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Okay, so it didn’t make a significant jump. But given the music and sports competition, Lost should be happy with its slight bump last night. It’s all about the little things, right?

Joannie Rochette at the Vancouver Olympics8pm

  • Approximately 24 million watched ladies’ night on (8.9/22 in 18-49).
  • The (6.1/17) had 22.1 million doing triple Axels.
  • * (11.5 million, 2.3/6) did about the same.
  • * (4.4 million, 1.6/4) added on 200,000.
  • * (0.3/1) settled for 780,500.

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MONDAY (2/22)
  • Life Unexpected (CW, 9pm):  “Lux does her best to get Jones to drop the charges against Bug.” Yes, he may be creepy and ugly—but calling him dirty is simply unfair.
  • Damages (FX, 10pm):  “A Hewes & Shayes job candidate has questions for Ellen about Patty.” Question #1: What are the signs you’ll either be fired…or killed?
  • Men of a Certain Age (TNT, 10pm):  Season finale. “Owen sees a glimmer of hope when he lands work at a rival dealership.” Season 2 will see Owen crawling back when his Toyota job abruptly ends.

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High-flying snowboard action on NBC couldn’t keep the singing voices at FOX quiet. Last night’s American Idol managed to beat the Winter Olympics coverage at its own ratings game.

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  • Approximately 23.6 million watched the nail-biting drama on (9.1/22 in 18-49).
  • coverage (5.4/14 in 18-49) pulled in 20.4 million.
  • * (2.3/6) scored 11.6 million.
  • * (1.5/4) recapped 4.2 million
  • * (900,000, 0.4/1) did about the same.

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MONDAY (2/15)
  • 24 (FOX, 9pm):  “Jack’s undercover mission worries his colleagues.” They never thought he’d go so far as to wear a dress.
  • Keeping Up with Kardashians (E!, 10pm):  “Kourtney breaks up with Scott after he gets drunk on Kim’s birthday in Las Vegas.” She always knew he was a douche, but she didn’t realize he was such a lush.
  • Celebrity Close Calls (Biography, 10pm):  “Celebrities recall incidents in which they nearly died. Included: Jane Seymour, Erik Estrada, Leif Garrett and Coolio.” The death of their careers will be covered in Part 2.

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Last night’s premiere of Past Life did what few post-Idol debuts have done before: Disappoint. Despite a huge lead-in, the series opener came in fourth in its hour in both the viewers and the demos.

Past Life8pm

  • Approximately 27.9 million saw Ellen DeGeneres’ first day on (10.1/26 in 18-49).
  • (19.8 million, 4.1/11) picked up 700,000.
  • (3.5/9) averaged 8.9 million over two hours.
  • * (1.7/4) helped 4.9 million get caught up.
  • * (0.4/1) scraped up 910,000.

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Jay Leno and David Letterman’s Super Bowl commercial wasn’t the only spot yesterday to mock some television drama. ABC’s Lost also became the focus of one of Bud Light’s many ads.

Given the similarities between the actual show and the clip, you’d have thought executive producers and Damon Lindelof were somehow involved. Well, they weren’t—but that doesn’t mean they didn’t enjoy the commercial.

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MONDAY (2/8)
  • Bank of Hollywood (E!, 8pm):  “Contestants include a daredevil in a wheelchair, an aspiring soap actress and a bodybuilding grandma.” The actress’ Guiding Light severance checks eventually disqualified her from the program.
  • Heroes (NBC, 9pm):  “Hiro reviews his past choices and takes action to stop a catastrophe.” If he can make it as far back as Season 2, he might be able to save NBC.
  • Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp (VH1, 9pm):  “The Season 7 premiere introduces the new cast members: Sebastian Bach, Bobby Brown, Nicole Eggert, Kevin Federline, Shar Jackson, Jay McCarroll, KayCee Stroh and Tanisha Thomas.” At least one of these celebrities was brought in from Skid Row.

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Lost’s 3-hour kickoff might not have done enough to beat the activity over at FOX, but it did do well enough to beat itself. Yesterday’s event showed year-to-year premiere improvement for the first time since Season 2. The series also had its best rating in almost two years.

Matthew Fox on Lost8pm

  • (8.9/23 in 18-49) raised 300,000 more.
  • (19.1 million, 4.3/11) fell by 1 million.
  • The first hour of * (4.1/11) recapped 9.9 million.
  • A * repeat (1.6/4) weighed in with 4.9 million.
  • * (0.4/1) kept 873,000 busy.

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WARNING: Do not watch these clips unless you’ve had a chance to watch last night’s episodes.

If you’re a follower of Jimmy Kimmel, you already know the ABC host is a big-time fan of . It’s his love of the show - and his attention to detail - that makes this interview with executive producers Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof quite interesting.

Did you notice the people not on that plane? How about the number of vodka bottles Jack had? And what was the significance of Groundhog Day premiere?

Note: Cuse and Lindelof announced that the series finale will air on May 23, a Sunday.

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While there’s a good chance Jack Shephard will be still on the island when Lost finally wraps, there’s one place we know won’t be: on television.

According to the actor, he’ll be leaving the boob tube to test out other waters. “I’m either going to make movies with filmmakers I want to work with or I’ll be doing something else entirely,” Fox claimed.

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