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[04/10/12 - 11:11 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: A&E, ABC Family, AMC, Animal Planet, BET, Bravo & Cartoon Network
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- A recap of the weekly averages to date of the original primetime series on the following cable networks (sorted by total viewers):

A&E
New Series:
Last Chance Driving School - Saturday, April 14 at 10/9c
Flipped Off - Saturday, April 28 at 9/8c
Rambug - Saturday, May 5 at 10/9c
Longmire - Sunday, June 3 at 9/8c
Cajun Justice - Thursday, June 7 at 10/9c
Returning Series:
The Glades - Sunday, June 3 at 10/9c
Ratings Recap:
Storage Wars
4.645 million viewers; 2.492 million adults 18-49 (1.9 rating)
Storage Wars: Texas
2.996 million viewers; 1.442 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating)
Shipping Wars
2.416 million viewers; 1.312 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Beyond Scared Straight
2.213 million viewers; 1.287 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Dog the Bounty Hunter
2.130 million viewers; 1.212 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
The First 48
1.833 million viewers; 0.963 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Duck Dynasty
1.702 million viewers; 1.006 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Hoarders
1.648 million viewers; 0.842 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Breakout Kings
1.622 million viewers; 0.845 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Intervention
1.512 million viewers; 0.958 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
The First 48: Missing Persons
1.434 million viewers; 0.641 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)

ABC Family
New Series:
Bunheads - Monday, June 11 at 9/8c
Baby Daddy - Wednesday, June 20 at 8:30/7:30c
Beverly Hills Nannies - Wednesday, July 11 at 9/8c
Returning Series:
Melissa & Joey - Wednesday, May 30 at 8/7c
Pretty Little Liars - Tuesday, June 5 at 8/7c
Jane by Design - Tuesday, June 5 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Pretty Little Liars
2.743 million viewers; 1.410 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating)
Secret Life of the American Teenager
2.039 million viewers; 1.168 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Switched at Birth
1.819 million viewers; 0.995 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
The Lying Game
1.473 million viewers; 0.762 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Make It Or Break It
1.368 million viewers; 0.769 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Jane by Design
1.192 million viewers; 0.624 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)

AMC
New Series:
The Pitch - Monday, April 30 at 10/9c
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
The Walking Dead
7.447 million viewers; 4.983 million adults 18-49 (3.9 rating)
Mad Men
3.190 million viewers; 1.433 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating)
Hell on Wheels
2.548 million viewers; 0.882 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
The Killing
1.803 million viewers; 0.690 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Comic Book Men
1.546 million viewers; 1.077 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)

Animal Planet
New Series:
Whale Wars: Viking Shores - Friday, April 27 at 8/7c
Returning Series:
Tanked - Saturday, April 14 at 9/8c
Cats 101 - Saturday, April 21 at 8/7c
Swamp Wars - Sunday, April 29 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
River Monsters
1.747 million viewers; 0.954 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Finding Bigfoot
1.342 million viewers; 0.659 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
North Woods Law
0.910 million viewers; 0.301 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Gator Boys
0.851 million viewers; 0.369 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Rattlesnake Republic
0.787 million viewers; 0.317 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Hillbilly Handfishin'
0.758 million viewers; 0.306 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Infested!
0.736 million viewers; 0.351 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Confessions: Animal Hoarding
0.631 million viewers; 0.310 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Snake Man of Appalachia
0.588 million viewers; 0.267 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
American Stuffers
0.541 million viewers; 0.230 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
I Shouldn't Be Alive
0.531 million viewers; 0.220 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)

BET
New Series:
TBA
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
The Game
3.069 million viewers; 2.045 million adults 18-49 (1.6 rating)
Let's Stay Together
1.903 million viewers; 1.241 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)

