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[10/20/04 - 12:00 AM]
Report: The New Season Thus Far
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- With the new season four weeks old, the questions are quickly begin to fly: Who's up? Who's down? What are the successes? What are the failures?

We've gone over the Nielsen data from the first month of the 2004-05 season and compiled several lists that will help answer those questions.

LARGEST GAINS FOR RETURNING SERIES (IN THE SAME TIME SLOTS) VS. THEIR PREVIOUS SEASON

+53.59% - One Tree Hill (The WB)
+29.13% - Without a Trace (CBS)
+20.45% - CSI: Miami (CBS)
+18.99% - Gilmore Girls (The WB)
+15.92% - NCIS (CBS)
+14.28% - Law & Order: SVU (NBC)
+12.99% - Monday Night Football (ABC)
+9.74% - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS)
+8.20% - Cold Case (CBS)
+7.17% - Dateline NBC - Sunday (NBC)
+4.89% - 60 Minutes (CBS)
+4.75% - Las Vegas (NBC)
+3.90% - Two and a Half Men (CBS)
+1.23% - 20/20 (ABC)
+0.31% - WWE Smackdown (UPN)

LARGEST LOSSES FOR RETURNING SERIES (IN THE SAME TIME SLOTS) VS. THEIR PREVIOUS SEASON

-36.63% - Hope & Faith (ABC)
-30.77% - The Bachelor (ABC)
-29.69% - That '70s Show (FOX)
-28.78% - Primetime Live (ABC)
-27.23% - Joan of Arcadia (CBS)
-25.74% - Law & Order (NBC)
-23.68% - JAG (CBS)
-18.52% - Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC)
-16.46% - ER (NBC)
-16.29% - Fear Factor (NBC)
-14.92% - Girlfriends (UPN)
-14.59% - Charmed (The WB)
-13.65% - America's Most Wanted (FOX)
-13.01% - Smallville (The WB)
-12.29% - 7th Heaven (The WB)
-10.82% - Everwood (The WB)
-10.68% - Judging Amy (CBS)
-10.67% - Cops (1) (FOX)
-10.40% - American Dreams (NBC)
-9.50% - 60 Minutes II (CBS)
-8.75% - According to Jim (ABC)
-6.86% - Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS)
-5.88% - NYPD Blue (ABC)
-3.76% - Cops (2) (FOX)
-2.38% - America's Funniest Home Videos (ABC)
-2.20% - Dateline NBC - Friday (NBC)
-1.77% - Survivor (NBC)

LARGEST GAINS FOR RETURNING SERIES (IN NEW TIME SLOTS) VS. THEIR PREVIOUS SEASONS (ITS OLD TIME SLOT)

+24.19% - What I Like About You (The WB)
+11.32% - 48 Hours (CBS)
+10.75% - Reba (The WB)
+5.37% - One on One (UPN)
+4.89% - The George Lopez Show (ABC)

LARGEST LOSSES FOR RETURNING SERIES (IN NEW TIME SLOTS) VS. THEIR PREVIOUS SEASONS (ITS OLD TIME SLOT)

-65.54% - Eight Simple Rules (ABC)
-45.52% - The Bernie Mac Show (FOX)
-44.74% - Scrubs (NBC)
-37.73% - Less Than Perfect (ABC)
-29.94% - All of Us (UPN)
-29.41% - Star Trek: Enterprise (UPN)
-27.57% - My Wife and Kids (ABC)
-25.81% - Eve (UPN)
-23.49% - Steve Harvey's Big Time (The WB)
-17.85% - Will & Grace (NBC)
-17.52% - Extreme Makeover (ABC)
-13.72% - Half & Half (UPN)
-13.53% - Third Watch (NBC)
-12.87% - Still Standing (CBS)
-6.67% - Grounded for Life (The WB)

LARGEST GAINS FOR RETURNING SERIES IN NEW TIME SLOTS VS. ITS CURRENT TIME SLOT AVERAGE FROM THE PREVIOUS SEASON

+55.44% - Reba (The WB, vs. Grounded for Life)
+25.00% - Star Trek: Enterprise (UPN, vs. UPN's Night at the Movies)
+9.80% - Third Watch (NBC, vs. Boomtown/Law & Order: SVU)

