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[04/10/12 - 11:12 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Channel, Disney XD & E!
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- A recap of the weekly averages to date of the original primetime series on the following cable networks (sorted by total viewers):

Comedy Central
New Series:
The Half Hour - Friday, May 11 at 11/10c
Returning Series:
Tosh.0 - Tuesday, May 29 at 10/9c
Workaholics - Tuesday, May 29 at 10:30/9:30c
Ratings Recap:
Tosh.0
2.628 million viewers; 2.008 million adults 18-49 (1.6 rating)
South Park
2.582 million viewers; 1.879 million adults 18-49 (1.5 rating)
Key & Peele
1.626 million viewers; 1.169 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Ugly Americans
1.022 million viewers; 0.721 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus
0.501 million viewers; 0.346 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)

Discovery
New Series:
Machines of Glory - Sunday, April 29 at 10/9c
The Devils Ride - Tuesday, May 8 at 10/9c*
Returning Series:
American Guns - Wednesday, April 25 at 9/8c
Auction Kings - Wednesday, April 25 at 10/9c
Ratings Recap:
Gold Rush
4.914 million viewers; 2.477 million adults 18-49 (1.9 rating)
Bering Sea Gold
3.045 million viewers; 1.569 million adults 18-49 (1.2 rating)
Frozen Planet
2.909 million viewers; 1.081 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Moonshiners
2.899 million viewers; 1.809 million adults 18-49 (1.4 rating)
Flying Wild Alaska
2.393 million viewers; 0.998 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Sons of Guns
2.289 million viewers; 1.387 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating)
American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior
1.897 million viewers; 1.196 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
MythBusters
1.783 million viewers; 1.002 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Alaska: The Last Frontier
1.658 million viewers; 0.765 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Doomsday Bunkers
1.393 million viewers; 0.810 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Man, Woman, Wild
1.322 million viewers; 0.656 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Swamp Loggers
1.180 million viewers; 0.639 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Dirty Jobs
1.140 million viewers; 0.583 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Combat Cash
1.076 million viewers; 0.624 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Unchained Reaction
1.072 million viewers; 0.585 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
World's Toughest Trucker
0.924 million viewers; 0.438 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
U.S. Drug Wars
0.903 million viewers; 0.458 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
First Week In
0.885 million viewers; 0.507 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Ragin' Cajuns
0.868 million viewers; 0.417 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
All Star Dealers
0.690 million viewers; 0.337 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Beast Tracker
0.574 million viewers; 0.262 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)

Disney Channel
New Series:
TBA
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
Wizards of Waverly Place
9.755 million viewers; 2.373 million adults 18-49 (1.9 rating)
Jessie
3.662 million viewers; 0.709 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Austin & Ally
2.983 million viewers; 0.519 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Shake It Up
2.971 million viewers; 0.523 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Fish Hooks
2.886 million viewers; 0.477 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
A.N.T. Farm
2.718 million viewers; 0.486 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Phineas & Ferb
2.702 million viewers; 0.500 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
So Random!
2.460 million viewers; 0.409 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)

Disney XD
New Series:
Motorcity - Monday, April 30 at 9/8c
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
Lab Rats
1.123 million viewers; 0.199 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Kickin' It
0.751 million viewers; 0.123 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
Zeke & Luther
0.607 million viewers; 0.091 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
Pair of Kings
0.587 million viewers; 0.097 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
Mr. Young
0.417 million viewers; 0.070 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)

E!
New Series:
Mrs Eastwood and Company - Sunday, May 20 at 10/9c
Returning Series:
Keeping Up With the Kardashians - Sunday, May 20 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Kourtney & Kim Take New York
3.363 million viewers; 2.458 million adults 18-49 (1.9 rating)
Khloe & Lamar
1.928 million viewers; 1.346 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Ice Loves Coco
1.496 million viewers; 1.019 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Fashion Police
0.927 million viewers; 0.500 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
The Soup
0.723 million viewers; 0.507 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Scouted
0.486 million viewers; 0.300 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)

Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD (original primetime airings from 1/1/12-4/8/12, excluding Saturdays)

* denotes date was added subsequent to this article's original posting





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· ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER (DISCOVERY)
· ALL STAR DEALERS (VELOCITY)
· AMERICAN CHOPPER (DISCOVERY)
· ANT FARM (DISNEY)
· AUSTIN & ALLY (DISNEY)
· BEAST TRACKER (DISCOVERY)
· BERING SEA GOLD (DISCOVERY)
· COMBAT CASH (DISCOVERY)
· COPS & COYOTES (DISCOVERY)
· DIRTY JOBS (DISCOVERY)
· DOOMSDAY BUNKERS (DISCOVERY)
· FASHION POLICE (E)
· FIRST WEEK IN (DISCOVERY)
· FISH HOOKS (DISNEY)
· FLYING WILD ALASKA (DISCOVERY)
· FROZEN PLANET (DISCOVERY)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· GOLD RUSH (DISCOVERY)
· ICE LOVES COCO (E)
· JESSIE (DISNEY)
· KEY & PEELE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· KHLOE & LAMAR (E)
· KICKIN' IT (DISNEY XD)
· KOURTNEY & KIM (E)
· LAB RATS (DISNEY XD)
· MAN, WOMAN, WILD (DISCOVERY)
· MOONSHINERS (DISCOVERY)
· MR YOUNG (DISNEY XD)
· MYTHBUSTERS (DISCOVERY)
· PAIR OF KINGS (DISNEY XD)
· PHINEAS & FERB (DISNEY XD)
· RAGIN' CAJUNS (DISCOVERY)
· RUSSELL SIMMONS PRESENTS (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SCOUTED (E)
· SHAKE IT UP (DISNEY)
· SO RANDOM (DISNEY)
· SONS OF GUNS (DISCOVERY)
· SOUP, THE (E)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SWAMP LOGGERS (DISCOVERY)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· UGLY AMERICANS (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· UNCHAINED REACTION (DISCOVERY)
· WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE (DISNEY)
· WORLD'S TOUGHEST TRUCKER (DISCOVERY)
· ZEKE & LUTHER (DISNEY XD)





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