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Monday Ratings: ABC Enjoys Post-Olympics Win

With the sports competition now over, closet romantics were free to get back to the wine and roses. Yesterday’s three-hour Bachelor event easily surpassed CBS in the viewers and the demos.

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First Look: Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Lopez on HIMYM

 

I can almost hear Britney Spears saying it right now: “This How I Met Your Mother show is so fun, y’all. You should try acting on it too!”

In the next few weeks, the CBS comedy will be welcoming a few more of the music industry’s biggest names. First up, .

Although she sings about cheating men when she’s on the stage, Underwood’s pharmaceutical sales rep character is the one who may be stringing Ted (Josh Radnor) along. You can see more clips from that March 1 appearance - including Carrie dressed as a flight attendant and a cavewoman - after the jump.

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Monday Ratings: Post-Game Boost for Big Bang

Did viewers simply forget to change the channel? Yesterday’s programming slate on CBS appeared to have benefitted nicely from Sunday night’s game. Although Monday’s comedies are typically strong, several shows saw their best numbers in quite some time.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (1/26)

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Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

 

RENEWALS
  • The Amazing Race (CBS) - Season 17
  • Bad Girls Club (Oxygen) - Season 5
  • Cougar Town (ABC) - Season 2
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS) - Season 6
  • Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane (Style) - Season 3

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Monday Ratings: Another Painful Outing for Heroes

If NBC doesn’t cancel Heroes after the end of this season, it would be the worst decision that network has made since….well, you know. Although some have claimed the show will return next year, the phrase “hit a series low” is constantly used when referencing the program. (Last night was no exception.) Yesterday’s episode even drew less viewers than The Jay Leno Show.

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This Week on TV (1/18-1/24)


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

 

MONDAY (1/18)
  • The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family, 8pm):  “Financial issues have Ricky and Adrian at odds.” I hear Playgirl is always an option for baby daddies.
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8pm):  “Robin discovers that she’s the subject of a drinking game.” Every time she sits in the right booth take a shot; when she sits in the left booth, take two.
  • The Buried Life (MTV, 10pm):  Series premiere. “Four young adventurers tackle a list of 100 things they’d like to do before they die, while helping others fulfill their own dreams along the way.” “Bring back videos to MTV” will have to go unchecked.

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Casting Corner: SVU, Glee and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Glee: Singer Olivia Newton-John is the one creator Ryan Murphy wants for his show. In the upcoming episode, the Grease star will perform a duet with…Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch). The two will team up for a rendition of Olivia’s classic “Let’s Get Physical.”

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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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Monday Ratings: The Sing-Off Not Flat, Not Sharp

There were some high notes and low notes for NBC’s new musical experiment (The Sing-Off). Although the network saw its best demos in that time period since September (sorry, Heroes!), the Peacock still came in third with both the viewers and the demos last night.

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  • (10.2 million, 3.9/11 in 18-49) had an additional 1.1 million lighting up.
  • (9.3 million, 3.3/9) picked up 1 million.
  • (2.3/6) averaged 6.9 million over two hours.
  • * (2.1/6) turned in 6.7 million.
  • Jennifer Hudson: I’ll Be Home For Christmas (1.2/3) only drew in 5.6 million for ABC.
  • * (0.7/2) kicked off its marathon with 1.6 million.

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