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[01/26/11 - 02:17 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Showtime
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: Showtime

2011 Premiere Dates (Announced):

"Californication" (Season 4 premiered Sunday, January 9 at 9/8c)
"Episodes" (premiered Sunday, January 9 at 9:30/8:30c)
"Shameless" (premiered Sunday, January 9 at 10/9c)
"Nurse Jackie" (Season 3 premieres Monday, March 28 at 10/9c)
"United States of Tara" (Season 3 premieres Monday, March 28 at 10:30/9:30c)
"The Borgias" (premieres Sunday, April 3 at 9/8c)

2011 Premiere Dates (Date TBA):

"The Big C" (Season 2, Summer/Fall)
"Dexter" (Season 6, Fall)
"The Green Room" (Season 2, Summer)
"Oliver Stone's Secret History of America" (New Series, TBA)
"The Real L Word" (Season 2, Summer)
"San Francisco Giants Project" (New Series, TBA)
"Secret Diary of a Call Girl" (Season 4, TBA)
"Web Therapy" (New Series, TBA)
"Weeds" (Season 7, Summer/Fall)

2010 Primetime Averages for Original Episodes:

millions of viewers (adults 18-49 rating) - series
1.994 (0.9) - Dexter S5
0.938 (0.5) - Weeds S6
0.850 (0.3) - The Tudors S4
0.831 (0.4) - The Big C S1
0.741 (0.3) - Nurse Jackie S2
0.553 (0.3) - United States of Tara S2
0.235 (0.1) - The Real L Word S1*
0.135 (0.1) - Penn & Teller: Bullshit S8*
0.081 (0.0) - The Green Room 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 C, THE (SHOWTIME)
· BORGIAS, THE (SHOWTIME)
· CALIFORNICATION (SHOWTIME)
· DEXTER (SHOWTIME)
· EPISODES (SHOWTIME)
· FRANCHISE, THE (SHOWTIME)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· GREEN ROOM WITH PAUL PROVENZA, THE (SHOWTIME)
· NURSE JACKIE (SHOWTIME)
· OLIVER STONE'S UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (SHOWTIME)
· PENN & TELLER: BULLSHIT (SHOWTIME)
· REAL L WORD, THE (SHOWTIME)
· SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL (SHOWTIME)
· SHAMELESS (SHOWTIME)
· TUDORS, THE (SHOWTIME)
· UNITED STATES OF TARA, THE (SHOWTIME)
· WEB THERAPY (SHOWTIME)
· WEEDS (SHOWTIME)





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