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[04/10/12 - 11:13 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Food Network, FX, G4, HBO, History & Lifetime
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):

Food Network
New Series:
Invention Hunters - Monday, May 14 at 9/8c
Mystery Diners - Friday, May 25 at 10/9c
Returning Series:
Next Food Network Star - Sunday, May 13 at 9/8c
Great Food Truck Race - Sunday, August 19 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off
2.731 million viewers; 1.188 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Worst Cooks in America
2.246 million viewers; 1.036 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Chopped: All Stars
2.235 million viewers; 0.953 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Chopped
1.852 million viewers; 0.984 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
Restaurant: Impossible
1.680 million viewers; 0.819 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Cupcake Wars
1.523 million viewers; 0.690 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Restaurant Stakeout
1.506 million viewers; 0.805 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Iron Chef America
1.477 million viewers; 0.728 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives
1.397 million viewers; 0.669 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Sweet Genius
1.234 million viewers; 0.581 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Heat Seekers
0.830 million viewers; 0.416 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Fat Chef
0.825 million viewers; 0.390 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)

FX
New Series:
Anger Management - Thursday, June 28 at 9/8c
Strangely Uplifting - Thursday, June 28 at 11/10c
Returning Series:
Wilfred - Thursday, June 28 at 10/9c
Louie - Thursday, June 28 at 10:30/9:30c
Ratings Recap:
Justified
2.391 million viewers; 1.135 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Archer
1.177 million viewers; 0.865 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
The Ultimate Fighter Live
1.141 million viewers; 0.839 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Unsupervised
0.611 million viewers; 0.449 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)

G4
New Series:
TBA
Returning Series:
American Ninja Warrior - Sunday, May 20 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan
0.216 million viewers; 0.113 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
Campus PD
0.151 million viewers; 0.081 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)

HBO
New Series:
Girls - Sunday, April 15 at 10:30/9:30c
Veep - Sunday, April 22 at 10/9c
The Newsroom - Sunday, June 24 at 10/9c
Returning Series:
24/7 - Saturday, April 14 at 10/9c
The Ricky Gervais Show - Friday, April 20 at 9/8c
True Blood - Sunday, June 10 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Game of Thrones
3.809 million viewers; 2.487 million adults 18-49 (2.0 rating)
Real Time With Bill Maher
1.152 million viewers; 0.438 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Eastbound & Down
1.014 million viewers; 0.807 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Luck
0.560 million viewers; 0.253 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Life's Too Short
0.460 million viewers; 0.317 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the NHL Winter Classic
0.307 million viewers; 0.208 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Angry Boys
0.220 million viewers; 0.136 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
On Freddie Roach
0.179 million viewers; 0.109 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
The Life & Times of Tim
0.133 million viewers; 0.089 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)

History
New Series:
United Stats of America - Tuesday, May 8 at 10/9c*
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
Pawn Stars
5.895 million viewers; 2.806 million adults 18-49 (2.2 rating)
American Pickers
5.415 million viewers; 2.185 million adults 18-49 (1.7 rating)
Swamp People
4.628 million viewers; 2.284 million adults 18-49 (1.8 rating)
Cajun Pawn Stars
3.176 million viewers; 1.486 million adults 18-49 (1.2 rating)
Ax Men
2.784 million viewers; 1.456 million adults 18-49 (1.1 rating)
Mudcats
2.550 million viewers; 1.257 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
American Restoration
2.487 million viewers; 1.100 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy
1.925 million viewers; 0.854 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Top Gear
1.833 million viewers; 1.061 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Brad Meltzer's Decoded
1.663 million viewers; 0.722 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Top Shot
1.516 million viewers; 0.887 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Full Metal Jousting
1.449 million viewers; 0.815 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Big Shrimpin'
1.118 million viewers; 0.538 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)

Lifetime
New Series:
7 Days of Sex - Thursday, April 26 at 10/9c
The conversation - Thursday, April 26 at 11/10c
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
Army Wives
3.075 million viewers; 1.266 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
The Client List
2.792 million viewers; 1.157 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Dance Moms
2.367 million viewers; 1.270 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Project Runway: All Stars
1.920 million viewers; 0.876 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Dance Moms: Miami
1.551 million viewers; 0.922 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Coming Home
1.312 million viewers; 0.545 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
America's Supernanny
1.183 million viewers; 0.544 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Project Runway: All Stars - After the Runway
1.105 million viewers; 0.425 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
America's Most Wanted
1.052 million viewers; 0.435 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
One Born Every Minute
0.707 million viewers; 0.378 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
24 Hour Catwalk
0.698 million viewers; 0.275 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)

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

* denotes date was added subsequent to this article's original posting





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· 24 HOUR CATWALK (LIFETIME)
· 24/7 (HBO)
· AMERICAN PICKERS (HISTORY)
· AMERICAN RESTORATION (HISTORY)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· AMERICA'S SUPERNANNY (LIFETIME)
· ANGRY BOYS (HBO)
· ARCHER (FX)
· ARMY WIVES (LIFETIME)
· AX MEN (HISTORY)
· BIG SHRIMPIN' (HISTORY)
· BOMB PATROL: AFGHANISTAN (G4)
· BRAD MELTZER'S DECODED (HISTORY)
· CAJUN PAWN STARS (HISTORY)
· CAMPUS PD (G4)
· CHOPPED (FOOD)
· CLIENT LIST, THE (LIFETIME)
· COMING HOME (LIFETIME)
· CUPCAKE WARS (FOOD)
· DANCE MOMS (LIFETIME)
· DANCE MOMS: MIAMI (LIFETIME)
· DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES (FOOD)
· EASTBOUND & DOWN (HBO)
· FAT CHEF (FOOD)
· FULL METAL JOUSTING (HISTORY)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· GAME OF THRONES (HBO)
· HEAT SEEKERS (FOOD)
· IRON CHEF AMERICA (FOOD)
· JUSTIFIED (FX)
· LIFE & TIMES OF TIM, THE (HBO)
· LIFE'S TOO SHORT (HBO)
· LUCK (HBO)
· MUDCATS (NGC)
· ON FREDDIE ROACH (HBO)
· ONE BORN EVERY MINUTE (LIFETIME)
· ONLY IN AMERICA WITH LARRY THE CABLE GUY (HISTORY)
· PAWN STARS (HISTORY)
· PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS (LIFETIME)
· PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS: AFTER THE RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· RACHAEL VS GUY (FOOD)
· REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER (HBO)
· RESTAURANT STAKEOUT (FOOD)
· RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE (FOOD)
· SWAMP PEOPLE (HISTORY)
· SWEET GENIUS (FOOD)
· TOP GEAR (HISTORY)
· TOP SHOT (HISTORY)
· ULTIMATE FIGHTER, THE (FS1)
· UNSUPERVISED (FX)
· WORST COOKS IN AMERICA (FOOD)





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