or


[04/10/12 - 11:13 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Food Network, FX, G4, HBO, History & Lifetime
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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):

Food Network
New Series:
Invention Hunters - Monday, May 14 at 9/8c
Mystery Diners - Friday, May 25 at 10/9c
Returning Series:
Next Food Network Star - Sunday, May 13 at 9/8c
Great Food Truck Race - Sunday, August 19 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off
2.731 million viewers; 1.188 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Worst Cooks in America
2.246 million viewers; 1.036 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Chopped: All Stars
2.235 million viewers; 0.953 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Chopped
1.852 million viewers; 0.984 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Restaurant: Impossible
1.680 million viewers; 0.819 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Cupcake Wars
1.523 million viewers; 0.690 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Restaurant Stakeout
1.506 million viewers; 0.805 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Iron Chef America
1.477 million viewers; 0.728 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives
1.397 million viewers; 0.669 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Sweet Genius
1.234 million viewers; 0.581 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Heat Seekers
0.830 million viewers; 0.416 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Fat Chef
0.825 million viewers; 0.390 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)

FX
New Series:
Anger Management - Thursday, June 28 at 9/8c
Strangely Uplifting - Thursday, June 28 at 11/10c
Returning Series:
Wilfred - Thursday, June 28 at 10/9c
Louie - Thursday, June 28 at 10:30/9:30c
Ratings Recap:
Justified
2.391 million viewers; 1.135 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Archer
1.177 million viewers; 0.865 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
The Ultimate Fighter Live
1.141 million viewers; 0.839 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Unsupervised
0.611 million viewers; 0.449 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)

G4
New Series:
TBA
Returning Series:
American Ninja Warrior - Sunday, May 20 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan
0.216 million viewers; 0.113 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
Campus PD
0.151 million viewers; 0.081 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)

HBO
New Series:
Girls - Sunday, April 15 at 10:30/9:30c
Veep - Sunday, April 22 at 10/9c
The Newsroom - Sunday, June 24 at 10/9c
Returning Series:
24/7 - Saturday, April 14 at 10/9c
The Ricky Gervais Show - Friday, April 20 at 9/8c
True Blood - Sunday, June 10 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Game of Thrones
3.809 million viewers; 2.487 million adults 18-49 (2.0 rating)
Real Time With Bill Maher
1.152 million viewers; 0.438 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Eastbound & Down
1.014 million viewers; 0.807 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Luck
0.560 million viewers; 0.253 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Life's Too Short
0.460 million viewers; 0.317 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the NHL Winter Classic
0.307 million viewers; 0.208 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Angry Boys
0.220 million viewers; 0.136 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
On Freddie Roach
0.179 million viewers; 0.109 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
The Life & Times of Tim
0.133 million viewers; 0.089 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)

History
New Series:
United Stats of America - Tuesday, May 8 at 10/9c*
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
Pawn Stars
5.895 million viewers; 2.806 million adults 18-49 (2.2 rating)
American Pickers
5.415 million viewers; 2.185 million adults 18-49 (1.7 rating)
Swamp People
4.628 million viewers; 2.284 million adults 18-49 (1.8 rating)
Cajun Pawn Stars
3.176 million viewers; 1.486 million adults 18-49 (1.2 rating)
Ax Men
2.784 million viewers; 1.456 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating)
Mudcats
2.550 million viewers; 1.257 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
American Restoration
2.487 million viewers; 1.100 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy
1.925 million viewers; 0.854 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Top Gear
1.833 million viewers; 1.061 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Brad Meltzer's Decoded
1.663 million viewers; 0.722 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Top Shot
1.516 million viewers; 0.887 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Full Metal Jousting
1.449 million viewers; 0.815 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Big Shrimpin'
1.118 million viewers; 0.538 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)

Lifetime
New Series:
7 Days of Sex - Thursday, April 26 at 10/9c
The conversation - Thursday, April 26 at 11/10c
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
Army Wives
3.075 million viewers; 1.266 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
The Client List
2.792 million viewers; 1.157 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Dance Moms
2.367 million viewers; 1.270 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Project Runway: All Stars
1.920 million viewers; 0.876 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Dance Moms: Miami
1.551 million viewers; 0.922 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Coming Home
1.312 million viewers; 0.545 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
America's Supernanny
1.183 million viewers; 0.544 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Project Runway: All Stars - After the Runway
1.105 million viewers; 0.425 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
America's Most Wanted
1.052 million viewers; 0.435 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
One Born Every Minute
0.707 million viewers; 0.378 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
24 Hour Catwalk
0.698 million viewers; 0.275 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





