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Ratings: 5th Grader's Return Lacks Fireworks, and More

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?

Some ratings highlights from the long holiday weekend:

So You Think You Can Dance on Thursday drew 7.15 million total viewers, up 250K week-to-week. NBC's The Listener (3.28 mil) dropped 14 percent.

• On Friday, Fox's Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? returned to an audience of 4.26 mil — a 40 percent plunge from its last outing (which was on a Thursday in December). Lead-out Mental dipped ... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, July 3, 2009

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader

Good Morning America
7 am/ET ABC
Water, water everywhere — that's where country fans can expect to hear "Water," the second single from Brad Paisley's new American Saturday Night CD, this summer. It shouldn't come as a surprise, seeing as how Paisley's coming off yet another No 1 hit with "Then" (his 10th No. 1 single in a row), not to mention two CMA awards last November and three CMT awards last month. And be very surprised if he doesn't play "Water" on this morning's GMA Central Park concert.

Read on for previews of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Goode Family and Mental. read more

Summer TV: Fox Sets Schedule for So You Think You Can Dance, a Hot New Drama and More

So You Think You Can Dance

Spring may have barely sprung, but Fox is ready for warmer days with its summer TV lineup, including a handful of seasonal staples and a newcomer to the airwaves.

Honoring network tradition, reality mainstay So You Think You Can Dance will kick off the summer programming on the heels of American Idol's May 21 finale. As previously announced ... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Dec. 26, 2008

Jeff Foxworthy, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
8 pm/ET Fox
Somebody's facing a double challenge in this repeat from November 2007.

Read on for previews of CMT Online Awards NUMB3RS, Ghost Whisperer and All I Want for Christmas. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Nov. 14, 2008

Mike Ruggles, Supernanny

Supernanny
9 pm/ET ABC
Although Jo Frost is a tough act to follow, child therapist Mike Ruggles is up to the challenge for this special episode of Supernanny (and not just literally but figuratively, too, since Jo goes to the U.K. at 8 pm/ET).

Read on for previews of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Suite Life on Deck and Sanctuary. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Nov. 7, 2008

Real Time with Bill Maher
11 pm/ET HBO
Since this show began in 2003, it's hard to recall many genuinely happy moments for the left-leaning Maher.

Read on for previews of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Crossroads, Sanctuary and Don't Forget the Lyrics!. read more

November Sweeps for Dummies: Fox Edition

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Herewith, a condensed version of Fox's November sweeps calendar. See what's coming up on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Prison Break, House, Bones and, yes, 24.

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Foxworthy and Fox Start Engines for New Series

Jeff Foxworthy by Brian Bowen Smith/Fox

Jeff Foxworthy and Fox are revving up for an animated pilot about a dysfunctional family set in the world of NASCAR. The comedian, who's also host of the net's Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, is writing and producing the show with Nancy Hower and John Lehr (10 Items of Less), Variety says.Foxworthy will also be voicing one of the parts, but no other voice actors have yet been announced. So far, the proposed series sounds like a cross between Talladega Nights and King of the Hill. How do you envision the series panning out as it gets on track? — Anna DimondGet a taste of other Fox shows with our Online Video Guide. read more

5th Grader Befriends Million-Dollar Winner, More Celebs

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader by Mike Yarish/Fox

Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader is ready to part with some serious milk money.Though unconfirmed by Fox, sources tell TVGuide.com that the game-show is poised to call to the front of the class its first-ever million-dollar winner — and during the Sept. 5 season premiere at that.If true, it'd kick off a run of episodes that also will feature such celeb guests as past and present 90210 resident Jennie Garth, Superman Dean Cain, supermodel Kathy Ireland, super-tonguey Gene Simmons, Star Jones and boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard.The Jeff Foxworthy-hosted 5th Grader airs Fridays at 8 pm/ET this fall. — Matt Mitovich read more

Fox Unveils Its Plans for Sweeps Season

Fox's handy guide (press release) to the network's late April and May schedule landed in my inbox this morning. Here are a few of the highlights:Thursday, April 24 at 8 pm/ET A special two-hour edition of Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? airsMonday, May 12/Monday, May 19 at 9 pmHouse's two-part season finale airsTuesday, May 20/Wednesday, May 21 at 8 pm American Idol's two-night season finaleSaturday, May 17 at 9 pm America's Most Wanted celebrates with a 1,000th capture special editionSunday, May 18 at 8 pm The Simpsons, King of the Hill and American Dad season finales air — Adam Bryant read more

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Premiered: February 27, 2007, on FOX
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Premise: A game show testing how much contestants have forgotten since grade school in such subjects as math, geography and social studies. Executive producers include Mark Burnett (`Survivor,' `The Apprentice').

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