The Storm

2009, TV Show

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Ratings for Kings' Royal Send-Off, Dirty Sexy and More

Kings

Ratings highlights from the weekend:

Saturday
The series finale of NBC's Kings commanded 1.81 million total viewers, gaining 15 percent week-to-week. ABC's Dirty Sexy Money played to 1.83 mil, dropping 15 percent from its first (questionable) episode back. 

Sunday
With an audience of 6.17 million viewers, Big Brother 11 was up 590K from its previous nomination ceremony and was the night's second-most watched program, trailing only its lead-in, 60 Minutes

NBC's Merlin held steady at 4.2 mil, while lead-out The Storm (starring James Van Der beek and David James Elliot) premiered Part 1 to 4.9 mil, which is on par with the debut of time-slot predecessor Meteor.

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James Van Der Beek Survives The Storm Both On and Off Screen

James Van Der Beek

Cool off from the summer heat with NBC's The Storm (Sunday, July 26, 9/8C), a dark weather-disaster miniseries. Among the familiar TV faces in the cast is Dawson's Creek alum James Van Der Beek.

Van Der Beek plays scientist Kirk Hafner, who's tasked with saving the world when an eccentric billionaire (Treat Williams) tests a weather-creation machine with catastrophic results.

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Premiered: July 26, 2009, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A tycoon's weather-altering experiment goes horribly awry, with devastating meteorological results for Earth, and only a scientist and a reporter are willing to challenge him and demand he shut down his system for the good of the planet.

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