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[01/27/11 - 02:06 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Syfy
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: Syfy

2011 Premiere Dates (Announced):

"Ghost Hunters International" (Season 2.4 premiered Wednesday, January 5 at 9/8c)
"Merlin" (Season 3 premiered Friday, January 7 at 10/9c)
"Being Human" (premiered Monday, January 17 at 9/8c)
"Face Off" (premiered Wednesday, January 26 at 10/9c)
"Ghost Hunters" (Season 7 premieres Wednesday, February 23 at 9/8c)
"Marcel's Quantum Kitchen" (premieres Monday, March 7 at 10/9c)
"Destination Truth" (Season 4.2 premieres Thursday, March 17 at 7/6c)
"Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" (Season 2 premieres Wednesday, March 23 at 10/9c)

2011 Premiere Dates (Date TBA):

"Alphas" (New Series, TBA)
"Eureka" (Season 4.2, TBA)
"Haven" (Season 2, Summer)
"Hollywood Treasure" (Season 2, TBA)
"Sanctuary" (Season 3.2, TBA)
"Stargate Universe" (Season 2.2, Spring)
"Warehouse 13" (Season 3, Summer)

2010 Primetime Averages for Original Episodes:

millions of viewers (adults 18-49 rating) - series
2.582 (0.8) - WWE Smackdown
2.463 (0.8) - Warehouse 13 S2
2.328 (0.7) - Eureka S4.1
2.232 (1.0) - Ghost Hunters S6.1
1.948 (0.9) - Destination Truth S3.2
1.944 (0.9) - Ghost Hunters International S2.2
1.901 (0.8) - Ghost Hunters S6.2
1.849 (0.5) - Haven S1.1
1.458 (0.4) - Sanctuary S3.1
1.445 (0.5) - Stargate Universe S1.2
1.395 (0.6) - Ghost Hunters International S2.3
1.277 (0.4) - Merlin S2
1.247 (0.4) - WWE NXT
1.238 (0.5) - Ghost Hunters Academy S1.2*
1.200 (0.4) - Caprica S1.1
1.189 (0.5) - Hollywood Treasure S1
1.078 (0.5) - Stargate Universe S2.1
1.040 (0.4) - Destination Truth S4.1*
0.934 (0.4) - Scare Tactics S4*
0.934 (0.4) - Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files S1.1*
0.847 (0.3) - Beast Legends S1
0.842 (0.4) - Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files S1.2*
0.823 (0.3) - Caprica S1.2
0.347 (0.1) - Mary Knows Best 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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· ALPHAS (SYFY)
· BEAST LEGENDS (SYFY)
· BEING HUMAN (SYFY)
· CAPRICA (SYFY)
· DESTINATION TRUTH (SYFY)
· EUREKA (SYFY)
· FACE OFF (SYFY)
· FACT OR FAKED: PARANORMAL FILES (SYFY)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· GHOST HUNTERS (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS ACADEMY (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL (SYFY)
· HAVEN (SYFY)
· HOLLYWOOD TREASURE (SYFY)
· MARCEL'S QUANTUM KITCHEN (SYFY)
· MARY KNOWS BEST (SYFY)
· MERLIN (SYFY)
· SANCTUARY (SYFY)
· SCARE TACTICS (SYFY)
· STARGATE UNIVERSE (SYFY)
· WAREHOUSE 13 (SYFY)
· WWE NXT (SYFY)
· WWE SMACKDOWN (SYFY)





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