LARGEST LOSSES FOR RETURNING SERIES IN NEW TIME SLOTS VS. ITS CURRNT TIME SLOT AVERAGE FROM THE PREVIOUS SEASON

-51.85% - My Wife and Kids (ABC, vs. Eight Simple Rules)
-33.25% - What I Like About You (The WB, vs. Reba)
-31.63% - The Bernie Mac Show (FOX, vs. Performing As/Paradise Hotel)
-30.64% - The George Lopez Show (ABC, vs. I'm With Her)
-28.31% - Less Than Perfect (ABC, vs. Life With Bonnie)
-26.32% - Eight Simple Rules (ABC, vs. The George Lopez Show)
-26.23% - 48 Hours (CBS, vs. The District)
-21.42% - Eve (UPN, vs. All of Us)
-17.09% - Half & Half (UPN, vs. Eve)
-15.44% - Steve Harvey's Big Time (The WB, vs. Smallville: Beginnings)
-12.79% - Grounded for Life (The WB, vs. Like Family)
-11.64% - All of Us (UPN, vs. One on One)
-10.06% - One on One (UPN, vs. The Parkers)
-7.81% - Will & Grace (NBC, vs. Scrubs)
-2.71% - Extreme Makeover (ABC, vs. Threat Matrix)
-1.63% - Still Standing (CBS, vs. Yes, Dear)
-1.42% - Scrubs (NBC, vs. Good Morning, Miami)

LARGEST GAINS FOR NEW SERIES VS. ITS TIME SLOT AVERAGE FROM THE PREVIOUS SEASON

+151.70% - CSI: NY (CBS, vs. The Brotherhood of Poland, N.H.)
+123.40% - Desperate Housewives (ABC, vs. Alias)
+80.06% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC, vs. 10-8)*
+53.20% - Lost (ABC, vs. My Wife and Kids/It's All Relative)
+42.91% - Kevin Hill (UPN, vs. Jake 2.0)
+36.05% - Renovate My Family (FOX, vs. Performing As/Temptation Island)
+20.48% - Crossing Jordan (NBC, vs. The Lyon's Den)*
+16.92% - Boston Legal (ABC, vs. The Practice)
+16.84% - Wife Swap (ABC, vs. Karen Sisco)
+16.17% - Trading Spouses (FOX, vs. Paradise Hotel)
+14.40% - Medical Investigation (NBC, vs. Boomtown/Law & Order: SVU)
+10.62% - America's Next Top Model (UPN, vs. Star Trek: Enterprise)*
+6.16% - The Apprentice (NBC, vs. Will & Grace/Coupling)*
+4.26% - Veronica Mars (UPN, vs. Rock Me Baby/The Mullets)
+4.14% - Drew Carey's Green Screen (The WB, vs. The Jamie Kennedy Experiment)
+3.49% - Blue Collar TV (The WB, vs. Steve Harvey's Big Time)

LARGEST LOSSES FOR NEW SERIES VS. ITS TIME SLOT AVERAGE FROM THE PREVIOUS SEASON

-47.02% - The Complex: Malibu (FOX, vs. Boston Public)
-44.42% - Life as We Know It (ABC, vs. Extreme Makeover)
-41.69% - The Mountain (The WB, vs. Angel)
-40.39% - Next Great Champ (FOX, vs. Paradise Hotel)
-37.63% - Joey (NBC, vs. Friends)
-36.87% - Jack & Bobby (The WB, vs. Tarzan)
-33.69% - Last Comic Standing (NBC, vs. Whoopi/Happy Family)*
-31.47% - Father of the Pride (NBC, vs. Frasier)
-30.22% - Complete Savages (ABC, vs. Married to the Kellys)
-27.96% - The Benefactor (ABC, vs. Primetime Monday)
-26.05% - Second Time Around (UPN, vs. Half & Half)
-22.86% - Clubhouse (CBS, vs. The Guardian)
-20.14% - Hawaii (NBC, vs. Ed)
-19.23% - North Shore (FOX, vs. Temptation Island)
-19.09% - LAX (NBC, vs. Third Watch)
-17.95% - Quintuplets (FOX, vs. A Minute With Stan Hooper)
-15.78% - Dr. Vegas (CBS, vs. The Handler)
-12.87% - Listen Up (CBS, vs. Still Standing)
-3.71% - Rodney (ABC, vs. Less Than Perfect)

* denotes the series was a midseason replacement last season and hence year-to-year comparisons were not available, said programs are instead compared with its time period counterpart from the previous season

About this data: The percentages listed in this report are the result of comparing a show's current viewership average for the 2004-05 season (9/20/04-10/17/04) with its viewership average from last season (9/22/03-5/26/04) after the same number of airings. In the case of time period comparisons, a show's current viewership average for the 2004-05 season (9/20/04-10/17/04) is compared with the viewership average of its time period counterpart from last season (as noted in parenthesis) after the same number of airings (9/22/03-5/26/04).

