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[01/25/11 - 02:04 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Comedy Central
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Please note: As a courtesy, please do not reproduce these tables to newsgroups, forums or other online places. Links only please.

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: Comedy Central

2011 Premiere Dates (Announced):

"Tosh.0" (Season 3 premiered Tuesday, January 11 at 10/9)
"Onion SportsDome" (premiered Tuesday, January 11 at 10:30/9:30c)
"South Park" (Season 15 premieres Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00/9:00c)
"Workaholics" (premieres Wednesday, April 6 at 10:30/9:30c)

2011 Premiere Dates (Date TBA):

"Futurama" (Season 7, Summer)
"Jon Benjamin Has a Van" (New Series, Summer)
"Ugly Americans" (Season 2, June)

2010 Primetime Averages for Original Episodes:

millions of viewers (adults 18-49 rating) - series
3.345 (1.9) - South Park S14.1
2.879 (1.7) - South Park S14.2
2.165 (1.2) - Tosh.0 S2.2*
2.059 (1.0) - Futurama S6
1.918 (1.0) - Ugly Americans S1.1
1.594 (0.8) - Ugly Americans S1.2
1.489 (0.8) - Tosh.0 S2.1
1.198 (0.6) - Nick Swardson's Pretend Time S1
0.835 (0.4) - Important Things with Demetri Martin S2
0.635 (0.3) - The Sarah Silverman Program S3
0.563 (0.3) - Big Lake 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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· BIG LAKE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· FUTURAMA (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· IMPORTANT THINGS WITH DEMETRI MARTIN (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· JON BENJAMIN HAS A VAN (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· NICK SWARDSON'S PRETEND TIME (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· ONION SPORTSDOME (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· UGLY AMERICANS (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· WORKAHOLICS (COMEDY CENTRAL)





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