With a 1.47mln, Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” led cable in time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential during the week of May 10-16. USA’s “In Plain Sight” (1.34mln) was next, followed by FX’s “Justified” (1.29mln), Lifetime’s “Army Wives” (1.23mln) and HBO’s “The Pacific” (1.08mln). MTV’s “The Hills” (925K) and Syfy’s “Stargate Universe” (925K) tied in 6th, AMC’s “Breaking Bad” (884K) notched 8th and Disney Channel’s “Suite Life On Deck” (834K) and Syfy’s “Merlin” (811K) completed the top 10. (Data provided by Nielsen)    

05/10/2010-05/16/2010
TOTAL-05/10/2010
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 DEADLIEST CATCH-05/11/2010 ARCTIC QUEST DISC .T….. 9:00 PM 61 1 1.5 2910 4383 1473
2 IN PLAIN SIGHT-05/12/2010 307 LOVES FABER LOST USA ..W…. 10:00 PM 60 0.8 1.3 2475 3813 1338
3 JUSTIFIED-05/11/2010 HATLESS FX .T….. 10:00 PM 62 0.6 1.1 1807 3098 1291
4 ARMY WIVES-05/16/2010 1006 LIF ……S 10:00 PM 60 0.9 1.3 2546 3771 1225
5 PACIFIC THE-05/16/2010 PART TEN HBOM ……S 9:03 PM 57 0.5 0.9 1419 2495 1076
6 HILLS, THE SSN 6-05/11/2010 603 MTV .T….. 10:00 PM 30 0.7 1 1917 2842 925
7 STARGATE UNIVERSE-05/14/2010 116 PAIN SYFY ….F.. 9:00 PM 60 0.4 0.7 1191 2116 925
8 BREAKING BAD-05/16/2010 309 KAFKAESQUE AMC ……S 10:00 PM 62 0.5 0.8 1345 2229 884
9 SUITE LIFE ON DECK-05/14/2010 STARSHIP TIPTON DSNY ….F.. 8:00 PM 25 1.1 1.4 3234 4068 834
10 MERLIN-05/14/2010 207 THE WITCHFINDER SYFY ….F.. 10:00 PM 60 0.4 0.7 1277 2088 811

The Daily

Subscribe

Common Sense Asks for Dollars

Nonprofit Common Sense Media has started charging parents to access more than three media reviews a month. To view more than three reviews in a 30-day period, visitors are asked to make a “donation” of $3

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up