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· 10-8 (ABC)
· 20/20 (ABC)
· 48 HOURS (CBS)
· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· 60 MINUTES (WED.) (CBS)
· ACCORDING TO JIM (ABC)
· ALIAS (ABC)
· ALL OF US (CW)
· AMERICAN DREAMS (NBC)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (VH1)
· ANGEL (WB)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· BENEFACTOR, THE (ABC)
· BERNIE MAC SHOW, THE (FOX)
· BLUE COLLAR TV (WB)
· BOOMTOWN (NBC)
· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· BOSTON PUBLIC (FOX)
· BROTHERHOOD OF POLAND, NH, THE (CBS)
· CHARMED (WB)
· CLUBHOUSE (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· COMPLETE SAVAGES (ABC)
· COMPLEX, THE: MALIBU (FOX)
· COPS (SPIKE TV)
· COUPLING (NBC)
· CROSSING JORDAN (NBC)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· DATELINE NBC (NBC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· DISTRICT, THE (CBS)
· DR. VEGAS (CBS)
· DREW CAREY'S GREEN SCREEN SHOW (WB)
· ED (NBC)
· EIGHT SIMPLE RULES (ABC)
· ER (NBC)
· EVE (UPN)
· EVERWOOD (WB)
· EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND (CBS)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· FATHER OF THE PRIDE (NBC)
· FEAR FACTOR (NBC)
· FRASIER (NBC)
· FRIENDS (NBC)
· GEORGE LOPEZ SHOW, THE (ABC)
· GILMORE GIRLS (NETFLIX)
· GIRLFRIENDS (CW)
· GOOD MORNING, MIAMI (NBC)
· GROUNDED FOR LIFE (WB)
· GUARDIAN, THE (CBS)
· HALF & HALF (UPN)
· HANDLER, THE (CBS)
· HAPPY FAMILY (NBC)
· HAWAII (NBC)
· HOPE & FAITH (ABC)
· I'M WITH HER (ABC)
· IT'S ALL RELATIVE (ABC)
· JACK & BOBBY (WB)
· JAG (CBS)
· JAKE 2.0 (UPN)
· JAMIE KENNEDY EXPERIMENT, THE (WB)
· JOAN OF ARCADIA (CBS)
· JOEY (NBC)
· JUDGING AMY (CBS)
· KAREN SISCO (ABC)
· KEVIN HILL (UPN)
· LAS VEGAS (NBC)
· LAST COMIC STANDING (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LAX (NBC)
· LESS THAN PERFECT (ABC)
· LIFE AS WE KNOW IT (ABC)
· LIFE WITH BONNIE (ABC)
· LIKE FAMILY (WB)
· LISTEN UP (CBS)
· LOST (ABC)
· LYON'S DEN, THE (NBC)
· MARRIED TO THE KELLYS (ABC)
· MEDICAL INVESTIGATION (NBC)
· MINUTE WITH STAN HOOPER, A (FOX)
· MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (ESPN)
· MOUNTAIN, THE (WB)
· MULLETS, THE (UPN)
· MY WIFE & KIDS (ABC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NEXT GREAT CHAMP, THE (FOX)
· NORTH SHORE (FOX)
· NYPD BLUE (ABC)
· ONE ON ONE (UPN)
· ONE TREE HILL (CW)
· PARADISE HOTEL (MYNETWORKTV)
· PARKERS, THE (UPN)
· PERFORMING AS (FOX)
· PRACTICE, THE (ABC)
· PRIMETIME (ABC)
· QUINTUPLETS (FOX)
· REBA (CW)
· RENOVATE MY FAMILY (FOX)
· ROCK ME BABY (UPN)
· RODNEY (ABC)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· SECOND TIME AROUND (UPN)
· SEVENTH HEAVEN (CW)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)
· STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE (UPN)
· STEVE HARVEY'S BIG TIME CHALLENGE (WB)
· STILL STANDING (CBS)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TARZAN (WB)
· TEMPTATION ISLAND (FOX)
· THAT '70S SHOW (FOX)
· THIRD WATCH (NBC)
· THREAT MATRIX (ABC)
· TRADING SPOUSES: MEET YOUR NEW MOMMY (FOX)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· VERONICA MARS (CW)
· WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU (WB)
· WHOOPI (NBC)
· WIFE SWAP (ABC)
· WILL & GRACE (NBC)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)
· WWE SMACKDOWN (USA)
· YES, DEAR (CBS)





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