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Monday Ratings: Howie Mandle Takes on the ‘Terminator’

It was highly doubtful that could maintain its monster-sized numbers from Sunday, but I don’t know if many expected what happened last night.  It wasn’t a group of that brought the show down to size, but rather a comedian and his bevy of suitcase-toting ladies.

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Prison Break

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  • About 14.7 million watched and the showgirl on (4.2/11 in 18-49).
  • (9.5 million, 3.3/9) was basically even with last Monday.
  • About 4.9 million traveled down (2.0/5).

*denotes repeat

(You can review last Monday’s ratings here.)


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Monday Ratings: ‘Dance War’ Edges Past ‘American Gladiators’

Although came nowhere near numbers, the premiere episode (barely) surpassed the second episode in viewers.

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  • The season premiere of (3.3/8 in 18-49) lured in 9.6 million.
  • * (9.14 million, 1.8/5) came in a close second.
  • (5 million 1.8/4) lost about 680,000 from its last original episode.

*denotes repeat

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Monday Ratings: CBS Survives ‘Clash’, ‘Duel’

A new crop of reality entries couldn’t take down the comedy/CSI combo on .  The Eye Network was victorious with the viewers and the 18-49s.

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Journeyman

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Monday Ratings: ‘Heroes’ Declines Again

An extra-long Dancing With The Stars helped retain its dominance over Monday night:

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  • (14.1 million, 4.4/11 in 18-49) as the hour’s largest draw.
  • (10.8 million, 3.9/10) was even with last week.
  • (5.2 million, 2.1/6) dropped another 700,000.

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Monday Ratings: ABC Back on Top

With the World Series finally wrapped up, ABC was able to waltz right in and dance away with another ratings victory:

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Big Bang Theory

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  • (15.4 million, 4.9/11 in 18-49 demo) has done a great job retaining it’s audience.  It was even up 1 million from last week.
  • (14.1 million, 5.1/12) was impressive with the hour’s demos.
  • (11.2 million, 4.2/9) was up 400,000 from last Monday.
  • (10.4 million, 4.9/11) continues to send bored fans away; it lost another 250,000.
  • A repeat of (1.3/3) took in 4 million.
  • Both (2.24 million, 1.0/2) and (2.4 million, 1.1/3) remained even.

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Monday Ratings: Osmond Went Down, ‘Dancing’ Went Up

Thanks to a baseball-less Monday on FOX (and a startling collapse on Dancing With the Stars), ABC easily took last night’s win.

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Journeyman

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  • In its second week, ? (14.3 million, 4.6/10 in 18-49) remained strong compared to last week’s debut.
  • Both (13.7 million, 4.8/11) and (10.8 million, 3.9/9) scored larger audiences than that NBC show.
  • (10.7 million, 4.9/11), down another 560,000, barely eked out the hour’s largest demo (not including Dancing).
  • (6.1 million, 2.0/5) remained about even.

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Monday Ratings:  Good Debut for ‘Samantha Who’

Monday’s competition saw the introduction of a new show (Samantha Who?) and the sports-related interruption of a few others (Prison Break, K-Ville).  By night’s end, it was a one-two finish for ABC and CBS.

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Christina Applegate

  • With 19.3 million viewers, (4.6 rating/11 share in 18-49) took the 8pm hour.
  • (8.2 million, 3.2/8) had a huge gain from last week in the demo market.
  • (8 million, 3.1/9) remained fairly steady as did (8.2 million, 3.2/8).
  • FOX’s Indians/Red Sox game 3.0/7) averaged 9.9 million viewers.

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  • ? (14.3 million, 4.4/10 in 18-49) kept a large part of the DWTS audience.
  • (11.3 million, 5.1/12) had the highest demos of the whole evening.
  • Both (13.8 million, 4.8/11) and (11 million, 4.0/9) saw improvements in the 18-49 age group.

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Assessing (and Ignoring) the New Fall Season

Kitchen NightmaresAs I type this, I’m listening to the new Radiohead album, In Rainbows, and I’m in a terrifically good mood.  See, I love Radiohead like Tyra Banks loves … well, Tyra Banks, and so you would think that this good mood would make me put together a list of wonderful things about the new fall TV season.

Yeah, not so much.  To be honest, I haven’t watched a lot of the new fall network TV shows.  But it’s worthwhile to take a look at these shows and for me to say what I watched, what I thought, and why I didn’t watch a lot of them.  Well, it’s worthwhile for me anyway.  Plus it goes well with Radiohead (not really, but it’s not like I’m gonna stop listening).  Here goes:

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This Week on TV (9/24-9/30)

Heroes Masi Oka

 

MONDAY (9/24)
  • Chuck (NBC, 8pm):  Series premiere
  • Dancing With the Stars (ABC, 8pm):  Special 1.5 hour season premiere.  Let’s start placing bets now!
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8pm):  Mandy Moore guest-stars in the season premiere.  Also,  what will happen to Ted and Robin?
  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8:30pm):  Welcome the reunion of Roseanne’s Darlene and David.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9pm):  Season premiere
  • Heroes (NBC, 9pm):  Season premiere.  Rumor has it someone could be leaving the show very soon.
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS, 9:30pm):  Season premiere
  • The Bachelor (ABC, 9:30pm):  Special 1.5 hour premiere.  Apparently Brad Womack has a twin brother.  Am I the only one wondering if they traded places during the show?
  • Journeyman (NBC, 10pm):  Series premiere
  • CSI: Miami (CBS, 10pm):  Season premiere

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CBS Brings Back TV Duo Sara Gilbert and Johnny Galecki

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Prime Time, CBS, Gossip,

Sara Gilbert and Johnny Galecki on Roseanne CBS will reunite two former Roseanne stars on the new comedy The Big Bang Theory. , who once played the husband of Roseanne’s daughter Darlene, stars in the new series as Leonard. Together with onscreen pal Sheldon (played by Jim Parsons), the two focus their attentions on a pretty neighbor played by Kaley Cuoco. will appear on the series, joining her former on-screen husband (Galecki) for an unspecified number of episodes. Gilbert will play Leonard’s co-worker and love interest on the series, though no one seems to know how long this will last, and it’s probably ratings that will decide. During her stint on ABC’s Roseanne, Gilbert earned two Emmy nominations.

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