Shameless' Season 1 conclusion attracted 1.51 million people over two airings, hitting a series high.
The record numbers also gave Showtime its largest viewership for a freshman show's finale in a decade. (Queer as Folk got 1.49 million in 2001).
Army Wives on Lifetime also posted a series high in its fifth season — 4.8 million viewers. The ensemble drama, starring Kim Delaney and Catherine Bell, is the No. 1 drama on...
Simon Baker, Jeff Probst
CBS revealed its finale dates Monday, including two-hour season enders for The Mentalist and the reality competition series Survivor and The Amazing Race.
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Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race
CBS is keeping it real on Sundays, picking up another round of both The Amazing Race and Undercover Boss for next season.
The network hasn't yet determined whether both shows will remain in their Sunday slots this coming fall. But CBS is making a point of highlighting how well both shows did last fall vs. tough Sunday Night Football competition on NBC — which means it's very likely both shows will...
CBS' Amazing Race outpaced ABC's Secret Millionaire, which has seen its audience shrink since its debut two weeks ago.
Secret Millionaire got a little poorer. After last week's premiere on ABC attracted some 12.6 million viewers, the program had almost 11.3 million coming back for more at 8/7c Sunday. It fell 21 percent among 18-to-49-year-olds to a 2.7 rating.
Ellen Turner, Helen Ashe
So do TV viewers during the Great Recession like to watch shows about benevolent rich folks or those aiming to get rich?
Secret Millionaire, premiering on ABC more than two years after Fox dumped it, attracted some 12.6 million haves and have-nots at 8/7c Sunday, boosting the two shows that followed it. An hour later, Undercover Boss lured 10.9 million on CBS, according to preliminary Nielsen figures.
Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews
Super Bowl XLV was seen by 111 million viewers, making it the most-watched prime-time telecast in U.S. history.
And while Glee got its biggest audience ever, it was down — way down — from the show that got the high-profile timeslot after last year's game.
The indomitable, irrepressible Betty White is just gaining momentum. While she was winning a Screen Actors Guild award for her work on Hot in Cleveland, her Hallmark Hall of Fame movie was putting up the anthology movie series' best numbers in four years.
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