Sunday, July 16, 2006

Summer Week 7 Sitcom Ratings; TCA Tour CBS: Day 2

Dog days of summer continue. I think 9 weeks left until the season starts! Week 7 Summer Ratings: Sitcom Edition:

Monday Sitcoms
  • The King of Queens (CBS) - 6.35 million...nice job.
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS) - 5.58 million...it will now hold this slot in the fall.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS) - 9.15 million...of course the highest rated sitcom.
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS) - CBS is trying to lure new viewers, 8.13 million tuned in for a second episode of the night.
  • One on One (UPN), All of Us (UPN), Girlfriends, Half & Half (UPN) - Repeats of these sitcoms were ranging from 1.68-1.84 million.


Tuesday Sitcoms

  • According to Jim (ABC) 2 episodes -Decent job...5.42 and 5.79 million.


Wednesday Sitcoms
  • George Lopez (ABC) - 4.53 million...next week, the show will move to Tuesdays at 8:30 for the rest of the summer, and will do better I think.
  • Freddie (ABC) - 3.63 million tuned in for the last ever airing on ABC.
  • UPN Comedies: Special OTO airings of Eve, Cuts...9-10pm did 1.4 and 1.37 million.

Thursday Sitcoms

  • My Name is Earl (NBC) 2 episodes - Aired at 8 week and did good with 5.5 million. 9pm just did 4.62 million, not helping the Results Show of America's Got Talent at 9:30.
  • The Office (NBC) - 4.16 million tuned in at 8:30.
  • That '70s Show (Fox) 2 eps - 2.99 million at 8 p.m. and 4 million at 8:30.
  • Everybody Hates Chris, Love Inc, Eve, Cuts (UPN) - Chris only did well with 2.59 million and the others ranged from 1.38-1.72 million.
Friday Sitcoms
  • What I Like About You, Twins, Reba, Living with Fran (The WB) - All dead last place. Reba was the highest rated one obviously. When will they air movies or something instead?
Sitcoms tonight (Sunday) are...two more Reba episodes on The WB from 7 to 8 and Fox with Malcolm at 7, animated comedies from 7:30-9:30 and The War at Home at 9:30.

CBS Day 2 so far hasn't had any real news, just question and answers from new CBS shows like Shark. CBS however hinted at maybe another sitcom night for mid-season. They may launch a second comedy night outside of Monday midseason with the debuts of King of Queens, Rules of Engagement and the animated Creature Comforts. Maybe Saturdays? Even though yesterday they said they are not looking for original programming then. The only other night I could think of is Wednesdays, and I doubt that now. Still no premiere dates for the new shows and returning series. I hate when the TCA tour is on weekends, not much news comes. Hopefully we have more updates on CBS tomorrow, but The CW is up tomorrow.

Upcoming TCA schedule:
Monday, July 17 will mark the first tour for The CW. ABC has Tuesday, July 18 and Wednesday, July 19. NBC is up on Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22. The TCA Awards will be on Sunday, July 23. Fox is up on Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25. Then PBS will be on hand for the final days.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, June 13

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 7)

Friday, June 11

  • Kathryn Hahn (Central Park/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Catch Kathryn on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jean Smart (Hacks/Samantha Who?/Designing Women) - Jean appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michelle Buteau (Bless the Harts/Enlisted) - Michelle chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey talks about The Celebrity Dating Game on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ellen Burstyn (The Ellen Burstyn Show) - Ellen will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about Queen Bees in the 10am hour.
  • Jasmine Cephas-Jones (Blindspotting) - Jasmine talks about Blindspotting on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) and David Koechner (Superior Donuts/F Is for Family/The Golbergs/Hank/The Office) - Rob and David talk about The Big Slick Benefit on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jane Curtin (United We Fall/Crumbs/3rd Rock from the Sun/Kate & Allie) and Loretta Devine (Family Reunion/The Carmichael Show) - Jane and Loretta talk about Queen Bees on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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