I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!
Some recent ratings highlights:
• Monday's two-hour premiere of NBC's I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here! averaged 6.35 million viewers, edging out The Bachelorette (6.34 mil) in both total audience and the demos. I'm a Celebrity then dropped 14 percent (to 5.5 mil) on Tuesday.
• Among finales, Medium wrapped up its NBC run with an audience of ...
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Life imitates art on Pushing Daisies — the show was yanked from ABC's schedule last year and subsequently canceled, but it's come back to life to deliver three more episodes before shuffling off to the great beyond. In tonight's episode, Chuck and Emerson make for a strange sleuthing pair when Ned announces that he doesn't want to use his otherworldly powers to solve crimes anymore. Meanwhile, Olive faces the consequences of a youthful prank gone awry: The kidnappers she hired to abduct her as a child (she just wanted more attention from her parents) are back! Richard Benjamin and George Segal guest star as the kidnappers.
Read on for previews of Maneater, Stanley Cup Finals, The Book of Beasts, Ultimate Burger Bash with Food Network All-Stars and Safe Harbor.
Sarah Chalke, Maneater
Summer is around the corner, so it's time for some fun and frothy fare to liven up the tube. Filling that bill this weekend is Maneater, a two-part Lifetime miniseries airing Saturday and Sunday at 9 pm/ET, and based on the Gigi Levangie Grazer's New York Times best-seller.
Starring as the titular minx is Sarah Chalke, who traded in her scrubs for dazzling (mini-)dresses and come-hither bikinis. Can her shallow socialite, Clarissa Alpert, develop a deeper appreciation of what matters in life? Chalke surveyed her character's journey, as well as offered updates on her How I Met Your Mother and Scrubs runs.
TVGuide.com: I have to say, you're looking absolutely terrific in Maneater.
Sarah Chalke: Thanks, dude! It's all pretend — smoke and mirrors and ...