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[01/28/11 - 02:14 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: VH1
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: VH1

2011 Premiere Dates (Announced):

"Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business" (Season 2 premiered Sunday, December 5 at 11/10c)
"Basketball Wives" (Season 2 premiered Sunday, December 12 at 8/7c)
"What Chilli Wants" (Season 2 premiered Sunday, January 2 at 9/8c)
"You're Cut Off!" (Season 2 premiered Monday, January 10 at 9/8c)
"The X Life" (premiered Monday, January 10 at 10/9c)
"Beverly Hills Fabulous" (premieres Monday, March 21 at TBA)
"Love & Hip Hop" (premieres Monday, March 21 at TBA)
"Ton of Cash" (premieres Monday, March 21 at TBA)

2011 Premiere Dates (Date TBA):

"Audrina" (New Series, April)
"Mob Wives" (New Series, March)
"Saddle Ranch" (New Series, April)
"Single Ladies" (New Series, July)
"Tough Love" (Season 3, Summer)
"Wedding Wars" (New Series, April)

2010 Primetime Averages for Original Episodes:

millions of viewers (adults 18-49 rating) - series
1.530 (0.8) - For the Love of Ray J S2
1.290 (0.7) - Basketball Wives S1
1.280 (0.7) - What Chilli Wants S1
1.200 (0.6) - Fantasia For Real S1*
1.093 (0.6) - Tough Love S2*
1.058 (0.6) - Let's Talk About Pep S1*
1.030 (0.5) - La La's Full Court Wedding
0.986 (0.6) - Celebrity Rehab S3*
0.976 (0.5) - Celebrity Rehab S4
0.967 (0.5) - The T.O. Show S2*
0.938 (0.5) - Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business S1*
0.926 (0.5) - Tough Love: Couples S1*
0.904 (0.5) - Celebrity Fit Club S7
0.891 (0.5) - Tool Academy S3
0.879 (0.4) - Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch S1*
0.842 (0.4) - Sober House S1
0.808 (0.4) - You're Cut Off! S1
0.794 (0.4) - Frank the Entertainer S1*
0.754 (0.4) - Price of Beauty S1
0.726 (0.4) - Fantasia For Real S2
0.713 (0.4) - Real & Chance: Legend Hunters S1*
0.643 (0.3) - Football Wives S1
0.595 (0.3) - Transform Me S1*
0.549 (0.3) - Dad Camp S1*
0.537 (0.3) - I Love Money S4
0.535 (0.3) - Bret Michaels: Life as I Know It S1
0.530 (0.3) - The OCD Project S1
0.510 (0.3) - Mario Lopez: Saved by the Baby S1
0.408 (0.2) - Bridal Bootcamp S1*
0.362 (0.2) - My Big Friggin' Wedding S1
0.317 (0.2) - Scream Queens S2
0.297 (0.2) - Money Hungry S1
0.189 (0.1) - Dance Cam Slam 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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· AUDRINA (VH1)
· BASKETBALL WIVES (VH1)
· BEVERLY HILLS FABULOUS (VH1)
· BRANDY & RAY J: A FAMILY BUSINESS (VH1)
· BRET MICHAELS: LIFE AS I KNOW IT (VH1)
· BRIDAL BOOTCAMP (VH1)
· CELEBRITY FIT CLUB (VH1)
· CELEBRITY REHAB PRESENTS: SOBER HOUSE (VH1)
· DAD CAMP (VH1)
· DANCE CAM SLAM (VH1)
· FANTASIA FOR REAL (VH1)
· FOOTBALL WIVES (VH1)
· FOR THE LOVE OF RAY J (VH1)
· FRANK THE ENTERTAINER ... IN A BASEMENT AFFAIR (VH1)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· I LOVE MONEY (VH1)
· LA LA'S FULL COURT LIFE (VH1)
· LET'S TALK ABOUT PEP (VH1)
· LOVE & HIP HOP (VH1)
· MARIO LOPEZ: SAVED BY THE BABY (VH1)
· MOB WIVES (VH1)
· MONEY HUNGRY (VH1)
· MY BIG FRIGGIN' WEDDING (VH1)
· OCD PROJECT, THE (VH1)
· OCHOCINCO: THE ULTIMATE CATCH (VH1)
· PRICE OF BEAUTY, THE (VH1)
· REAL & CHANCE: LEGEND HUNTERS (VH1)
· REHAB WITH DR DREW (VH1)
· SADDLE RANCH (VH1)
· SCREAM QUEENS (VH1)
· SINGLE LADIES (CENTRIC)
· TO SHOW, THE (VH1)
· TON OF CASH (VH1)
· TOOL ACADEMY (VH1)
· TOUGH LOVE (VH1)
· TRANSFORM ME (VH1)
· WEDDING WARS (VH1)
· WHAT CHILLI WANTS (VH1)
· X LIFE, THE (VH1)
· YOU'RE CUT OFF! (VH1)





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