'Jon & Kate Plus 8': Most Watched in 2009

Turns out Jon and Kate Gosselin aren't just one of the most talked-about TV couples (or former couples, as the case may be). They're also one of the most watched.

Yes, football games tend to draw some of the biggest TV crowds, but among the non-pigskin shows that aired on basic cable in 2009, the July 22 episode of Jon & Kate Plus 8 was the most popular.

According to The Washington Post, that evening more than 11 million people tuned in to see the couple officially announce that they'd be heading to divorce court.

If you're curious as to what sporting event had the most fans glued to their sets this year, well, that was the historic matchup between Brett Favre's Minnesota Vikings and his former team, the Green Bay Packers.

Plus: The Sad End of 'Jon & Kate': Separate Boats, Different Directions

What shows did you watch most this year? Chime in below!

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