Bravo’s “Top Chef” cooked up a cable victory in time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential during the week of Jan 5-11 with 1.54mln. USA stalwarts “Monk” (1.46mln) and “Psych” (1.33mln) were also at the head table yet fell short, and TNT’s “Leverage” (1.17mln) and ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager”  (970K) completed the top 5. Sic Fib’s “Stargaze Atlantis” (805K) followed, narrowly defeating FX’s “Damages” (780K) and Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Orange County” (765K) in the metric. Epps of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” (729K) and FX’s “Nip/Tuck” (727K) notched 9th and 10th.   

01/05/2009-01/11/2009
TOTAL-01/05/2009
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 TOP CHEF-01/07/2009 507 FOCUS GROUP BRVO ..W…. 10:00 PM 60 0.8 1.3 2363 3901 1538
2 PSYCH-01/09/2009 3015 SIX FEET UNDER THE SEA USA ….F.. 10:00 PM 60 1.3 1.8 3681 5136 1455
3 MONK-01/09/2009 7012 MR MONK AND THE OTHER BROTHER USA ….F.. 9:00 PM 60 1.6 2.1 4686 6020 1334
4 LEVERAGE-01/06/2009 109 STORK JOB, THE TNT .T….. 10:00 PM 60 0.9 1.3 2584 3755 1171
5 SECRET LIFE/AMERICAN TEEN-01/05/2009 112 THE SECRET WEDDING/AMERICAN TEENAGER FAM M…… 8:00 PM 60 1.3 1.7 3878 4848 970
6 STARGATE ATLANTIS-01/09/2009 520 ENEMY AT THE GATE SCIFI ….F.. 9:00 PM 60 0.6 0.8 1654 2459 805
7 DAMAGES-01/07/2009 I LIED TOO FX ..W…. 10:00 PM 67 0.5 0.8 1522 2302 780
8 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC-01/06/2009 407 AND THEYRE OFF BRVO .T….. 10:00 PM 60 0.5 0.7 1332 2097 765
9 DAILY SHOW-01/08/2009 JAN8,09 CMDY …T… 10:59 PM 31 0.4 0.7 1281 2010 729
10 NIP TUCK-01/06/2009 RONNIE CHASE FX .T….. 10:00 PM 64 1 1.2 2854 3581 727

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