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[01/25/11 - 02:04 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Comedy Central
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- With the TCA Winter Press Tour officially behind us, we thought a recap was in order to give our readers an overview of the flurry of announcements from the past month.

To that end we're offering up 25 capsules - five each day - of our most trafficked cable networks' plans for 2011, plus a look back at the numbers from 2010. Together they should help give you a better idea of their respective performances and goals moving forward.

As always, our daily and monthly list of premiere dates as well as our quarterly programming grids can assist in planning your viewing accordingly.

Network: Comedy Central

2011 Premiere Dates (Announced):

"Tosh.0" (Season 3 premiered Tuesday, January 11 at 10/9)
"Onion SportsDome" (premiered Tuesday, January 11 at 10:30/9:30c)
"South Park" (Season 15 premieres Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00/9:00c)
"Workaholics" (premieres Wednesday, April 6 at 10:30/9:30c)

2011 Premiere Dates (Date TBA):

"Futurama" (Season 7, Summer)
"Jon Benjamin Has a Van" (New Series, Summer)
"Ugly Americans" (Season 2, June)

2010 Primetime Averages for Original Episodes:

millions of viewers (adults 18-49 rating) - series
3.345 (1.9) - South Park S14.1
2.879 (1.7) - South Park S14.2
2.165 (1.2) - Tosh.0 S2.2*
2.059 (1.0) - Futurama S6
1.918 (1.0) - Ugly Americans S1.1
1.594 (0.8) - Ugly Americans S1.2
1.489 (0.8) - Tosh.0 S2.1
1.198 (0.6) - Nick Swardson's Pretend Time S1
0.835 (0.4) - Important Things with Demetri Martin S2
0.635 (0.3) - The Sarah Silverman Program S3
0.563 (0.3) - Big Lake S1*

* denotes numbers for all original episodes were not available; nor were all series

Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD (1/1/10-12/31/10)





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· BIG LAKE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· FUTURAMA (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· IMPORTANT THINGS WITH DEMETRI MARTIN (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· JON BENJAMIN HAS A VAN (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· NICK SWARDSON'S PRETEND TIME (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· ONION SPORTSDOME (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· UGLY AMERICANS (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· WORKAHOLICS (COMEDY CENTRAL)





[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"Caraoke Showdown" Hosted by Craig Robinson Premieres January 12 on Spike TV
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[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"The Defiant Ones," Four-Part Documentary Event Telling the True Story of Music Legends Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, to Debut on HBO Next Year
Director Allen Hughes has made an unquestionably bold film about the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between two street-smart men from different worlds who have shaped many of the most exciting and extreme moments in recent pop culture.

[12/08/16 - 11:55 AM]
Tuesday's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Tops Late Night with Its Largest Tuesday Audience Since Oct. 2015
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, December 6.

[12/08/16 - 11:12 AM]
MTV Announces 22 Singles Looking for Love on MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You The One?"
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[12/08/16 - 10:32 AM]
Amazon Studios to Debut Original Kids Special "Bookaboo's Barkin' New Year's Eve" on December 30
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[12/08/16 - 10:07 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Tops "Empire" in Viewers for the First Time
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 7.

[12/08/16 - 10:04 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Newest Animated Series "Jeff & Some Aliens" Premieres on Wednesday, January 11 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
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[12/08/16 - 10:03 AM]
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[12/08/16 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Hosts Day-Long Love Letter to Fans with Exclusive Sneak Peeks of Five New True-Crime Series on New Year's Day
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[12/08/16 - 10:00 AM]
Bruno Mars, Sting and The Weeknd to Perform on Spectacular Season Finale of "The Voice"
Global superstar Bruno Mars will perform his explosive single "24K Magic," the title track from his critically acclaimed album "24K Magic."

[12/08/16 - 10:00 AM]
Detective Rod Demery Profiles How "Murder Chose Me" in Powerful New Investigation Discovery Series
Vowing that no family should be denied justice the way his family was, Demery worked tirelessly on more than 250 homicide cases, achieving a confession and a 100% solve rate in each case where he served as lead detective.

[12/08/16 - 09:59 AM]
Tony Rock Hosts TV One's Outrageous New Game Show "The Game of Dating," Premiering Tuesday, Jan. 31
Hosted by popular comedian Tony Rock, the network's primetime game show will offer viewers provocative, sexy and hysterical new takes on classic dating show scenarios.

[12/08/16 - 09:54 AM]
"Friday Night Tykes" Returns to Esquire Network Beginning January 17th
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[12/08/16 - 09:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hairspray Live!" Sparks NBC to Victory
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[12/08/16 - 08:11 AM]
The Brown Family Returns for an All-New Season of "Alaskan Bush People" Premiering January 4 at 9PM
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