Meteor

2009, TV Show

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Ratings: Walter Cronkite Tribute Tops Sunday Night, and More

Some recent ratings highlights:

Friday
Fox's Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? drew 4.88 million total viewers, dropping 14 percent from last week. Lead-out Mental matched its previous audience of 3.7 mil.

Saturday
NBC's Kings held steady at 1.57 mil; the series finale airs July 25. The first of Dirty Sexy Money's four burn-off episodes was watched by 2.15 million people. 

Sunday
The CBS News special That's the Way It Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite was the night's most-watched program, delivering 7.41 million viewers. Lead-out Big Brother 11 (5.58 mil) dropped 17 percent from this season's first nominations episode.

Over on NBC, Merlin (4.27 mil) gained 620 thou and the conclusion of Meteor — someone help me out here, did we survive? — inched up a hair to 5.2 mil.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 7/19/2009

Season 1, Episode 2
Following an unparalleled series of meteor fireballs plummeting toward Earth, a renowned scientist, his assistant, and an on-target conspiracy theorist race against time to expose a government cover-up, reveal the truth, and prevent a massive meteor from destroying the planet.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 7/12/2009

Season 1, Episode 1
Following an unparalleled series of meteor fireballs plummeting toward Earth, a renowned scientist, his assistant, and an on-target conspiracy theorist race against time to expose a government cover-up, reveal the truth, and prevent a massive meteor from destroying the planet.

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Ratings: Walter Cronkite Tribute Tops Sunday Night, and More

Some recent ratings highlights:

Friday
Fox's Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? drew 4.88 million total viewers, dropping 14 percent from last week. Lead-out Mental matched its previous audience of 3.7 mil.

Saturday
NBC's Kings held steady at 1.57 mil; the series finale airs July 25. The first of Dirty Sexy Money's four burn-off episodes was watched by 2.15 million people. 

Sunday
The CBS News special That's the Way It Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite was the night's most-watched program, delivering 7.41 million viewers. Lead-out Big Brother 11 (5.58 mil) dropped 17 percent from this season's first nominations episode.

Over on NBC, Merlin (4.27 mil) gained 620 thou and the conclusion of Meteor — someone help me out here, did we survive? — inched up a hair to 5.2 mil.

Crave scoop on your favorite TV shows, from this summer or the upcoming fall season? E-mail senior editors Matt, Mickey and Tim at mega_scoop@tvguide.com and follow TV Guide on Twitter. read more

Ratings: Harper's Ends with a Bang, Eli Stone Tunes Out and More

Some recent ratings highlights:

Friday
Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader schooled 5.7 million total viewers, a 33 percent surge from its season opener. Lead-out Mental (3.68 mil), in turn, enjoyed a 250K bump. 

Saturday
Harper's Island sewed up 13 episodes of slicing and dicing before an audience of 3.84 mil, up 8 percent from its last outing. Elsewhere, Kings (1.64 mil) gained 340 thou and Eli Stone signed off for good with 2.76 mil. 

Sunday
Big Brother 11's first Sunday airing drew 6.76 million viewers, making it the night's second most-watched program (behind 60 Minutes, 7.9 mil). NBC's Merlin (3.65 mil) saw 15 percent of its audience magically disappear. The Peacock's Meteor premiered to 5.04 mil, but really — Marla Sokoloff versus Armageddon? 

Lifetime's Drop Dread Diva weighed in with a premiere audience of 2.8 mil and the cabler's best delivery of women 18-49 since Army Wives' June 2007 arrival.

Crave scoop on your favorite TV shows, from this summer or the upcoming fall season? E-mail senior editors Matt, Mickey and Tim at mega_scoop@tvguide.com and follow TV Guide on Twitter. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, July 12, 2009

Entourage
10:30 pm/ET HBO
It's hard to believe that the last time we saw Vince Chase, prospects were so dim it looked like his charmed movie-star life was over. That, however, was before Martin Scorsese tapped him for the lead in Gatsby, and now he's back among Hollywood's elite as the sixth season gets underway. And by getting ready to take his driver's test, Vince is also flashing an independent streak, but he's not the only one: Eric is shopping around for his own place, and Lloyd gives Ari an ultimatum about his career.

Read on for previews of Drop Dead Diva, True Blood, Meteor and In Plain Sight. read more

The Closer Preview: Will a New Cop Break Sanchez's Heart?

This week on TNT's The Closer (Mondays, 9 pm), Detective Mikki Mendoza makes a lasting first impression as a Special Investigation Section officer who can kick butt with the best of them. That trait, among other things, draws the interest of Sanchez, who's overdue for some happiness. But is the match not meant to be? Guest star Paola Turbay told us about a roadblock to romance and her other summer gigs — as a nurse facing down Armageddon and an American Teenager's mom.

TVGuide.com: You've got a busy summer coming up.
Paola Turbay: Yeah, in fact last night I was on TVGuide.com and I saw that I'm on a whole bunch of things this month. 

TVGuide.com: Starting with The Closer, how do we meet Detective Mikki Mendoza?
Turbay: She appears in this week's episode, as the director of the SIS, a part of the LAPD that supports Brenda's squad when it's time to catch the bad guys. She does car-crashing, door-kicking, punching... all the tough stuff. And what has caught many people's interest is the fact that she is a ... read more

Mega Minute: Fringe Adds a New Federal Agent, and More

Now playing in this week's Mitovich Mega Minute:

Fringe has a casting call out for a spunky new character. Get the details, then share your own "dream casting" picks.

• Answering a question from the Mega mailbag, I've got good news... and bad news... for Billy Campbell fans.

• Which Everwood alum is going Greek? And how might the character's arrival waylay a new CRU romance?

Watch and discuss the new MMM after the jump! read more

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Premiered: July 12, 2009, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Scientists and law enforcers try to minimize the impact of meteor showers before a massive meteor dubbed "Kassandra" strikes Earth in this two-part miniseries.

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