TNT dominated cable time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential from Dec 7-13, its popular series “The Closer” (2.25mln) leading the pack and new series pilot “Men of a Certain Age” (1.78mln) claiming place honors. Bravo’s “Top Chef” (1.70mln), followed by E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (1.03mln) and Disney Channel’s “Phineas and Ferb” (860K). 2 hours of WWE action on USA took spots 6 and 7, together averaging a 437K differential, and completing the top 10 were ESPN’s MNF tilt (423K) and Heisman Trophy presentation (320K) and a Thurs night game on NFL Net (191K).(Data provided by Nielsen)

12/07/2009-12/13/2009
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 CLOSER, THE-12/07/2009 513 LIFE, THE TNT M…… 9:00 PM 60 1.8 2.6 5255 7504 2249
2 MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE-12/07/2009 100 PILOT TNT M…… 10:00 PM 60 1.7 2.3 4933 6712 1779
3 TOP CHEF-12/09/2009 614 SEASON FINALE PT 2 BRVO ..W…. 10:00 PM 60 1 1.5 2776 4476 1700
4 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS-12/13/2009 401 ENT ……S 10:00 PM 60 1.3 1.6 3697 4723 1026
5 PHINEAS AND FERB-12/11/2009 PHINEAS AND FERB CHRISTMAS VACATION DSNY ….F.. 8:00 PM 40 1.7 2 4936 5796 860
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT-12/07/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 9:00 PM 60 1.6 1.7 4566 5011 445
7 WWE ENTERTAINMENT-12/07/2009 WWE RAW USA M…… 10:00 PM 75 1.6 1.8 4735 5164 429
8 NFL REGULAR SEASON L-12/07/2009 RAVENS/PACKERS ESPN M…… 8:30 PM 214 4.5 4.6 13083 13506 423
9 HEISMAN TROPHY PRESENT L-12/12/2009 2009 HEISMAN TROPHY ESPN …..S. 8:00 PM 63 2 2.1 5696 6016 320
10 NFL REGULAR SEASON GAME-12/10/2009 2009 – STEELERS VS. BROWNS NFLN …T… 8:21 PM 177 1.5 1.6 4369 4560 191

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