TNT’s “The Closer” (2.34mln) and “Men of a Certain Age” (1.39mln) led cable in time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential from Dec 21-27, the pair’s 3rd consecutive week atop the telecast list. E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (1.22mln) was next, followed by a whopping 5 eps of History’s “Pawn Stars,” which has quickly become a time-shifted favorite. The eps averaged an 808K differential. Completing the top 10 were a pair of “Raising the Bar” eps on TNT that averaged 592K. (Data provided by Nielsen) 

12/21/2009-12/27/2009
TOTAL-12/21/2009
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-12/21/2009 515 DEAD MANS HAND TNT M…… 9:00 PM 60 1.7 2.5 4874 7216 2342
2 MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE-12/21/2009 103 MINDS EYE TNT M…… 10:00 PM 60 1.1 1.6 3289 4681 1392
3 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS-12/27/2009 403 ENT ……S 10:00 PM 30 0.8 1.2 2429 3645 1216
4 PAWN STARS-12/27/2009 RICKS BAD DAY HIST ……S 10:30 PM 30 1.1 1.4 3117 4067 950
5 PAWN STARS-12/27/2009 BIKES & BLADES HIST ……S 10:00 PM 30 0.9 1.3 2752 3675 923
6 PAWN STARS-12/21/2009 PAWN SHOP PINOT HIST M…… 10:30 PM 30 1.1 1.4 3079 3967 888
7 PAWN STARS-12/21/2009 SECRET SANTA HIST M…… 10:00 PM 30 1 1.2 2989 3645 656
8 PAWN STARS-12/21/2009 A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL HIST M…… 9:30 PM 30 0.8 1 2384 3005 621
9 RAISING THE BAR-12/24/2009 213 MAYBE. BABY TNT …T… 8:00 PM 60 0.3 0.5 825 1420 595
10 RAISING THE BAR-12/24/2009 215 HAPPY ENDING TNT …T… 10:00 PM 60 0.3 0.5 993 1582 589

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