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Monday Ratings: Big Bang Theory Gets Bigger

CBS’ comedy lineup returned in fine form last night. The 100th episode of HIMYM - coupled with strong outings in the 9:00 hour - gave the network wins in both the viewers and the demos yesterday.

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2009-10 Midseason Television Schedule

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Now that we’ve made halfway through the television season, it’s time to readjust our DVRs once again.

Midseason staples returning to the airwaves include , 24 and Lost. Meanwhile, a number of new programs - including Human Target, and The Marriage Ref - will vie for our attention.

Hopefully our detailed guide can assist you in the weeks to come.  We have compiled information from the five major networks and included the days, times and premiere dates for this season’s programs.

(NOTE: This schedule has been updated as of May 2. Don’t be surprised to see changes in the weeks to come.)

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Thursday Ratings: Big Numbers for Bones

There’s nothing like real-life family to make holiday episodes festive - and successful. Zooey Deschanel’s appearance on yesterday’s Bones helped the show pick up its best numbers of the season. Meanwhile CBS - facing only repeats from ABC - had easy wins in both the viewers and the demos.

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Thursday Ratings: CBS Survives the Night

Despite repeats of CSI and The Mentalist (and a two-hour Private Practice block), CBS managed to hang on to the night’s viewers. Meanwhile, the network also found itself tying ABC in the demos.

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Thursday Ratings: CBS Takes Over ABC

Looks like somebody just wasn’t in the mood to share this week. Although Thursdays are typically known for win-win situations (CBS wins the viewers; ABC wins the demos), that was not the case last night. This time around the Eye network surprisingly took both categories.

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Thursday Ratings: Strong Returns for Sweeps Stunts

There’s nothing like a good sweeps stunt to get viewers tuned in. What happened to Kate Walsh in that sliding car? Over 10 million watched Private Practice to find out. How did CSI end its crossover event? Nearly 17 million now know.

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Thursday Ratings: Fringe Hangs by a Thread

Just because FOX benefitted from the World Series doesn’t mean its programs did. Last night’s return of Fringe hit a series low in the demos. Meanwhile, the other networks resumed their old ways. ABC placed first yesterday with the 18-49s while CBS was on top with the viewers.

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Thursday Ratings: 30 Rock Not Solid for NBC

30 Rock has no problems attracting guest stars and earning Emmys—so why does it continue to struggle in the ratings? Last night’s Season 4 premiere found itself down 27% in the demo from this same time last year. It also lost over 20% of The Office‘s viewers.

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This Week on TV (10/12-10/18)

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(Make sure to check out TV Envy’s Programming Schedule.)

 

MONDAY (10/12)
  • Heroes (NBC, 8pm):  “Sylar tries to remember who he was in the past.” The creepy killer on a hit show?
  • Gone Too Far (MTV, 10pm):  Series premiere. “This documentary series from Adam Goldstein (a.k.a. ) premieres as he travels to his hometown of Philadelphia to stage a surprise intervention with a 23-year-old heroin addict who won’t go into rehab without a fight.” Finally, something of substance from MTV.
  • The Rachel Zoe Project (Bravo, 10pm):  Season finale. “More stress comes in the form of a disenchanted Taylor, who threatens to walk away from Team Zoe for good, triggering a relapse or Rachel’s vertigo.” Employees—you put them on a reality show, and they’re still never satisfied.

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Thursday Ratings: Bright Future for FlashForward

A mysterious new program (FlashForward), a tragic storyline (Grey’s Anatomy) and a slumping series (CSI) combined to give ABC wins in both the viewers and demos this Thursday.

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