Forget the 8. It was the Gosselins plus 6.7mln recently as TLC’s “Jon & Kate Plus 8” easily led all other cable programming among 18-49s (Live+SD) during the week of Jun 1-7. Back-to-back eps of the show together garnered the aforementioned total, and were followed by Discovery Channel’s “Man VS. Wild” (2.85mln) and USA’s “Burn Notice” (2.53mln). In 5th was an hour of WWE content on USA that combined with the 2nd hour (10th) to avg 2.36mln in the demo. Completing the top 10 were TNT’s NASCAR post-race coverage (2.42mln) and the race itself (2.35mln), plus Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” (2.32mln) and USA’s “Royal Pains” (2.30mln).  

(Data provided by Nielsen)     

06/01/2009-06/07/2009
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 JON & KATE PLUS 8-06/01/2009 TLC M…… 9:30 PM 30 2.7 7 3500
2 JON & KATE PLUS 8-06/01/2009 TLC M…… 9:00 PM 30 2.4 7 3187
3 MAN VS. WILD-06/02/2009 DISC .T….. 10:00 PM 60 2.2 6 2854
4 BURN NOTICE-06/04/2009 301H FRIENDS AND FAMILY USA …T… 9:00 PM 60 1.9 5 2528
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT-06/01/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 10:00 PM 69 1.9 5 2482
6 NASCAR POST RACE SHOW-06/07/2009 TNT ……S 6:02 PM 13 1.8 8 2415
7 SPRINT CUP RACING/POCONO-06/07/2009 TNT ……S 1:59 PM 243 1.8 8 2350
8 DEADLIEST CATCH-06/02/2009 PAYBACK TIME DISC .T….. 9:00 PM 60 1.8 5 2322
9 ROYAL PAINS-06/04/2009 101 ROYAL PAINS (PILOT) USA …T… 10:00 PM 77 1.7 5 2301
10 WWE ENTERTAINMENT-06/01/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 9:00 PM 60 1.7 5 2229

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