Comedy Central’s “South Park” (1.10mln) laughed all the way to the cable peak in time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential from Apr 6-12, and was the only telecast to exceed 1mln. 2 eps of MTV’s “The Hills” followed with a 914K avg, and VH1’s “Rock of Love” (839K) and Nickelodeon’s “iCarly” (805K) completed the top 5. Spots 6-8 were inhabited by TNT’s “Saving Grace” (734K), FX’s “Rescue Me” (711K) and E!’s “The Soup” (700K). A pair of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” eps on Comedy Central finished the top 10 with a 658K avg.

(Data compiled by Nielsen)

04/06/2009-04/12/2009
TOTAL-04/06/2009
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 SOUTH PARK-04/08/2009 1305 SOUTH PARK CMDY ..W…. 10:00 PM 30 0.9 1.3 2692 3793 1101
2 HILLS, THE-04/06/2009 501 MTV M…… 10:00 PM 30 0.8 1.1 2238 3227 989
3 HILLS, THE-04/06/2009 502 MTV M…… 10:30 PM 30 0.9 1.2 2603 3442 839
4 ROCK OF LOVE 3-04/12/2009 312 VH1 ……S 9:00 PM 60 1 1.3 2786 3625 839
5 ICARLY-04/11/2009 NICK …..S. 8:00 PM 30 1.6 1.9 4610 5415 805
6 SAVING GRACE-04/06/2009 214 SO WHATS THE PURPOSE OF A PLATYPUS TNT M…… 10:00 PM 60 0.8 1.1 2363 3097 734
7 RESCUE ME-04/07/2009 BAPTISM FX .T….. 10:00 PM 60 0.7 1 2075 2786 711
8 THE SOUP-04/10/2009 614 ENT ….F.. 10:00 PM 30 0.3 0.6 984 1684 700
9 DAILY SHOW-04/08/2009 APR 8,09 CMDY ..W…. 10:59 PM 31 0.6 0.8 1690 2379 689
10 DAILY SHOW-04/07/2009 APR 7,09 CMDY .T….. 10:59 PM 31 0.6 0.8 1615 2241 626

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