Lewis Black's Root of All Evil

2008, TV Show

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Ratings: Lost Finds a Season Low

Thursday's numbers, processed for your pleasure:8 pm/ETSurvivor was the night's most-watched program, delivering 13.06 million total viewers, a week-to-week gain of 460K. Smallville scored 3.8 mil, up a hair from its last fresh outing.9 pmLost lost a mil from last week, hitting a new season low of 11.87 mil (but still dominating the demos). Apprentice (8.1 mil), too, took a hit, to the tune of 700 thou. At 2.8 mil, Reaper was up 160K from its last new episode, but fell 420K shy of time-slot regular Supernatural's most recent audience.10 pmTrailing a Trace repeat, Eli Stone (7.3 mil) slipped just a bit, while Lipstick Jungle (5.56 mil) dropped 340 thou.In other ratings news, Wednesday's Top Chef premiere (2.26 mil) was up 11 percent over the Bravo series' previous opener. Likewise, South Park's Season 12 launch (3.07 mil) was up over No. 11. That led Lewis Black's Root of All Evil to a 2.31 mil debut, which in turn boosted The Daily Show to its biggest audience (2.25 mil) since Octob...  Read Full Article

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 10/1/2008

Season 2, Episode 10
Steroids vs. boob jobs, Disney vs. Scientology, the NRA vs. PETA; Lewis Black and his comic prosecutors are back and they're taking on more combustible, pop-culture cases the Supreme Court wouldn't touch.

Paid | iTunes Aired: 10/1/2008

Season 2, Episode 10
"The Hills" makes you stupider just by watching it, but Rocket Scientists make being smart look like a waste of time.  Which is more of a dead end: The airless vacuum of space, or the airless vacuum of Audrina’s skull? To decide, Jerry Minor and Paul F. Tompkins square off in the court of the Honorable Judge Lewis Black, the ultimate evaluator or evil.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 9/24/2008

Season 2, Episode 9
Sororities are run by snobs, but Strip Clubs are run by the mob. Which is worse: Marrying a preppie named Chip or working for a pimp named Raul? Climbing the social ladder, or working the pole? To decide, Greg Giraldo and Kathleen Madigan square off in the court of the Honorable Judge Lewis Black, the ultimate evaluator or evil.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 4/30/2008

Season 1, Episode 8
We're pitting newsworthy topics and irritating pop culture figures against each other in an absurd courtroom setting, for the ultimate debate between evil and more evil.

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Ratings: Lost Finds a Season Low

Thursday's numbers, processed for your pleasure:8 pm/ETSurvivor was the night's most-watched program, delivering 13.06 million total viewers, a week-to-week gain of 460K. Smallville scored 3.8 mil, up a hair from its last fresh outing.9 pmLost lost a mil from last week, hitting a new season low of 11.87 mil (but still dominating the demos). Apprentice (8.1 mil), too, took a hit, to the tune of 700 thou. At 2.8 mil, Reaper was up 160K from its last new episode, but fell 420K shy of time-slot regular Supernatural's most recent audience.10 pmTrailing a Trace repeat, Eli Stone (7.3 mil) slipped just a bit, while Lipstick Jungle (5.56 mil) dropped 340 thou.In other ratings news, Wednesday's Top Chef premiere (2.26 mil) was up 11 percent over the Bravo series' previous opener. Likewise, South Park's Season 12 launch (3.07 mil) was up over No. 11. That led Lewis Black's Root of All Evil to a 2.31 mil debut, which in turn boosted The Daily Show to its biggest audience (2.25 mil) since Octob... read more

Lewis Black Gets to the Root of All Evil

Evil is the new black. Lewis Black, that is. The angriest man in show business is now presiding over the court of pop culture on his new show, Lewis Black's Root of All Evil (Wednesdays at 10:30 pm/ET, Comedy Central). We caught up with the raging funnyman to discuss his new venture. TVGuide.com: Explain the concept of Root of All Evil. Lewis Black: The idea was that we pick two things from culture or life and we have a head-to-head. Two comedians are charged with coming up with why, let's say, Oprah's more evil, or the Catholic Church is more evil. I ask questions and goad the comics and over the course of a half hour we try to discover who or what is more evil. TVGuide.com: What inspired the show?Black: Scott Carter from Bill Maher's show, and David Sacks, who had written a number of good shows, read more

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Premiered: March 12, 2008, on COMEDY CENTRAL
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Lewis Black moderates a debate between two comics, who each claim their entity is more evil. Black eventually makes the final judgment.

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