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Monday Ratings: Premiere Excitement Fades in Week 2

Are viewers already bored with the Monday schedule? Minus a few exceptions, the ratings chart this week was full of down arrows—including one for The Event, the series that has raised a lot of buzz for NBC. In the end, Dancing with the Stars’ ballroom action kept ABC on top of the viewers and the demos.

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Lone Star: First Victim of New TV Season

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Drama, Prime Time, FOX, Cancellations,

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After back-to-back weeks of dismal ratings, has finally been put to rest by FOX.

The series—which was given a prime slot post-House on Mondays—opened last week to 4.1 million and a 1.3/3 in the 18-49 demo. A second outing this week dropped even further. The drama lost 900,000 viewers and fell to a 1.0/3.

Shortly after receiving the overnight numbers, FOX made the official decision to pull the plug. , originally slated to return on November 10, will now fill the Monday 9 PM position as of next week.

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Monday Ratings: Dancing with the Stars a Winner for ABC

The first official night of the fall television season saw five new shows vying for our attention. Despite good starts from Hawaii Five-0, Mike & Molly and The Event, Dancing with the Stars remained strong for ABC. Meanwhile, Lone Star proved a position post-House doesn’t necessarily mean ratings gold.

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This Week on TV (9/20-9/26)


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

 

MONDAY (9/20)

Season premieres: Castle, Chase, Chuck, Dancing with the Stars, The Event, Hawaii Five-0, House, How I Met Your Mother, Lone Star, Mike & Molly, Rachael Ray, Rules of Engagement, Two and a Half Men

  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8 p.m.):  “In the sixth season opener, Ted runs into Cindy (Rachel Bilson), whom he dated briefly—and who is also the roommate of his future wife.” He heard from a little bird (a.k.a. Twitter) that she wasn’t with Hayden Christensen anymore.
  • Chuck (NBC, 8 p.m.):  “Season 4 opens with Chuck engaging in a sweeping quest to find his mother (Linda Hamilton), all while keeping the rogue mission a secret from his sister.” The only clue he has to work with is the fading Polaroid picture John Conner gave him.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9 p.m.):  “In the eighth-season opener, Charlie this it’s time to cut back on his drinking.” His judge He also thinks it would be smart to film a PSA.

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