Bravo
New Series:
Kathy - Thursday, April 19 at 10/9c
Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding - Thursday, April 26 at 9/8c
Around the World in 80 Plates - Wednesday, May 9 at 10/9c
Returning Series:
Real Housewives of New Jersey - Sunday, April 22 at 10/9c
Pregnant in Heels - Tuesday, May 15 at 10/9c
Real Housewives of New York City - Monday, June 4 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
2.720 million viewers; 1.735 million adults 18-49 (1.4 rating)
Real Housewives of Atlanta
2.571 million viewers; 1.720 million adults 18-49 (1.3 rating)
Real Housewives of Orange County
1.928 million viewers; 1.238 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Top Chef: Texas
1.888 million viewers; 1.198 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Shahs of Sunset
1.234 million viewers; 0.791 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Bethenny Ever After
1.025 million viewers; 0.607 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Tabatha Takes Over
1.013 million viewers; 0.623 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Chef Roble & Co.
0.999 million viewers; 0.616 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Million Dollar Listing New York
0.862 million viewers; 0.470 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Interior Therapy With Jeff Lewis
0.826 million viewers; 0.448 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
It's a Brad, Brad World
0.821 million viewers; 0.499 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Love Broker
0.446 million viewers; 0.416 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)

Cartoon Network
New Series:
TBA
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
Regular Show
2.236 million viewers; 0.493 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu
2.090 million viewers; 0.383 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Mad
1.839 million viewers; 0.390 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
1.786 million viewers; 0.552 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Level Up
1.648 million viewers; 0.282 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
The Looney Tunes Show
1.448 million viewers; 0.310 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Generator Rex
1.076 million viewers; 0.318 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)

Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD (original primetime airings from 1/1/12-4/8/12, excluding Saturdays)





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· AMERICAN STUFFERS (ANIMAL PLANET)
· BETHENNY EVER AFTER (BRAVO)
· BEYOND SCARED STRAIGHT (A AND E)
· BREAKOUT KINGS (A AND E)
· CHEF ROBLE & CO (BRAVO)
· COMIC BOOK MEN (AMC)
· CONFESSIONS: ANIMAL HOARDING (ANIMAL PLANET)
· DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER (A AND E)
· DUCK DYNASTY (A AND E)
· FINDING BIGFOOT (ANIMAL PLANET)
· FIRST 48, THE (A AND E)
· FIRST 48, THE: MISSING PERSONS (A AND E)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· GAME, THE (BET)
· GATOR BOYS (ANIMAL PLANET)
· GENERATOR REX (CARTOON)
· HELL ON WHEELS (AMC)
· HILLBILLY HANDFISHIN' (ANIMAL PLANET)
· HOARDERS (A AND E)
· I SHOULDN'T BE ALIVE (ANIMAL PLANET)
· INFESTED! (ANIMAL PLANET)
· INTERIOR THERAPY WITH JEFF LEWIS (BRAVO)
· INTERVENTION (A AND E)
· IT'S A BRAD BRAD WORLD (BRAVO)
· JANE BY DESIGN (ABC FAMILY)
· KILLING, THE (NETFLIX)
· LET'S STAY TOGETHER (BET)
· LEVEL UP (CARTOON)
· LOONEY TUNES SHOW, THE (CARTOON)
· LOVE BROKER (BRAVO)
· LYING GAME, THE (ABC FAMILY)
· MAD (CARTOON)
· MAD MEN (AMC)
· MAKE IT OR BREAK IT (ABC FAMILY)
· MILLION DOLLAR LISTING: NEW YORK (BRAVO)
· NINJAGO: MASTERS OF SPINJITZU (CARTOON)
· NORTH WOODS LAW (ANIMAL PLANET)
· PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (FREEFORM)
· RATTLESNAKE REPUBLIC (ANIMAL PLANET)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA, THE (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS, THE (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY, THE (BRAVO)
· REGULAR SHOW (CARTOON)
· RIVER MONSTERS (ANIMAL PLANET)
· SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER, THE (ABC FAMILY)
· SHAHS OF SUNSET (BRAVO)
· SHIPPING WARS (A AND E)
· SNAKEMAN OF APPALACHIA (ANIMAL PLANET)
· STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS (NETFLIX)
· STORAGE WARS (A AND E)
· STORAGE WARS: TEXAS (A AND E)
· SWITCHED AT BIRTH (FREEFORM)
· TABATHA TAKES OVER (BRAVO)
· TOP CHEF (BRAVO)
· WALKING DEAD, THE (AMC)





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