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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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Casting Corner: True Blood, Lie to Me and More

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

True Blood: A list of men have been added to the vampire drama’s third season. Theo Alexander has been cast as Talbot, the vampire king of Mississippi’s boyfriend. Ugly Betty‘s Grant Bowler (Connor Owens) will climb on the bike to portray Coot, a werewolf and biker gang leader. Meanwhile, Marshall Allman (Prison Break) will guest star as Tommy Mickens, Sam’s long-lost sibling.

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Monday Ratings: FOX Owns the House

A dance-less ABC and repeat-filled CBS helped FOX take easy wins in both the viewers and the demos last night.

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This Week on TV (11/30-12/6)


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

 

MONDAY (11/30)
  • Heroes (NBC, 8pm):  “Claire comes to an unexpected destination.” A new ratings low?
  • Lie to Me (FOX, 9pm):  “Cal, Foster and Reynolds go all in to find a missing finalist from the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, where Cal must determine if the other players are being straight with him about the disappearance.” The MIA player later resurfaced after making a royal flush.
  • Hoarders (A&E, 10pm):  Season premiere. “The opener follows the efforts of an adult son to help his mother, a hoarder whose compulsive behavior led to the son’s removal from the home 14 years earlier.” He was sent away with enough underwear to last him a lifetime.

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Monday Ratings: Happy Slapsgiving for CBS

Nothing says Happy Thanksgiving like another slap for Barney Stinson. The highly-anticipated event helped kick off a strong night of comedy and put CBS on top with the demos. Meanwhile, DWTS’ penultimate episode gave ABC a win with the viewers.

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Monday Ratings: Audiences Welcome Back House

After a few weeks on the bench, House returned in fine form last night. The drama gave FOX a win in the demos yesterday while ABC was first with the viewers.

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Casting Corner: Smallville, Chuck and More

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

Chuck: Terminator 2‘s Robert Patrick has been recruited for a spot on the NBC series. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s robotic nemesis will step in as Col. Keller, someone from John Casey’s past. Patrick will arrive (fully clothed?) in the middle of the season.

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Monday Ratings: Jay Leno Tanks Against Repeat

Could it really get any worse than this? Although the program faced a CBS repeat, The Jay Leno Show did the unthinkable last night: it went down. The talk show went so far down, it hit a season low in the demos. ABC, in the meantime, took advantage of the decreased competition and scored wins in both the viewers and the demos this Monday.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (10/23)

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Here’s an update on the shows you’ll be seeing more of in the months to come:

 

EXTENSIONS
  • Castle (ABC) - Full season order
  • Community (NBC) - Full season order
  • Lie to Me (FOX) - Three more episodes ordered
  • Melrose Place (CW) - Five more episodes ordered
  • Mercy (NBC) - Full season order
  • Parks and Recreation (NBC) - Full season order
  • The Vampire Diaries (CW) - Full season order

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Monday Ratings: CBS Edges Past FOX

Even though House was still hot with the 18-49s, it got little help from Lie to Me. FOX came in a close second to CBS last night in the demos while ABC was on top with the viewers.

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