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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (8/11)

Entourage

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

 

RENEWALS
  • Entourage (HBO) - Season 8 (Final) **Likely followed by big screen film**
  • The Fabulous Beekman Boys (Planet Green) - Season 2
  • Locked Up Abroad (Nat. Geographic) - Season 5
  • Merlin (Syfy) - Season 3
  • Shark Tank (ABC) - Season 2
  • Taboo (Nat. Geographic) - Season 7

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Friday Ratings: Big Showing for Smallville

Fridays might not have been good to Dollhouse or Ugly Betty, but that doesn’t mean the night is like totally bad. Smallville‘s recent two-hour event brought in the program’s best numbers of the season.

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Friday Ratings: CBS Channels the Viewers

CBS did what CBS normally does on a Friday night: win. The network, thanks to its strong drama lineup, took both the viewers and the demos this weekend.

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Tuesday Ratings: CBS Dominates the Evening

Baseball’s American League Championship Series was no match for the triple-header on CBS. The Eye network’s NCIS/Good Wife lineup hit a home run in both the viewers and demos last night.

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  • (20.6 million, 4.7/13 in 18-49) did about the same as last week.
  • (9.8 million, 3.9/10) hit a season high.
  • Game 4 of the (3.0/8) rallied 9.5 million.
  • ‘s finale (6.2 million, 1.9/5) matched a season high.
  • (2.4 million, 1.1/3) remained steady.

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Tuesday Ratings: FOX was Hot, NCIS was Hotter

It took a two-hour Hell’s Kitchen finale to finally put a dent into CBS’ strong Tuesday night lineup. The FOX series helped the network win in the demos last night, even though NCIS broke the 20 million mark (again) in viewers yesterday. The reality show also managed to improve 19% from its recent May finale.

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  • (20.4 million, 4.5/12 in 18-49) had the best numbers all around.
  • (3.4/9) weighed in at 9 million viewers.
  • Approximately 8 million watched Dave Levey win the sixth season of (3.8/10).
  • (1.6/4) ate 5.4 million up.
  • (1.1/3) turned in 2.4 million.

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2009 Summer Television Schedule

America's Got Talent

Okay - so most of our favorite shows are gone now. But that doesn’t mean our summer has to completely suck.

Never got a chance to watch during the regular season? Here’s your chance to catch up! Like to see people embarrass themselves? Then might be the perfect summer treat! Missing both American Idol and Dancing with the Stars? Then is just the ticket for you!

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 August 19. Don’t be surprised to see changes in the weeks to come.)

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