[04/29/11 - 08:50 AM] ABC Nixes "Food Revolution" for Second Week, "Happy Endings" to Double Up Going Forward By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC has benched its Tuesday entry "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" for another week, while freshman comedy "Happy Endings" will air back-to-back originals on Wednesday nights going forward.
"Dancing With the Stars: The Encore" will fill the Tuesday, 8:00/7:00c hour on May 3, leading into an original installment at 9:00/8:00c. This past week the recap special "Dancing with the Stars: Road to the Finals" delivered 13.079 million viewers and a 2.5 rating among adults 18-49 in said slot, a significant improvement over "Food Revolution's" most recent episode (4.718 million viewers, 1.1 rating among adults 18-49 on April 19).
As for "Endings," dual installments are set for May 4, May 11 and May 18 with a solo episode on May 25 at 10:30/9:30c (due to the one-hour "Cougar Town" finale that night). The show's April 27 installment drew 5.169 million viewers and a 2.1 rating among adults 18-49, equal to its "Cougar Town" lead-in and up from the previous week (4.591 million viewers, 1.8 rating among adults 18-49 on April 20). Repeats of "Modern Family" were previously set to fill the Wednesday, 10:30/9:30c slot.