ESPN’s MNF contest featuring the Saints and 49ers led cable in delivery among 18-49s (live+SD) during the week of Sept 20-26, scoring 8.08mln in the demo to sack a team of also-rans headed by MTV’s “Jersey Shore” (4.10mln). E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (2.54mln) was next, followed by MTV’s “Teen Mom 2” (2.51mln) and History’s “Pawn Stars” (2.48mln). A 90-min ep of ESPN’s “SportsCenter” (2.45mln) following the Mon pigskin took 6th, and FX’s “Sons of Anarchy” (2.40) grabbed 7th. An additional ep of History’s “Pawn” (2.26mln), HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” (2.03mln) and an ep of “Family Guy” (1.92mln) on TBS completed the top 10. (Data provided by Nielsen)      

09/20/2010-09/26/2010
TOTAL-09/20/2010
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 NFL REGULAR SEASON L-09/20/2010 SAINTS/49ERS ESPN M…… 8:30 PM 208 6.1 17 8004
2 JERSEY SHORE 2-09/23/2010 209 MTV …T… 10:00 PM 60 3.1 9 4096
3 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS-09/26/2010 507 ENT ……S 10:00 PM 30 1.9 5 2543
4 TEEN MOM 2-09/21/2010 209 MTV .T….. 10:00 PM 60 1.9 5 2507
5 PAWN STARS-09/20/2010 LIKE A ROLLING CHUM HIST M…… 10:30 PM 30 1.9 5 2475
6 SPORTSCENTER: L-09/20/2010 ESPN M…… 11:58 PM 92 1.9 8 2445
7 SONS OF ANARCHY-09/21/2010 CAREGIVEN FX .T….. 10:00 PM 61 1.8 5 2398
8 PAWN STARS-09/20/2010 THE EAGLE HAS LANDED HIST M…… 10:00 PM 30 1.7 5 2257
9 BOARDWALK EMPIRE-09/26/2010 02:THE IVORY TOWER HBOM ……S 9:04 PM 51 1.5 4 2033
10 FAMILY GUY-09/21/2010 ADSM .T….. 11:30 PM 30 1.5 6 1923

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