Jon & Kate Plus 8
Some recent ratings highlights:
• Jon & Kate plus their big announcement on Monday drew a whopping audience of 10.6 million total viewers — setting a new all-time high for not only the hiatus-bound series but for TLC as a whole. Week-to-week, the series enjoyed a 365 percent gain.
• I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here! delivered its smallest Monday audience to date, just 4.3 mil. It all ends Wednesday!
• The Season 2 launch of The Secret Life of the American Teenager spoke to 4.7 million viewers, making it the ABC Family series' most-watched ...
Destroy Build Destroy
8:30 pm/ET Cartoon Network
Rocker Andrew W.K. hosts this new competition series, which is part of Cartoon Network's CN Real block of reality programming. The show follows two teams of teens as they destroy a large structure using a wrecking ball, explosions or other methods. The teams then must use the debris to create something entirely new. In tonight's episode, the teams build air-cannon vehicles that shoot tennis balls. The winning team receives a cash prize and gets to destroy the other team's vehicle.
Read on for previews of Eli Stone ,Beverly Hills Groomer, MLB Baseball and Can You Duet.
Lie to Me
New releases announced today, May 22:
Astroboy - Set 1 and Astroboy - Set 2 will be coming out September 29
Dirty Sexy Money Season 2 will be coming out August 18
Eli Stone Season 2 will be coming out August 18
Greek Chapter 3 will be coming out August 18
Lie to Me - Season 1 (DVD and Blu-ray Disc) will be coming out August 11
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Pushing Daisies, Eli Stone and Dirty Sexy Money
Finally, a triple-dose of closure. And on free TV.
ABC is set to announce return dates for three of this season's celebrated but canceled series: Pushing Daisies, Eli Stone and Dirty Sexy Money. Find out when and where you can welcome back Ned, Eli and Nick, after the jump.
Wondering when and if we're going to see the final episodes of ABC's now-canceled Pushing Daisies, Eli Stone and Dirty Sexy Money? So were we. Read on to find out if we're any closer to knowing the answer.
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
8 pm/ET ABC
Although not a holiday perennial like A Charlie Brown Christmas, this 1986 special is charming.
Read on for previews of Kennedy Center Honors, Rudolph's Shiny New Year, Nova and Eli Stone.
William Petersen (CSI), Terry O'Quinn (Lost) and Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory)
Starting with this week's column, Matt Webb Mitovich and Mickey O'Connor welcome fellow senior editor Tim Molloy to the Mega mix. Every Wednesday, our troika of scoop-hunters will answer your questions! (To that end, send all queries to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
I will be sad when William Petersen leaves CSI, because I don't think he will be able to be replaced. I will watch the first week he is gone, but I don't think I will watch it after that. — Fox
MATT: Normally I turn a blind eye to Mega Buzz questions not phrased as such, but this topic begs addressing. Having sneak-peeked this Thursday's (super-creepy!) episode, in which Gil first shares his decision to leave CSI, I concur that yes, it is going to be very hard to say goodbye come Jan. 15. But I must put this out there: Give change a chance. After getting a feel for Laurence Fishburne's criminology prof, I'm curious ...
Seal, Natasha Henstridge and Sam Jaeger, Eli Stone
10 pm/ET ABC
From the beginning, Dr. Chen has urged Eli to get in touch with his spiritual side, but can he help him get out of the lonely-hearts club, too?
Read on for previews of House, Biggest Loser: Families, America's Funniest Home Videos and Olive, the Other Reindeer.
Jonny Lee Miller and his wife, actress Michele Hicks, have welcomed a baby boy into their lives.
Buster Timothy Miller was born Wednesday, weighing in at 9 lbs. He's their first child.
This much is certain — Everwood alum Gregory Smith is among the ensemble of guest stars on board for the 13th episode of Eli Stone's second season. Given recent events and scheduling announcements made by ABC, that outing would appear to be the Greg Berlanti-created legal drama's swan song.
Though unconfirmed, it appears that Smith will be playing ...