  [april 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· 24 HOUR CATWALK (LIFETIME)
· 24/7 (HBO)
· AMERICAN PICKERS (HISTORY)
· AMERICAN RESTORATION (HISTORY)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· AMERICA'S SUPERNANNY (LIFETIME)
· ANGRY BOYS (HBO)
· ARCHER (FXX)
· ARMY WIVES (LIFETIME)
· AX MEN (HISTORY)
· BIG SHRIMPIN' (HISTORY)
· BOMB PATROL: AFGHANISTAN (G4)
· BRAD MELTZER'S DECODED (HISTORY)
· CAJUN PAWN STARS (HISTORY)
· CAMPUS PD (G4)
· CHOPPED (FOOD)
· CLIENT LIST, THE (LIFETIME)
· COMING HOME (LIFETIME)
· CUPCAKE WARS (FOOD)
· DANCE MOMS (LIFETIME)
· DANCE MOMS: MIAMI (LIFETIME)
· DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES (FOOD)
· EASTBOUND & DOWN (HBO)
· FAT CHEF (FOOD)
· FULL METAL JOUSTING (HISTORY)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· GAME OF THRONES (HBO)
· HEAT SEEKERS (FOOD)
· IRON CHEF AMERICA (FOOD)
· JUSTIFIED (FX)
· LIFE & TIMES OF TIM, THE (HBO)
· LIFE'S TOO SHORT (HBO)
· LUCK (HBO)
· MUDCATS (NGC)
· ON FREDDIE ROACH (HBO)
· ONE BORN EVERY MINUTE (LIFETIME)
· ONLY IN AMERICA WITH LARRY THE CABLE GUY (HISTORY)
· PAWN STARS (HISTORY)
· PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS (LIFETIME)
· PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS: AFTER THE RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· RACHAEL VS GUY (FOOD)
· REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER (HBO)
· RESTAURANT STAKEOUT (FOOD)
· RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE (FOOD)
· SWAMP PEOPLE (HISTORY)
· SWEET GENIUS (FOOD)
· TOP GEAR (HISTORY)
· TOP SHOT (HISTORY)
· ULTIMATE FIGHTER, THE (FS1)
· UNSUPERVISED (FX)
· WORST COOKS IN AMERICA (FOOD)





[06/26/17 - 01:21 PM]
"The Defiant Ones," Four-Part Documentary Event Telling the True Story of Music Legends Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, Debuts July 9 on HBO
Director Allen Hughes filmed Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre with unfettered access over a three-year period.

[06/26/17 - 01:06 PM]
"Fuller House" Returns Friday, September 22!
September 22, 2017 is the 30th anniversary of the original "Full House" premiere.

[06/26/17 - 12:15 PM]
Tuesday Nights Are Brave, Bold and Original with the Fifth Season Premiere of "The Fosters" and Two-Hour Series Premiere of New Original Drama "The Bold Type," on Tuesday, July 11
Both premieres will also be available on the Freeform app and Freeform.com (same date and time).

[06/26/17 - 10:17 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood"!
In this hour-long special, the Los Angeles native tackles subjects ranging from her early days in foster care and being bullied on the playground to getting revenge on ex-boyfriends and introducing Will and Jada Pinkett Smith to Groupon.

[06/26/17 - 10:07 AM]
MTV Elevates Its Talent Game with New Comedy Series "SafeWord" from the Producers of "Lip Sync Battle"
"SafeWord" will premiere on Thursday, July 13, immediately following a new episode of "Wild 'N Out" and as part of MTV's "Throwdown Thursdays" comedy block.

[06/26/17 - 10:05 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings O-Town, Hillwood, Bikini Bottom, and More to Life at Comic-Con International: San Diego July 20-23, 2017
Nick will showcase its fan-favorite characters and popular shows with one-of-a-kind activations, panels, talent signings and interactive experiences.

[06/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Game Show Lineup Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet's "Celebrity Family Feud" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[06/26/17 - 08:14 AM]
Hit Comedy Series "Ballers," Starring Dwayne Johnson, Returns for Season Three July 23, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars include Richard Schiff, Steve Guttenberg, Steven Weber, Emayatzy Corinealdi and Serinda Swan.

[06/26/17 - 07:06 AM]
Yo! Spike Lee's New Joint, A Netflix Original Series Premieres on Thanksgiving, November 23, 2017
"She's Gotta Have It" from Academy Award(R) nominated director Spike Lee is a 10-episode contemporary update of Lee's 1986 revolutionary debut film.

[06/26/17 - 07:03 AM]
Nat Geo Releases Free Streaming of Highly Acclaimed Coal Documentary, From the Ashes
Starting today, through July 3, this important and timely film will be available commercial-free and unauthenticated via YouTube, Facebook, Hulu, Amazon, Google Play and VOD and unauthenticated on Natgeotv.com and Nat Geo TV Apps.

[06/26/17 - 07:01 AM]
ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition Now Live in the U.S.
Actors 18 and older are encouraged to visit ABCDiscovers.com to enter the contest for the chance to receive a one-year $25,000 talent deal with ABC.

[06/26/17 - 07:00 AM]
This Thursday, Join Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon for a Live, Spontaneous Evening of "Rick and Morty"
It all starts at 9:00/8:00c on AdultSwim.com.

[06/26/17 - 06:16 AM]
Marvel's New Television Series "Marvel's Inhumans" Will Premiere on ABC on Friday, September 29
The legendary comic book series will be brought to life in a way that has never been done before, as a version of the first two episodes will be shown globally in IMAX theatres for a two-week period, beginning September 1.

[06/26/17 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France Project Exclusively for Prime Video
The series follows Grant as she and her crew source and prepare healthy, high-performance meals for Team Orica-Scott's nine riders during the 23-day endurance race that covers 21 stages and 2,200 miles.

[06/26/17 - 06:02 AM]
TLC Begins Casting Families, Friends and Neighbors for the Return of Hit Series "Trading Spaces"
After 10 years, one of the most beloved home design shows that started the home makeover craze is returning and looking for families and neighbors who would like the chance to have a room in their home renovated.