The Bible and Vikings made History last month in more ways than one. Both the religious miniseries and the period drama helped the channel ascend to the No. 1 spot among cable networks during March. That means less than a year after Hatfields & McCoys launched History into the scripted world, the channel is now three-for-three with original dramas.
History has come a long way from the days when it was mostly known for running...
CSI: Miami's move to Sunday was a good one for CBS.
Miami drew 11.8 million viewers, according to overnight Nielsen estimates. Even though the show was down 26 percent in the 18-to-49 demographic from its premiere on Monday last year, the series was up 52 percent in the demo over Cold Case's premiere on Sunday last fall.
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Miami benefited from...
Drop Dead Diva
Paula Abdul shares a dance number with Jane in the second-season opener, which has Jane, who is facing disbarment in the waking world, working at a food court with Paula in her dreams. There's no blaming Jane for this fantastic leap since her career is at risk, Kim is testifying against her at the hearing — oh, and Ethan (Devon Gummersall), her secret husband, is back in town.
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"There's no place like home" may be a familiar refrain, but, with their business in Dallas complete, Sookie, Bill and Jason return to a Bon Temps they barely recognize, thanks to Maryann's black-eyed coup d'état. To make matters worse, it appears that Bill's vampire voodoo is no match for the maenad's mind-control mayhem, and Sookie may be too late to help Tara out of her Dionysian daze. One bright spot, however, may be the chance that Jason can put his commando training to good use after all.
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Just when you thought it was safe to go out at night again, the vampire drama that generated so much fang-fare its first time out is back for a second season. It's a precise continuation of last year's cliffhanger — picking up with Sookie and Tara mid-scream in Merlotte's parking lot — so we won't have to wait to identify the body in the back of Andy's car. And that's not the only surprise in store, as Jason takes a wrong turn down a righteous path, and Sookie adjusts to Bill's new housemate.
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