TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles” (3.04mln) and USA’s “Covert Affairs” (2.88mln) headed a tightly-bunched list of shows that topped cable in time-shifted viewership (live+7) differential during the week of Sept 6-12. Close behind were HBO’s “True Blood” (2.85mln) and TNT’s “The Closer” (2.76mln), plus USA’s “White Collar” (2.37mln). Then came Lifetime’s “Project Runway” (2.34mln), which bested a pair of “Jersey Shore” eps on MTV that averaged a 2.07mln differential. USA’s “Psych” (1.91mln) and HBO’s “Entourage” (1.83mln) rounded out the top 10. (Data provided by Nielsen)          

09/06/2010-09/12/2010
TOTAL-09/06/2010
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 RIZZOLI & ISLES-09/06/2010 108 BEAST IN ME, THE TNT M…… 10:00 PM 60 2.1 3.2 6266 9302 3036
2 COVERT AFFAIRS-09/07/2010 109 FOOL IN THE RAIN USA .T….. 10:00 PM 60 1.5 2.5 4562 7442 2880
3 TRUE BLOOD-09/12/2010 36:EVIL IS GOING ON HBOM ……S 9:04 PM 53 1.2 2.2 3602 6453 2851
4 CLOSER, THE-09/06/2010 609 LAST WOMAN STANDING TNT M…… 9:00 PM 60 2.2 3.2 6617 9380 2763
5 WHITE COLLAR-09/07/2010 2009 POINT BLANK USA .T….. 9:00 PM 60 1.3 2.1 3786 6156 2370
6 PROJECT RUNWAY-09/09/2010 0307 LIF …T… 9:00 PM 90 0.9 1.7 2600 4935 2335
7 JERSEY SHORE 2-09/12/2010 208 MTV ……S 7:00 PM 60 1.6 2.3 4621 6713 2092
8 JERSEY SHORE 2-09/09/2010 207 MTV …T… 10:00 PM 60 1.9 2.6 5535 7582 2047
9 PSYCH-09/08/2010 5009 ONE, MAYBE TWO, WAYS OUT USA ..W…. 10:00 PM 60 0.9 1.5 2639 4547 1908
10 ENTOURAGE-09/12/2010 88 HBOM ……S 10:32 PM 31 0.7 1.3 1937 3766 1829

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