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Tuesday Ratings: Jericho Ends on a Quiet Note

Although American Idol was slightly down from last week, the network basically doubled its nearest competitor - ABC - with both the viewers and the demos.

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Friday Ratings: A Slam Dunk for CBS

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Til Death

  • The tournament (3.1/10 in 18-49) scored an average of 8.3 million for the evening.
  • (5.2 million, 1.3/5) roped in another 400,000.
  • (4.2 million, 1.4/5) released 100,000 from its chokehold.
  • * (4.1 million, 1.0/4) examined 300,000 more than last week.
  • (1.1/4) kicked off FOX’s night with 3.4 million; (3.1 million, 1.1/4) did about the same.

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Post-Strike Television Schedule

Now that we have come to the end of the , it’s time to once again update our television programming schedules.

Mid-season replacements have had seen their debuts shuffled (e.g. New Amsterdam), some programs are coming back with new episodes (e.g. Scrubs, 30 Rock) while other shows aren’t slated to return until next year (Pushing Daisies).

Here you can find a

compilation of the 2008 post-strike schedules

for the five major networks.  I would highly recommend printing this out since there are major changes across the board.

Two notes:

  1. This is the updated schedule as of May 6.  Be prepared to see more changes and settling in the weeks to come.
  2. The list consists of premieres and dates for new episodes.
  3. If a particular time slot/network is not mentioned, either nothing has changed or no specific announcement has been made yet.
How I Met Your Mother

MONDAY


8pm:

  • Dancing With the Stars, ABC
  • My Dad is Better Than Your Dad, NBC
  • The Big Bang Theory, CBS
  • Bones, FOX (new as of 4/14)
  • Gossip Girl, CW (new as of 4/21)

8:30pm:

  • How I Met Your Mother, CBS

9pm:

  • Two and a Half Men, CBS
  • House, FOX (new as of 4/28)
  • One Tree Hill, CW (new as of 4/14)

9:30pm:

  • Samantha Who?, ABC (new as of 4/7)
  • Rules of Engagement, CBS (returns 4/14)

10pm:

  • The Bachelor, ABC
  • CSI: Miami, CBS

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Wednesday Ratings: ‘Cashmere Mafia’ Tanks In Regular Slot

Up against the Law and Order and CSI franchises, Cashmere shrunk from its Sunday debut.  By night’s end, was the winner with both the viewers and the demos.

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  • (11.6 million, 3.5/9 in 18-49) scored a narrow victory at 10pm.
  • (3.1/9) fell behind with just 11 million.
  • (6.2 million, 2.3/6) dropped nearly 40% from its Sunday premiere.

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Wednesday Ratings: Viewers Prefer CBS Leftovers

Despite the continuation of newbies Duel and Choirs, repeats on CBS were the most appealing thing of the evening.

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*denotes repeat

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Wednesday Ratings: All Eyes on ‘CSI: New York’

It was a tight race between the Peacock and Eye networks.  had the slight edge with the viewers; tied in the demos.

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  • (14.25 million, 4.0/12 in 18-49) was the evening’s best performer.
  • (2.7/8) marked its return with 8.73 million viewers.
  • * (1.2/4) ended the night with 3.77 million.

*denotes repeat

(You can review last Wednesday’s ratings here.)

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Wednesday Ratings: Two Networks Split Another Evening

Thanks to repeats on , Private Practice rebounded with the 18-49 crowd.  ended off the night with the best demos while had the largest audience.

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Deal or No Deal

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  • * (10.3 million, 2.7/8 in 18-49 demo) was the hour’s top draw.
  • (7.6 million, 2.57) saw a 1.3 million increase from last week.
  • (6.9 million, 2.4/7) was down just slightly.

*denotes repeat

(You can review last week’s ratings here.)

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Wednesday Ratings: ‘Shrek’ Draws Ogre Fans

ratings last night had others green with envy.  Although the network was narrowly bested in the viewers, it dominated in the demos.

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  • Although down 330,000, (4.1/11 in 18-49 demo) was still the hour’s top draw.
  • (7.1 million, 2.6/7) saw a 630,000 increase.
  • (2.2/6) felt lifeless at 6.3 million.

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Wednesday Ratings: ‘Bionic Woman’ Hits New Low

pulled off a major coup last night and stole a demo victory from .  The Eye network also had the largest audience overall.

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  • (15.7 million, 4.3/11 in 18-49) had the night’s largest demos and audience.
  • (11.4 million, 4.2/10) was up about 220,000.
  • (3.2/8) soared to 7 million viewers.
  • (6.3 million, 2.5/6) had its worst demo performance to date.
  • (2.9 million, 1.4/4) bumped up over 400,000 from last week.

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  • (13 million, 3.8/10 in 18-49 demo) easily took the hour in both categories.
  • (8.1 million, 2.9/8) dropped about 180,000 viewers.
  • (6.9 million, 2.5/7) raked in another 530,000.

Wednesday Ratings: CMAs Bring Viewers to ABC

The - and a reunion of The Eagles - drew large numbers to .  The network scored a victory in both the viewers and the demos.

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  • Nearly 16 million fans saw Carrie Underwood’s successful night at the (5.4/14 in 18-49 demo). Carrie Underwood
  • (8.1 million, 2.1/6) was actually up over 1 million from last week.
  • (6.4 million, 2.2/6) and (6.5 million, 2.4/6) were practically even with each other.
  • (6.1 million, 2.2/6) was slightly down from Halloween.
  • (2.5/7) rounded off the hour with 5.1 million.

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  • (12.9 million, 3.5/10 in 18-49) was down about 1/2 million from last week.
  • (6.4 million, 2.6/7) was surprisingly up about 700,000 from one week ago.

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