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[10/03/06 - 07:57 PM]
CBS to Swap 'Class,' 'Mother'; 'Christine' Gets Full Season
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- CBS is giving its Monday lineup a makeover as "The Class" and "How I Met Your Mother" are set to trade time slots beginning next week.

The news, expected to be announced tomorrow, comes just three weeks into the Eye's 2006-07 season.

"The Class" posted a preliminary 2.8 adults 18-49 rating last night, barely beating out ABC's "Wife Swap" (2.7) for third place in the 8:00/7:00c half-hour, while its overall numbers in the key demographic have fallen 24.32% since its premiere.

Conversely "Mother" posted a 20% growth from "The Class's" 18-49 audience last night and has only lost 5.26% of said viewership since its second season launch on September 18.

Interestingly enough, CBS had originally slated "Mother" to lead off its Monday lineup before opting to go with "The Class" back in July.

Meanwhile in related news, the Eye is also understood to be moving forward with a full season of 22 episodes for "The New Adventures of Old Christine." The sophomore comedy posted a season high 4.5 adults 18-49 rating last night while its 83.54% average retention rate of lead-in "Two and a Half Men" is up from last year's "Men" lead-out "Out of Practice" (80.96%) during the same period.





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· CLASS, THE (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)
· OUT OF PRACTICE (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WIFE SWAP (ABC)









[07/31/15 - 11:58 AM]
BBC America Announces Two New Original Scripted Series and Original Scripted Development Slate
"Undercover", a gripping political thriller from acclaimed writer Peter Moffat starring Sophie Okonedo and Adrian Lester, and "Thirteen," a compelling contemporary mystery from rising star Marnie Dickens, are both on tap for 2016.

[07/31/15 - 11:20 AM]
Starz to Offer Subscribers Online and On-Demand Bingeing Opportunities for "Flesh and Bone" Limited Series and "Da Vinci's Demons" Final Season
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[07/31/15 - 11:19 AM]
Starz Orders Fourth Season of Hit Original Series "Black Sails"
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[07/31/15 - 11:18 AM]
Starz to Develop "Havana Quartet" Starring Antonio Banderas
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[07/31/15 - 10:45 AM]
New Season of "Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL" Debuts August 4 on ESPN
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[07/31/15 - 09:31 AM]
E!'s "I Am Cait" Ranks as Cable's Biggest Unscripted Launch of the Year and E!'s Most-Watched Series Debut in Over a Decade
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[07/31/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Dateline Mystery" Matches NBC's Best Rating in the Thursday 9-11 P.M. Slot Since May
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 30.

[07/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Keep CBS on Top
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[07/31/15 - 07:59 AM]
"Taco Trip" Season Two Premieres Tuesday, August 25th on Cooking Channel
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[07/31/15 - 07:13 AM]
"Better Call Saul": First-Look Photos
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[07/31/15 - 07:00 AM]
Original Reporting Fuels Television Year-to-Date Audience Growth and Solid Key News Demo Performances for All CBS News Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 20-26.

[07/31/15 - 06:59 AM]
"SportsCenter" Anchors Neil Everett, Stan Verrett Reach New Agreements to Remain with ESPN
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[07/31/15 - 06:02 AM]
AMC, Channel 4 and Kudos Renew "Humans" for Season Two
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[07/30/15 - 06:57 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Garners Over One Million Views on the WATCH Disney Channel App Ahead of Its Television Premiere Tomorrow
Disney Channel spins its digital numbers to date.

[07/30/15 - 04:15 PM]
FOX Drops "Knock Knock Live" in Favor of Comedy Repeats
Look for second runs of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "The Last Man on Earth" to fill the Tuesday, 9:00/8:00c hour going forward.