In Plain Sight” took the top spot in cable’s time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential from May 4-May 10 with 1.30mln, narrowly defeating Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” (1.24mln). MTV’s “The Hills” (1.18mln) and Nickelodeon’s “iCarly Movie: Date a Bad Boy” (1.15mln) were the only other telecasts to notch a differential over 1mln. Taking spots 5-7 were USA’s “Law & Order: CI” (749K), Disney Channel’s “Jonas” (711K) and MTV’s “Real World/Road Rules The Duel” (698K). And completing the top were a pair of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” eps on Comedy Central that averaged 621K and FX original “Rescue Me” (614K).

(Data provided by Nielsen)

05/04/2009-05/10/2009
TOTAL-05/04/2009
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 IN PLAIN SIGHT-05/10/2009 205H RUBBLE WITH A CAUSE USA ……S 10:00 PM 60 1.1 1.6 3196 4496 1300
2 DEADLIEST CATCH-05/05/2009 PUT UP OR SHUT UP DISC .T….. 9:00 PM 61 0.9 1.3 2501 3741 1240
3 HILLS, THE-05/04/2009 506 MTV M…… 10:00 PM 30 0.6 1.1 1880 3059 1179
4 ICARLY MOVIE:DATEABADBOY-05/09/2009 NICK …..S. 8:00 PM 60 2.1 2.5 6019 7172 1153
5 LAW & ORDER: CI (ORIG)-05/10/2009 8010H IN TREATMENT USA ……S 9:00 PM 60 1 1.2 2770 3519 749
6 JONAS-05/09/2009 GROOVY MOVIES DSNY …..S. 8:00 PM 30 0.7 0.9 1904 2615 711
7 RW/RR THE DUEL 2-05/06/2009 1705 MTV ..W…. 10:00 PM 60 0.4 0.7 1299 1997 698
8 DAILY SHOW-05/07/2009 MAY 7,09 CMDY …T… 10:59 PM 31 0.4 0.6 1221 1852 631
9 RESCUE ME-05/05/2009 SHEILA FX .T….. 10:00 PM 60 0.4 0.7 1288 1902 614
10 DAILY SHOW-05/04/2009 MAY 4,09 CMDY M…… 10:59 PM 31 0.4 0.7 1293 1904 611

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