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A new year means a new TV schedule.
This week, we’ll see a number of familiar faces returning to primetime. On Monday, Brad Womack will play The Bachelor for a second time on ABC. The following day, Paula Abdul will come back to reality television with Live to Dance while Jane Badler will once again be featured in a series titled V.
As you will see from the schedule, Hellcats won’t be the only show airing on a new day. The Defenders will move to Fridays as will Fringe. Meanwhile, NBC has shuffled its Thursday night comedy lineup around.
We hope our detailed guide -- with information from the five major networks -- can assist you in the weeks to come. We’ve included the days, times and return/premiere dates for the midseason programs.
(NOTE: This schedule has been updated as of January 27. Don’t be surprised to see changes in the weeks to come.)
UPDATE: CBS has cut down Medium's order from 22 episodes to 13 episodes.
Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:
- Better With You (ABC) – Full season order
- Blue Bloods (CBS) – Full season order
- Brothers & Sisters (ABC) – Four more episodes ordered
- The Defenders (CBS) – Full season order
- Detroit 1-8-7 (ABC) – Five more episodes ordered
- Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) – Full season order
Read More | TV by the Numbers
Has the tide gone down for CBS at 10:00? For the first time since its debut, Hawaii Five-0 was bested by Castle in the hour. ABC’s victory in that time slot helped the network take another double win (viewers and demos) on Monday.
- Dancing with the Stars (19.8 million, 4.1/10 in 18-49) was down slightly.
- House (9.5 million, 3.6/10) lost 1 million.
- How I Met Your Mother (8.5 million, 3.4/9) did about the same.
- Rules of Engagement (8 million, 3.0/8) gave up 500,000.
- Chuck (5.3 million, 1.9/5) was on par with last Monday.
- 90210 (1.8 million, 0/9/2) was off by 100,000.
Read More | Variety
FOX’s decision to quickly replace Lone Star with veteran Lie to Me was validated in the ratings last night. Unfortunately, the move really didn’t make a difference in the overall rankings. ABC was still the winner in both the viewers and demos thanks to reality hit Dancing with the Stars.
- Dancing with the Stars (20.1 million, 4.3/11 in 18-49) slipped by 1.2 million.
- House (10.5 million, 3.9/11) added on 300,000.
- How I Met Your Mother (8.6 million, 3.4/10) lost 500,000; Rules of Engagement (8.5 million, 3.0/8) grew by 300,000.
- Chuck (5.4 million, 1.9/5) remained steady.
- 90210 (1.9 million, 1.0/3) was down a tick.
Read More | Variety
Are viewers already bored with the Monday schedule? Minus a few exceptions, the ratings chart this week was full of down arrows—including one for The Event, the series that has raised a lot of buzz for NBC. In the end, Dancing with the Stars’ ballroom action kept ABC on top of the viewers and the demos.
- Dancing with the Stars (21.3 million, 4.8/12 in 18-49) remained steady.
- House (10.2 million, 3.8/10) fell by 500,000.
- How I Met Your Mother (9.1 million, 3.9/11) added on 300,000; Rules of Engagement (8.2 million, 3.2/8) was down slightly.
- Chuck (5.4 million, 2.0/5) gave up 400,000.
- 90210 (2 million, 1.0/3) improved by 200,000.
Read More | The Live Feed
The first official night of the fall television season saw five new shows vying for our attention. Despite good starts from Hawaii Five-0, Mike & Molly and The Event, Dancing with the Stars remained strong for ABC. Meanwhile, Lone Star proved a position post-House doesn’t necessarily mean ratings gold.
- Dancing with the Stars had 21.3 million (5.1/13 in 18-49) checking out the situation.
- House (10.7 million, 4.2/11) was down nearly 6 million from last fall.
- How I Met Your Mother (3.6/10) kicked things off with 8.8 million; Rules of Engagement (3.1/8) attracted 8.4 million.
- Chuck’s premiere drew 5.8 million (2.0/6).
- 90210 returned to 1.8 million (0.9/3).
Read More | Variety
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(Make sure to check out TV Envy’s Programming Schedule.)
Season premieres: Castle, Chase, Chuck, Dancing with the Stars, The Event, Hawaii Five-0, House, How I Met Your Mother, Lone Star, Mike & Molly, Rachael Ray, Rules of Engagement, Two and a Half Men
- How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8 p.m.): “In the sixth season opener, Ted runs into Cindy (Rachel Bilson), whom he dated briefly—and who is also the roommate of his future wife.” He heard from a little bird (a.k.a. Twitter) that she wasn’t with Hayden Christensen anymore.
- Chuck (NBC, 8 p.m.): “Season 4 opens with Chuck engaging in a sweeping quest to find his mother (Linda Hamilton), all while keeping the rogue mission a secret from his sister.” The only clue he has to work with is the fading Polaroid picture John Conner gave him.
Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9 p.m.): “In the eighth-season opener, Charlie this it’s time to cut back on his drinking.”
His judgeHe also thinks it would be smart to film a PSA.
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