30 November 2012 3:28 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Life was relatively quiet in the universe of Google-funded YouTube channels during the week that began on Thanksgiving and ended on November 28. The Onion — helped by a hilarious send-up of the Ted Talks — led a group of just eight channels that gained views over the previous week. Not surprisingly, Hungry was among the winners, rising 33 spots to No. 48, with a collection of videos dedicated to preparing Thanksgiving dinners and leftovers. But total views for the channels we cover fell more than 39% to 78.3M. The top 10 channels accounted for 52.5% of all views. DanceOn joined that group rising one slot to No. 10; Fuse fell three to No. 12. But Redbull views plummeted by 11.7M to 6.1M, enabling The Warner Sound to reclaim its long-held perch at the top of the charts. Here are this week’s winners and losers. Those making the biggest gains in views: The Onion (+290,382 to 2M), Hungry (+115,506 to 257,373), Myish »

- DAVID LIEBERMAN, Executive Editor

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