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MONDAY (9/21)

Season premieres: Accidentally on Purpose, The Big Bang Theory, Castle, CSI: Miami, Dancing with the Stars, Heroes, House, How I Met Your Mother, Two and a Half Men

  • House (FOX, 8pm):  “Season 6 begins with House as a detoxing patient at a mental hospital. He concocts an escape plan aided by his roommate and a visitor named Lydia (Franka Potente).” Run House Run!
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8pm):  “The friends discover that Robin and Barney are secretly a couple.” He couldn’t stop talking aboot the girl he hooked up with last night.
  • Dancing with the Stars 9 (ABC, 8pm):  The opener begins with 16 celebrities including Lindsay Lohan’s ex (Aaron Carter), Shannen Doherty’s ex (Ashley Hamilton) and the ex-House Majority Leader (Tom DeLay). At least one of these guys has been disgraced.

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Rob and Amber

You may remember Rob and Amber Mariano from the two weeks where they stole every single magazine cover in the industry, just after the end of Survivor: All Stars. The pair met and fell in love while filming the reality series, which they went on to win. On the final grand finale for the season, Amber Brkich walked away with $1 million… and an engagement ring from “Boston Rob.” They were soon married on a TV special that detailed their wedding plans and celebration.

The pair went on to second-place success on before they starred in ten episodes of their own reality series, Rob and Amber: Against the Odds. Now, the super couple has added a new member to their team of two: their first baby.

Lucia Rose Mariano was born July 4 in Florida, where the couple now lives. “We are over the moon with happiness at her arrival,” said Rob of the happy event.

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Gallery: Rob and Amber Reality Duo Adds Third to the Team

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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Okay - let’s try this again. After a week full of Nielsen ratings delays, we’re getting back to business. Thanks to a slate full of finales, CBS had a hold on the viewers last night. ABC, in the meantime, won the oh-so-important demos. (It should be noted though that both networks were beat in the 10:00 hour by NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice.)

Joan Rivers8pm

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Howie Mandel

The Game Show Network will sponsor the first-ever game show awards, an event that will celebrate everything the cable channel loves about televising gaming. will emcee the event, which airs June 6 at 8pm ET on GSN.

“I want the game show awards to be unlike any awards show on television,” Mandel said in a recent statement. “We’ll see what happens.” Mandel’s comedic career enjoyed renewed success with the launch of , which became a hit for NBC. Mandel was nominated for an Emmy in 2008 by virtue of his work on the show.

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If it hadn’t been the first official Sunday of sweeps, last night would have been considered a fairly uneventful. ABC’s lineup took the oh-so-important demos while CBS won a narrow contest with the viewers.

Brothers & Sisters' Patricia Wettig8pm

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Gallery: Sunday Ratings: Weekend Win for ABC

Brooke Hogan

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


  • The Amazing Race (CBS) - Season 15
  • Brooke Knows Best (VH1) - Season 2
  • Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew (VH1) - Season 3
  • Gotti’s Way 2 (VH1) - Season 2
  • HGTV Design Star (HGTV) - Season 4
  • I Want to Work for Diddy (VH1) - Season 2
  • She’s Got the Look (TV Land) - Season 2
  • Tool Academy (VH1) - Season 2

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She might not be Miss USA, but Nicollette Sheridan is still a winner. Last night’s goodbye to Edie Britt was Sunday’s most-watched event. The farewell helped ABC take first place in both the viewers and the demos yesterday.

Desperate Housewives' Nicollette Sheridan8pm

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Gallery: Sunday Ratings: Fond Farewell for Desperate Housewife

Earlier coverage of The Masters golf tournament (and its convenient overrun) lifted CBS to a victory on an otherwise slow Easter Sunday.

Amazing Race 14's Mark and Michael8pm

  • /The Amazing Race (3.0/9 in 18-49) combined for 11.8 million.
  • A 2-hour (9.4 million, 2.9/8) pulled in another 2.3 million.
  • An expanded (6.4 million, 1.6/5) did better than the recently-moved Kings.
  • * (4.7 million, 2.2/7) dropped 1.7 million; King of the Hill* (2.0/6) turned in 4.2 million.
  • CW’s airing of Cutthroat Island (0.3/1) registered 1.4 million.

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Gallery: Sunday Ratings: CBS Gets a Hole in One

FOX might not have been last night’s winning network (that title belongs to CBS), but it wasn’t due to lack of trying. Yesterday’s Family Guy episode drew a fair number of Trekkies and the best demos of the evening.

Star Trek: The Next Generation on Family Guy8pm

  • 60 Minutes/The Amazing Race combined efforts for 13 million (3.8/10 in 18-49).
  • (10.8 million, 3.6/9) was up 1 million.
  • (6.6 million, 3.1/9) improved by 400,000.
  • (4.4 million, 1.3/3) lost another 200,000.
  • CW’s broadcast of War Games (0.4/1) sucked in 1.2 million.

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Gallery: Sunday Ratings: Family Guy Beams Up the Numbers