171

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