Unforgettable — the highest-rated new drama of the 2011-12 TV season's first week — apparently isn't memorable enough for some people to return to.
The show's third episode attracted 11.35 million viewers and nabbed a 2.4 rating among industry-prized 18-to-49-year-olds, overnight Nielsen ratings showed. It drew 19 percent fewer viewers two weeks after its debut, and last week it fell behind Person of Interest as the most popular new network drama.
It still emerged victorious in prime time's final hour Tuesday ...
NCIS: Los Angeles
Change is coming to NCIS: Los Angeles.
In Tuesday's episode (9/8c, CBS), Sam (LL Cool J) is tasked with finding hidden explosives before they detonate. But he won't be working with Callen (Chris O'Donnell). Instead, he'll head into the field with Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen).
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The results? Hilarity, and possibly disaster, Olsen tells TVGuide.com. "Hunter [Claire Forlani] is the catalyst for most of the disasters early on this season," he says. "She decides it's in her best interest to switch up the partnering."
Although Olsen says all of the NCIS agents are unhappy about the switch, he admits there is a lot of fun in Sam and Deeks' odd-couple pairing...
It looks like New Girl is no fluke. The second episode of the sitcom starring Zooey Deschanel attracted 9.26 million viewers and scored a 4.4 rating among industry-prized 18-to-49-year-olds, again bettering Glee.
Adorkable is a winning trait. Zooey Deschanel and that precious description brought 10.08 million viewers to the series debut of New Girl — which did substantially better than the Season 3 premiere of Glee (8.91 million).
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Continuing a weeklong series of new-season analysis and previews, here's my take on how I see the new Tuesday lineups playing out.
Tuesday in a Nutshell: The no-brainer: CBS will continue to rule with its NCIS-NCIS: LA combo, and the new procedural-with-a-twist Unforgettable should fit right in, possibly putting a dent in ABC's midseason surprise Body of Proof, which roughly targets the same audience for female-driven crime dramas. Fox should make significant inroads with the younger demos, especially if Glee gets back its groove in this transitional graduation season (for some characters, anyway). The delightful New Girl deserves to break out, and may bolster the fortunes of my favorite comedy from last season, Raising Hope. On NBC, The Biggest Loser provides stability if not much excitement ...
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Ringer, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar in her much ballyhooed return to TV, drew 2.7 million viewers, according to preliminary Nielsen data, boosting The CW to its most-watched Tuesday night in two years.
The series, which has gotten decidedly mixed reviews, also scored a 1.2 rating among 18-to-49-year-olds — one-third of the 3.6 rating snagged by America's Got Talent's penultimate episode (which lured 13.20 million in viewership) at the same hour (9/8c).
Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy's 90-minute Season 4 debut became the series' most-watched episode, attracting 4.94 million viewers, a 20 percent increase over the third-season premiere, according to Nielsen figures.
Of that viewership total, some 3.22 million Tuesday night -- up 15 percent -- were in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49 age group.
CBS has snagged two projects from NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles executive producer Shane Brennan, including an adaptation of the King and Maxwell novel series, Deadline reports.
Based on the books by David Baldacci, the tentatively titled King & Maxwell follows two former ...
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Surf's up for NCIS: Los Angeles' Kensi Blye: She is heading to Oahu this fall as part of a NCIS: LA-Hawaii Five-0 crossover, a CBS rep confirms to TVGuide.com.
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Further details were not immediately available, though these kinds of stunts are usually planned for November sweeps. Daniela Ruah, who plays Kensi, first revealed the news on Twitter...