or


[01/27/11 - 02:06 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Syfy
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Please note: As a courtesy, please do not reproduce these tables to newsgroups, forums or other online places. Links only please.

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: Syfy

2011 Premiere Dates (Announced):

"Ghost Hunters International" (Season 2.4 premiered Wednesday, January 5 at 9/8c)
"Merlin" (Season 3 premiered Friday, January 7 at 10/9c)
"Being Human" (premiered Monday, January 17 at 9/8c)
"Face Off" (premiered Wednesday, January 26 at 10/9c)
"Ghost Hunters" (Season 7 premieres Wednesday, February 23 at 9/8c)
"Marcel's Quantum Kitchen" (premieres Monday, March 7 at 10/9c)
"Destination Truth" (Season 4.2 premieres Thursday, March 17 at 7/6c)
"Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" (Season 2 premieres Wednesday, March 23 at 10/9c)

2011 Premiere Dates (Date TBA):

"Alphas" (New Series, TBA)
"Eureka" (Season 4.2, TBA)
"Haven" (Season 2, Summer)
"Hollywood Treasure" (Season 2, TBA)
"Sanctuary" (Season 3.2, TBA)
"Stargate Universe" (Season 2.2, Spring)
"Warehouse 13" (Season 3, Summer)

2010 Primetime Averages for Original Episodes:

millions of viewers (adults 18-49 rating) - series
2.582 (0.8) - WWE Smackdown
2.463 (0.8) - Warehouse 13 S2
2.328 (0.7) - Eureka S4.1
2.232 (1.0) - Ghost Hunters S6.1
1.948 (0.9) - Destination Truth S3.2
1.944 (0.9) - Ghost Hunters International S2.2
1.901 (0.8) - Ghost Hunters S6.2
1.849 (0.5) - Haven S1.1
1.458 (0.4) - Sanctuary S3.1
1.445 (0.5) - Stargate Universe S1.2
1.395 (0.6) - Ghost Hunters International S2.3
1.277 (0.4) - Merlin S2
1.247 (0.4) - WWE NXT
1.238 (0.5) - Ghost Hunters Academy S1.2*
1.200 (0.4) - Caprica S1.1
1.189 (0.5) - Hollywood Treasure S1
1.078 (0.5) - Stargate Universe S2.1
1.040 (0.4) - Destination Truth S4.1*
0.934 (0.4) - Scare Tactics S4*
0.934 (0.4) - Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files S1.1*
0.847 (0.3) - Beast Legends S1
0.842 (0.4) - Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files S1.2*
0.823 (0.3) - Caprica S1.2
0.347 (0.1) - Mary Knows Best 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)





  [january 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· ALPHAS (SYFY)
· BEAST LEGENDS (SYFY)
· BEING HUMAN (SYFY)
· CAPRICA (SYFY)
· DESTINATION TRUTH (SYFY)
· EUREKA (SYFY)
· FACE OFF (SYFY)
· FACT OR FAKED: PARANORMAL FILES (SYFY)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· GHOST HUNTERS (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS ACADEMY (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL (SYFY)
· HAVEN (SYFY)
· HOLLYWOOD TREASURE (SYFY)
· MARCEL'S QUANTUM KITCHEN (SYFY)
· MARY KNOWS BEST (SYFY)
· MERLIN (SYFY)
· SANCTUARY (SYFY)
· SCARE TACTICS (SYFY)
· STARGATE UNIVERSE (SYFY)
· WAREHOUSE 13 (SYFY)
· WWE NXT (SYFY)
· WWE SMACKDOWN (SYFY)











[01/30/15 - 03:44 PM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" - Season 5 Trailer
The show's 10-episode fifth season kicks off on Sunday, April 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/30/15 - 02:01 PM]
Production Has Started in New Orleans on "Zoo," CBS's New Drama Series Based on James Patterson's Bestselling Novel
The series starring James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nora Arnezeder and Nonso Anozie will premiere in summer 2015.

[01/30/15 - 01:30 PM]
HBO Greenlights Miniseries "Lewis and Clark," Starring Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts, With Production to Begin This Summer
Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are among the executive producers.

[01/30/15 - 01:01 PM]
Airdate of March 25 Set for "Nashville: On the Record 2," One Hour Music Special Featuring Performances by the Cast and Special Superstar Guest Reba
Direct from Nashville's world famous Grand Ole Opry House, cast members of ABC's acclaimed primetime series "Nashville" will take the stage to perform songs from the show and provide candid interviews backstage.

[01/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production and Announces Cast of Two Comedy Pilots: "Kevin from Work" and "Tough Cookie"
Both pilots are single-camera and are shooting in Los Angeles.

[01/30/15 - 11:24 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest Rated Wednesday Night in Its History with "Property Brothers" and "House Hunters"
HGTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/30/15 - 10:30 AM]
USA Network Announces Super Bowl Spot for "Dig"
The 15-second spot will feature clips from the international production, premiering Thursday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
Chart Topping Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Will Get the Party Started for Super Bowl XLIX at "VH1 + Papa John's(R) Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops"
Joining tonight's celebration is Super Bowl XLIX's esteemed National Anthem singer Idina Menzel.

[01/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
"Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," A Unique Hybrid of Comedy, Confession and Life-Saving Information, Debuts Feb. 14, Exclusively on HBO
Taped at the Levity Live Comedy Club inside the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY, the special showcases O'Donnell's skills as a laugh-out-loud stand-up comedian, while incorporating a vital message literally near and dear to her heart.

[01/30/15 - 08:44 AM]
Series Finale of "Parenthood" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since December 11, 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC Dominates the First Night of the February Sweep with the Return of TGIT, Scoring its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season-Premiere Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return with a Demo Victory
"Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" return up double-digits from their fall finales in adults 18-49.

[01/30/15 - 08:16 AM]
Stephen Fry Joins BBC America This February as Host of Comedy Quiz Show "QI" and the BAFTA Film Awards
The newcomer will launch with three back-to-back episodes on Thursday, February 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/30/15 - 07:30 AM]
USA Network Takes Viewers Behind-the-Scenes of the Upcoming Event Series "Dig" in an Original Half-Hour "Making-of" Special on Monday, February 23
As previously announced, the series launches on Thursday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/15 - 07:05 AM]
Aziz Ansari Returns to Netflix with Brand New Stand-Up Comedy Special
The special will launch on Friday, March 6 at 12:01am PT in all territories where Netflix is available.