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TV on DVD: August 3, 2010

Heroes Season 4 DVDHere are some of the options available this Tuesday:

  • Days that Shook the World (Season 3, Complete Series)
  • Hawaii Five-O (Season 9)
  • Heroes (Season 4)
  • Kodocha (Seasons 1 & 2)
  • Lytton’s Diary (Complete Collection)
  • Mercy (Season 1)
  • Monarchy (Complete Collection)
  • Princess Resurrection 3 (Complete Collection)
  • The Real Ghostbusters (Volume 3)
  • Saturday Night Live: Best of Will Ferrell (Volume 3)
  • The Wallflower (Complete Collection)

Make sure to also check out the DVD and Blu-ray film options for this week.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (5/18)

Ghost Whisperer

UPDATE: News about Smallville, Trauma and Mercy added.

 

RENEWALS
  • Life Unexpected (CW) - Season 2
  • Medium (CBS) - Season 7
  • One Tree Hill (CW) - Season 8
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS) - Season 5

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Wednesday Ratings: Oprah Winfrey Special Anything But

Don’t be fooled—Oprah Winfrey doesn’t always have the Midas touch. Despite the A-list filled roster, yesterday’s Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special failed to dazzle. The program came in last during its hour and did worse than the last original Ugly Betty episode.

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Wednesday Ratings: ABC Feels Some Love

ABC might not have been the winner last night, but Modern Family and The Middle did their best to help. Despite competition from American Idol‘s Group Night, Family reached another series high in the demos. Meanwhile, Middle - with help from Charlie Brown - hit a high of its own.

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Wednesday Ratings: Human Falls Short of Target

Life pre-Idol never looks quite as good as it does post-Idol. Last night, Human Target took quite a hit in its new 8:00 time slot and tied a repeat of Modern Family in the demos.

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  • Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials (2.9/9 in 18-49) had 11.2 million laughing.
  • (7.8 million, 2.4/7) gave up 2.6 million.
  • (2.7/8) scored 7.3 million.
  • A * repeat (2.4/7) pulled in 6.8 million.
  • (6.3 million, 1.6/5) added on 500,000.
  • * (1.4 million, 0.6/2) slid by 300,000.

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Wednesday Ratings: Modern Family Remains Strong Against Target

Despite a huge lead-in, Human Target looked vulnerable against non-repeats. The show’s second outing pulled in over 10 million viewers, but placed third in its hour with the demos.

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Wednesday Ratings: No Mercy for Idol Competition

Despite being down 3.5 million from its Tuesday debut, American Idol was still strong enough to blow away the competition.

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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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Wednesday Ratings: CBS was the People’s Choice

Despite strong performances from (most of) ABC’s comedies and SVU, viewers made CBS their choice last night. Yesterday’s People’s Choice Awards broadcast earned its best demos and viewers since 2007.

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  • A new edition of (2.9/8 in 18-49) brought in 8.5 million for CBS.
  • An early edition of (2.2/6) raised 7.5 million; the comedy’s second half hour (8.2 million, 2.7/7) hit season highs.
  • (7.3 million, 1.7/5) sunk to a demo low.
  • A * repeat (1.3/4) had 3.4 million singing.
  • * (0.4/1) dialed up 895,000.

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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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