Even if viewers missed the 1st airing of their favorite cable originals during the week of Jun 14-20, they circled back later to keep current. During the week, USA’s “Royal Pains” topped cable in time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential with a 2.87mln, ahead of HBO’s “True Blood” (2.59mln) and sibling series “Burn Notice” (2.41mln). TNT’s “Leverage” (1.81mln) took 4th, TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland” (1.75mln) 5th and HBO’s “Break” (1.64mln) 6th. Ensuing were Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” (1.62mln) and an additional ep of “Leverage” (1.59mln), while USA’s “In Plain Sight” (1.55mln) and Lifetime’s “Army Wives” (1.48mln) completed the top 10. (Data provided by Nielsen)     

06/14/2010-06/20/2010
TOTAL-06/14/2010
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 ROYAL PAINS-06/17/2010 205 KEEPING THE FAITH USA …T… 10:00 PM 60 1.6 2.6 4673 7541 2868
2 TRUE BLOOD-06/20/2010 26:BEAUTIFULLY BROKEN HBOM ……S 9:02 PM 55 0.9 1.8 2524 5113 2589
3 BURN NOTICE-06/17/2010 401 MADE MAN USA …T… 9:00 PM 60 1.5 2.4 4481 6888 2407
4 LEVERAGE-06/20/2010 301 JAILHOUSE JOB, THE TNT ……S 9:00 PM 60 0.8 1.4 2370 4180 1810
5 HOT IN CLEVELAND-06/16/2010 101- PILOT TVL ..W…. 10:00 PM 30 1.4 2 4177 5923 1746
6 BREAK-06/20/2010 HBOM ……S 9:57 PM 5 0.8 1.4 2411 4049 1638
7 DEADLIEST CATCH-06/15/2010 THE DIRTY TRUTH DISC .T….. 9:00 PM 61 1 1.5 2860 4484 1624
8 LEVERAGE-06/20/2010 303 REUNION JOB, THE TNT ……S 10:00 PM 61 0.8 1.4 2459 4051 1592
9 IN PLAIN SIGHT-06/16/2010 311 THE BORN IDENTITY USA ..W…. 10:00 PM 60 1.2 1.8 3612 5159 1547
10 ARMY WIVES-06/20/2010 1010 LIF ……S 10:00 PM 60 1 1.5 2976 4454 1478

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