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TV on DVD: October 14, 2008

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Here are some of the options available this Tuesday.

CSI Season 8 DVD

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Monday Ratings: FOX Repeats Have Slight Edge

Monday night saw a tight race between three different networks. FOX narrowly pulled a win with the viewers while CBS and ABC tied in the demos.

Rules of Engagement8pm

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Monday Ratings: The Bachelorette Shows Improvement

Improved numbers from ABC’s dating reality show helped give the Alphabet network a tie in the demos. Meanwhile, CBS was the sole winner with last night’s viewers.

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Blake Lively

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Thursday Ratings: Another Win for Reality Fare

So You Think You Can Dance continues to leap over its direct competitors. The show, along with 5th Grader, gave FOX another dual win last night.

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Smallville

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Monday Ratings: Repeats Rule the Night

Sadly, a heaping of reality shows could not compete with a crop of stale programs. FOX’s dramatic lineup ended up winning the night in both the viewers and the demos.

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DeAnna Pappas

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Monday Ratings: Repeats Outperform Originals

Although Nashville Star did better on NBC than it ever did on the USA, the reality competition did little for the Peacock network. CBS wound up taking the evening in both the viewers and the demos.

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Billy Ray Cyrus on Nashville Star

  • * (7.3 million, 2.1/7 in 18-49) was up 600,000 over last week.
  • ’ airing of The Bill Engvall Show (1.9/6) attracted 6.4 million; (6.3 million, 2.2/7) was up slightly.
  • (6.4 million, 2.2/7) was down by 100,000.
  • (1.9/6) seemed small with 5.6 million.
  • * (1.1 million, 0.5/2) had a 300,000 viewer slide.

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Monday Ratings: The Mole Fails to Surface

Several years out of the public eye didn’t help last night’s premiere of The Mole much. The show placed last in its hour and put ABC in third place yesterday. Meanwhile, FOX was a winner with the viewers while NBC had a narrow victory in the demos.

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The Mole

  • * (1.8/6 in 18-49) returned to 6.7 million viewers.
  • (6.5 million, 2.1/6) was up 1 million from last week.
  • * (5.9 million, 2.0/7) shed 500,000; * (6.1 million, 2.2/7) lost 600,000.
  • ‘s coverage of the Stanley Cup (2.6/7) had 5.8 million cheering.
  • * (1.4 million, 0.6/2) remained steady with last week.

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Monday Ratings: American Gladiators Still Weak

Despite the lack of new episodes, American Gladiators was still fairly unimpressive. Although the program showed improvement, it was overpowered by comedic repeats. In the end, CBS swept the night in both the viewers and the demos.

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American Gladiators, Hellga

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Monday Ratings: Tight Race Between CBS, ABC and FOX

A night of finales helped CBS place first in both categories last night.  Meanwhile, ABC came in a close second with the viewers while FOX narrowly lost out in the demos.

Bones, Emily Deschanel8pm

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2008 Summer Television Programming Schedule

The Bachelorette, DeAnna Pappas

A new season calls for a new schedule.

If you’re without anything to do this summer, this updated programming schedule may help keep you occupied.  Over the next few months, networks will be introducing a crop of reality shows (Celebrity Circus, Greatest American Dog), some experimental dramas (Swingtown, Fear Itself) and the usual horde of repeats.

This list is a

compilation of the calendars

for the five major networks.

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