TNT’s “Men of a Certain Age” led cable in time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential from Dec 28-Jan 3, narrowly exceeding with a 1.37mln E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (1.27mln), the only other show to exceed 1mln. Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters” (976K) was next, followed by Food Net’s “Iron Chef America” (850K) and MTV’s “Jersey Shore” (750K). E!’s “The Soup” (669K) took 6th, Cartoon Net’s “Star Wars: Clone Wars” (648K) 7th, and completing the top 10 were ESPN’s Vikings-Bears tilt (572K), MTV’s “Real World XXIII” (571K) and Discovery’s “Dirty Jobs” (540K). (Data provided by Nielsen)        

12/28/2009-01/03/2010
TOTAL-12/28/2009
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 MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE-12/28/2009 104 NEW GUY, THE TNT M…… 10:00 PM 60 1 1.4 2809 4174 1365
2 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS-01/03/2010 404 ENT ……S 10:00 PM 60 1.3 1.8 3854 5127 1273
3 MYTHBUSTERS-12/28/2009 MYTHBUSTERS DISC M…… 9:00 PM 60 0.6 0.9 1654 2630 976
4 IRON CHEF AMERICA (2 HRS)-01/03/2010 FOOD ……S 8:00 PM 120 1.4 1.7 4139 4989 850
5 JERSEY SHORE-12/31/2009 105 MTV …T… 10:00 PM 60 0.4 0.6 1126 1876 750
6 THE SOUP-01/01/2010 651 ENT ….F.. 10:00 PM 30 0.4 0.6 1026 1695 669
7 STAR WARS:CLONE WARS-01/01/2010 GRIEVOUS INTRIGUE/THE DESERTER TOON ….F.. 9:00 PM 60 0.6 0.9 1841 2489 648
8 NFL REGULAR SEASON L-12/28/2009 VIKINGS/BEARS ESPN M…… 8:30 PM 217 5.6 5.8 16484 17056 572
9 REAL WORLD XXIII-12/30/2009 2301 MTV ..W…. 10:00 PM 60 0.6 0.8 1639 2210 571
10 DIRTY JOBS-12/29/2009 DIRTY JOBS DISC .T….. 9:00 PM 60 0.8 0.9 2194 2734 540

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