Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Comedy, Drama, Music, Prime Time, Reality, Sci-Fi/Horror, Sports, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, The CW, ER, Grey's Anatomy, My Name Is Earl, Survivor, The Office, Ratings
The debut of CBS’s Viva Laughlin (and the temporary departure of Without A Trace) should have made it an easy night for ABC. But despite low numbers at 10pm, CBS still came very close to taking the night in both viewers and demos.
- With 13.4 million viewers, the aging Survivor (4.3/13 in 18-49 age group) shows no signs of slowing down.
- FOX’s Red Sox/Indians game (3.3/8) averaged about 11.6 million fans through the evening.
- Ugly Betty (9.7 million, 3.1/9) dropped about 730,000 viewers this week.
- NBC’s My Name is Earl (7.3 million, 2.7/8) and 30 Rock (6.3 million, 2.6/7) were both down from last week.
- Smallville (5.1 million, 2.0/6) saw a 300,000 increase.
- CSI (20.8 million, 6.4/15 in 18-49) gained over 1 million new viewers to claim the night’s biggest audience.
- Grey’s Anatomy (17.7 million, 7.1/17) took another 9pm win in the demos category.
- An hour-long episode The Office (8.5 million, 4.4/11) lost about 400,000.
- Supernatural (1.3/3) rounded off the hour with 3 million viewers.
- Tthe debut of Viva Laughlin (8.8 million, 2.4/7 in 18-49) was only able to retain less than 1/2 of it’s large lead-in.
- ER (10 million, 4.0/11) benefitted from the absence of Without a Trace.
- Big Shots (8.3 million, 3.3/9) lost 900,000 from last week.
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The 9pm hour proves to be Thursday night’s most heated battleground. And just like Wednesday night, ABC ruled the 18-49 age group while CBS gathered the largest audience.
- Survivor: China (14 million viewers, 4.5/13 in 18-49 demo) easily won the hour in viewers and the valuable age group.
- Ugly Betty (3.5/10) grew by 500,000 to 10.4 million.
- My Name Is Earl (7.7 million, 1/9) was down about 250,000; 30 Rock (6.6 million, 3.0/8) lost three times as much.
- Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader (8.2 million, 2.3/7 in demo) came in fourth while Smallville (4.8 million, 1.9/5) hung in there.
- Grey’s Anatomy (18.9 million, 7.8/19 in 18-49) led the night in the demo market.
- CSI (19.6 million, 6.0/14) raked in just enough viewers for evening’s win (despite being down about 1 million).
- The Office (8.9 million, 4.7/11) gained about 410,000 viewers from last week while Supernatural (3.2 million, 1.2/3) was up over 250,000.
- Don’t Forget the Lyrics (1.8/4) came in fourth with 5.6 million viewers overall.
- Although down 18% from its debut, Without a Trace (13.6 million, 3.6/10 in 18-49) ruled the hour in viewers.
- Big Shots (9.3 million, 3.6/10) was up 600,000 while ER (8.4 million, 3.4/10) was down about the same.
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Although the introduction of ‘Seinfeld Vision’ helped the premiere of 30 Rock, it didn’t do do much for the network. CBS took Must See Thursday—followed by ABC, NBC, FOX and CW.
- Survivor (14.1 million, 4.4/13 in 18-49 demo) took the hour in both viewers and the key demographic group.
- ABC’s Ugly Betty (9.8 million, 3.4/10) saw a loss of over 1 million viewers this week, while My Name Is Earl (8 million, 3.4/10) lost 1/2 as much.
- Emmy-award winning 30 Rock (7.4 million, 3.4/9) saw a 53% viewer increase from last season’s finale.
- Although CSI (20.8 million, 6.3/16 in key demo) lost 16% of last week’s viewers, it still took the crown from Grey’s.
- Grey’s Anatomy (18.1 million, 7.4/18) also saw a loss in viewers but remained dominant in the 18-49 demo.
- A million less viewers saw Pam and Jim outed in this week’s episode of The Office (8.5 million, 4.5/11).
- Without A Trace (14.5 million, 3.8/11) lost 13% of last week’s audience and narrowly won in the key demos.
- ER (9 million, 3.7/10) was down 1 million this week; Big Shots (8.7 million, 3.7/10) was down from it’s 11.1 million premiere.
Read More | Hollywood Reporter
- Prison Break (FOX, 8pm): Season premiere. What will happen to Dr. Sara Tancredi?
- Deal or No Deal (NBC, 8pm): Special Monday-night premiere (will regularly air on Weds/Fridays).
- K-Ville (FOX, 9pm): Series premiere
- Saving Grace (TNT, 10pm): Season finale
- Weeds (Showtime, 10pm): Mary-Kate Olsen will begin a ten-episode arc tonight.
Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama, Games, Prime Time, Reality, Sci-Fi/Horror, Sports, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, The CW, Hell's Kitchen, America's Next Top Model, Dancing With The Stars, Desperate Housewives, ER, Everybody Hates Chris, Family Guy, Grey's Anatomy, Heroes, House, My Name Is Earl, Prison Break, Scrubs, Saturday Night Live, Survivor, The Bachelor, The Office, DVR
Despite having a Tivo and another DVR, I know that a new television season can take some serious planning. When will your favorite shows start? What days are they now on? Which programming ‘conflicts’ will you have to resolve? Will you need to buy another TV???
Hopefully our detailed scheduling guide can assist you in the weeks to come. We have compiled information from five different networks (ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and CW) and included the days, times and premiere dates for this fall’s shows.
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