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Monday Ratings: ABC Suffers Without DWTS

Life post-Dancing with the Stars is always hard for ABC. Despite the Alphabet network’s holiday specials and programming originals, the network was beat by a slate of repeats on CBS.

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Tuesday Ratings: CBS and FOX Each Take Half

Although numbers were down for all CBS shows, the Eye network still did enough to win with the viewers last night. Meanwhile, FOX - with help from Fringe and House - was #1 again in the demos.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (11/12)

My Own Worst Enemy

What would November sweeps be without a few surprising shakeups? Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

CANCELLATIONS
  • 30 Days (FX)
  • Lipstick Jungle (NBC) - Series will end its run later this winter
  • Mad TV (FOX) - The show’s 14th season will be its last
  • My Own Worst Enemy (NBC) - Series will end its run on 12/15

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Tuesday Ratings: NCIS Has Its Best Night Ever

I just can’t wait to see what happens when American Idol finally comes around. Last night, NCIS - a show in its sixth season - had an evening to remember. The show not only saw its best demo performance in approximately a year, it had its largest audience ever. The Mark Harmon program went on to help CBS win with the the viewers while FOX was on top with the demos.

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Tuesday Ratings: The Mentalist Has Best Outing to Date

Maybe CBS has a repeat of Fringe to thank? Whatever the reason, The Mentalist hit a season high last night with its sixth episode. The freshman series then helped out Without a Trace’s numbers. All this activity gave the the network its best Tuesday since December ‘07. Unfortunately, House‘s hot demos meant FOX still had the lead last night in the 18-49 group.

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  • (17.1 million, 3.4/9 in 18-49) did the same as last week.
  • (13.1 million, 5.3/14) killed in the demos.
  • ‘s presentation of It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (3.4/9) had 10.4 million reminiscing.
  • (8 million, 3.1/9) packed on 700,000 more pounds.
  • (1.6/4) returned to 3.2 million.

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Tuesday Ratings: Dancing with the Stars Helps Out DWTS

Thanks to ABC’s smart decision to can Opportunity Knocks, the network’s first two hours saw big improvements over last week. Unfortunately, its third hour (Eli Stone) didn’t benefit from the programming change. By night’s end, CBS was the winner with the viewers while FOX was tops with the demos.

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  • (17.1 million, 3.6/10 in 18-49) lost 800,000.
  • (12.9 million, 5.5/15) had the best demos of the night.
  • A * recap show (9.3 million, 2.0/6) did 4 million better than last week’s Knocks.
  • (7.3 million, 2.9/8) was down slightly.
  • * (1.4 million, 0.6/2) was down 400,000.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (10/21)

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Another week, another list. Here’s an update on the shows you’ll be seeing more of in the months to come:

EXTENSIONS
  • Knight Rider (NBC)  **full season order**
  • Private Practice (ABC)  **full season order**
  • Privileged (CW)  **two more scripts ordered**
  • Worst Week (CBS)  **two more scripts ordered**
RENEWALS
  • Dexter (Showtime)  **two more seasons ordered

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Tuesday Ratings: ABC Not Singing About Eli Stone

Although it had the opportunity to piggyback off a nice lead-in, Eli Stone‘s premiere was down 45% from its debut last year. The show also came in third in its hour. In the end, CBS was once again the winner with the viewers while FOX was on top with the demos.

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Tuesday Ratings: Larger Audience for Second Debate

While it didn’t draw Palin/Biden-sized numbers, last night’s Presidential debate did improve over the first. In total, approximately 63.2 million watched the town hall event. That’s up 21% from Debate #1 (which drew 52.4 million). Of all the networks, ABC attracted the most viewers for its political coverage.

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Monday Ratings: Heroes Continues Sinking

Things aren’t looking good over at NBC. Heroes and Chuck both premiered with declines—and have now continued their seasons with declines. This lack of competition helped ABC with the viewers and CBS with another win in the demos.

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