TNT’s “The Closer” (2.17mln) and “Men of a Certain Age” (1.30mln) led cable in time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential from Dec 14-20, the 2nd consecutive week the pair topped the telecast list. E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (1.20mln) was next, followed by Bravo’s “Top Chef” (962K) and Syfy’s “Sanctuary” (808K). FX’s “Nip/Tuck” (775K) took 6th, 2 eps of History’s “Pawn Stars” notched 7th and 8th while averaging 767K , and completing the top 10 were Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters” (745K) and Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Orange County” (738K). (Data provided by Nielsen)        

12/14/2009-12/20/2009
TOTAL-12/14/2009
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-12/14/2009 514 MAKE OVER TNT M…… 9:00 PM 60 1.6 2.3 4570 6738 2168
2 MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE-12/14/2009 101 LET IT GO TNT M…… 10:00 PM 60 1.4 1.8 4054 5353 1299
3 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS-12/20/2009 402 ENT ……S 10:00 PM 30 1.3 1.7 3667 4865 1198
4 TOP CHEF-12/16/2009 615 TOP CHEF: REUNION SP BRVO ..W…. 9:00 PM 60 0.3 0.6 920 1882 962
5 SANCTUARY-12/18/2009 210 SLEEPERS SYFY ….F.. 10:00 PM 60 0.4 0.7 1238 2046 808
6 NIP TUCK-12/16/2009 WESLY CLOVIS FX ..W…. 10:00 PM 62 0.6 0.9 1868 2643 775
7 PAWN STARS-12/14/2009 STEAKS AT STAKE HIST M…… 10:30 PM 30 0.9 1.2 2621 3393 772
8 PAWN STARS-12/14/2009 HOT AIR BUFFOON HIST M…… 10:00 PM 30 0.8 1 2192 2954 762
9 MYTHBUSTERS-12/16/2009 MYTHBUSTERS DISC ..W…. 9:00 PM 60 0.7 0.9 2020 2765 745
10 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC-12/17/2009 506 ALL GIRLS WEEKEND BRVO …T… 10:00 PM 61 0.6 0.9 1773 2511 738

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