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[01/24/11 - 02:09 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: A&E
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- With the TCA Winter Press Tour officially behind us, we thought a recap was in order to give our readers an overview of the flurry of announcements from the past month.

To that end we're offering up 25 capsules - five each day - of our most trafficked cable networks' plans for 2011, plus a look back at the numbers from 2010. Together they should help give you a better idea of their respective performances and goals moving forward.

As always, our daily and monthly list of premiere dates as well as our quarterly programming grids can assist in planning your viewing accordingly.

Network: A&E

2011 Premiere Dates (Announced):

"Beyond Scared Straight" (premiered Thursday, January 13 at 10/9c)
"Heavy" (premiered Monday, January 17 at 10/9c)
"Breakout Kings" (premieres Sunday, March 6 at 10/9c)

2011 Premiere Dates (Date TBA):

"The Glades" (Season 2, Summer)
"Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force" (Season 3, Winter/Spring)
"Relapse" (New Series, Spring/Summer)
"Storage Wars" (Season 2, Spring/Summer)

2010 Primetime Averages for Original Episodes:

millions of viewers (adults 18-49 rating) - series
3.080 (0.8) - The Glades S1
2.265 (1.0) - Storage Wars S1
2.173 (1.0) - Hoarders S2
1.995 (0.9) - Dog the Bounty Hunter S6
1.945 (0.8) - The First 48 S10*
1.944 (0.8) - Hoarders S3
1.929 (1.0) - Intervention S8
1.881 (0.7) - The First 48 S11
1.846 (0.8) - Billy the Exterminator S2*
1.824 (0.7) - Dog the Bounty Hunter S7
1.731 (0.8) - Steven Seagal: Lawman S1
1.652 (0.7) - Billy the Exterminator S3*
1.609 (0.6) - After the First 48
1.564 (0.8) - Intervention S10
1.523 (0.8) - Gene Simmons Family Jewels S5.1
1.521 (0.7) - Intervention S9
1.476 (0.7) - Paranormal State S4*
1.448 (0.6) - Steven Seagal: Lawman S2
1.358 (0.6) - The Squad: Prison Police S1*
1.309 (0.6) - Gene Simmons Family Jewels S5.3*
1.257 (0.5) - Criss Angel Mindfreak S6
1.172 (0.6) - Gene Simmons Family Jewels S5.2*
1.136 (0.5) - Paranormal State S5*
1.116 (0.5) - Kirstie Alley's Big Life S1*
0.808 (0.3) - Strange Days With Bob Saget S1*
0.637 (0.2) - Teach: Tony Danza S1
0.612 (0.3) - The Hasselhoffs S1*

* denotes numbers for all original episodes were not available; nor were all series

Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD (1/1/10-12/31/10)





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· BEYOND SCARED STRAIGHT (A AND E)
· BILLY THE EXTERMINATOR (A AND E)
· BREAKOUT KINGS (A AND E)
· CRISS ANGEL: MINDFREAK (A AND E)
· DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER (A AND E)
· FIRST 48, THE (A AND E)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS (A AND E)
· GLADES, THE (A AND E)
· HASSELHOFFS, THE (A AND E)
· HEAVY (A AND E)
· HOARDERS (A AND E)
· INTERVENTION (A AND E)
· KIRSTIE ALLEY'S BIG LIFE (A AND E)
· MANHUNTERS: FUGITIVE TASK FORCE (A AND E)
· PARANORMAL STATE (A AND E)
· RELAPSE (A AND E)
· SQUAD, THE: PRISON POLICE (A AND E)
· STEVEN SEAGAL LAWMAN (REELZ)
· STORAGE WARS (A AND E)
· STRANGE DAYS WITH BOB SAGET (A AND E)
· TEACH: TONY DANZA (A AND E)





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