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[04/10/12 - 11:14 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: MTV, Nickelodeon, OWN, Oxygen, Showtime, Spike TV, Starz & Syfy
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):

MTV
New Series:
MTV's Hip-Hop Pov - Wednesday, April 11 at 12/11c
Money from Strangers - Monday, April 30 at 10:30/9:30c
Returning Series:
Randy Jackon Presents: America's Best Dance Crew - Wednesday, April 11 at 10/9c
True Life - Sunday, April 15 at 1/12c*
Ridiculousness - Monday, April 30 at 10/9c
Ratings Recap:
Jersey Shore
5.781 million viewers; 4.120 million adults 18-49 (3.2 rating)
Teen Mom 2
3.527 million viewers; 2.681 million adults 18-49 (2.1 rating)
Punk'd
2.654 million viewers; 1.598 million adults 18-49 (1.3 rating)
The Pauly D Project
2.312 million viewers; 1.486 million adults 18-49 (1.2 rating)
The Challenge: Battle of the Exes
1.936 million viewers; 1.518 million adults 18-49 (1.2 rating)
16 & Pregnant
1.743 million viewers; 1.217 million adults 18-49 (1.0 rating)
Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory
1.360 million viewers; 0.847 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Caged
0.707 million viewers; 0.508 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
True Life
0.684 million viewers; 0.491 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)

Nickelodeon
New Series:
TBA
Returning Series:
Nick News - Sunday, April 15 at 9/8c
Ratings Recap:
Fred: The Show
2.318 million viewers; 0.466 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Nick News
0.607 million viewers; 0.196 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)

OWN
New Series:
TBA
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
Oprah's Next Chapter
0.899 million viewers; 0.384 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Oprah Presents Master Class
0.498 million viewers; 0.272 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Extreme Clutter
0.294 million viewers; 0.127 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
Beyond Belief on OWN
0.279 million viewers; 0.097 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
Oprah's Lifeclass
0.251 million viewers; 0.111 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
America's Money Class With Suze Orman
0.249 million viewers; 0.128 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)
Breakthrough With Tony Robbins
0.211 million viewers; 0.083 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)

Oxygen
New Series:
Tanisha Gets Married - Monday, May 7 at 11/10c
Returning Series:
TBA
Ratings Recap:
Bad Girls Club: Las Vegas
1.527 million viewers; 0.960 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too
0.780 million viewers; 0.476 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Snapped
0.542 million viewers; 0.270 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood
0.419 million viewers; 0.267 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Best Ink
0.402 million viewers; 0.301 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Jersey Couture
0.210 million viewers; 0.109 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)

Showtime
New Series:
TBA
Returning Series:
Weeds - Sunday, July 1 at 10/9c
Episodes - Sunday, July 1 at 10:30/9:30c
Web Therapy - Monday, July 2 at 11/10c
The Real L Word - Thursday, July 12 at 10/9c
Ratings Recap:
Shameless
1.364 million viewers; 0.902 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
House of Lies
0.830 million viewers; 0.534 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Californication
0.722 million viewers; 0.485 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Nurse Jackie
0.653 million viewers; 0.350 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
The Borgias
0.605 million viewers; 0.288 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
The Big C
0.581 million viewers; 0.292 million adults 18-49 (0.2 rating)
Inside the NFL
0.158 million viewers; 0.074 million adults 18-49 (0.1 rating)

Spike TV
New Series:
Undercover Stings - Tuesday, May 8 at 10:30/9:30c*
Returning Series:
World's Wildest Police Videos - Monday, May 7 at 8/7c*
Ratings Recap:
Auction Hunters
1.639 million viewers; 0.712 million adults 18-49 (0.6 rating)
Impact Wrestling
1.515 million viewers; 0.673 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Ink Master
1.457 million viewers; 1.034 million adults 18-49 (0.8 rating)
American Digger
1.095 million viewers; 0.519 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
1000 Ways to Die
0.696 million viewers; 0.375 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)
Flip Men
0.648 million viewers; 0.387 million adults 18-49 (0.3 rating)

Starz
New Series:
TBA
Returning Series:
Boss - Friday, August 17 at 10/9c*
Ratings Recap:
Spartacus: Vengeance
1.346 million viewers; N/A million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Magic City
0.295 million viewers; N/A million adults 18-49 (N/A rating)

Syfy
New Series:
Dream Machines - Tuesday, April 10 at 10/9c
Total Blackout - Wednesday, April 25 at 10/9c
Returning Series:
Eureka - Monday, April 16 at 9/8c
Lost Girl - Monday, April 16 at 10/9c
Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files - Tuesday, April 17 at 9/8c
Hollywood Treasure - Tuesday, May 22 at 10/9c
Ratings Recap:
WWE Smackdown
2.909 million viewers; 1.143 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Face Off
2.009 million viewers; 1.179 million adults 18-49 (0.9 rating)
Ghost Hunters
1.932 million viewers; 0.936 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Merlin
1.709 million viewers; 0.633 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Being Human
1.452 million viewers; 0.843 million adults 18-49 (0.7 rating)
Ghost Hunters International
1.196 million viewers; 0.531 million adults 18-49 (0.4 rating)
Lost Girl
1.154 million viewers; 0.576 million adults 18-49 (0.5 rating)
Monster Man
0.680 million viewers; 0.371 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)

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





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· 1000 WAYS TO DIE (SPIKE TV)
· 16 & PREGNANT (MTV)
· AMERICA'S MONEY CLASS WITH SUZE ORMAN (OWN)
· AUCTION HUNTERS (SPIKE TV)
· BAD GIRLS CLUB, THE (OXYGEN)
· BEING HUMAN (SYFY)
· BEST INK (OXYGEN)
· BEYOND BELIEF ON OWN (OWN)
· BIG C, THE (SHOWTIME)
· BORGIAS, THE (SHOWTIME)
· BREAKTHROUGH WITH TONY ROBBINS (NBC)
· CAGED (MTV)
· CALIFORNICATION (SHOWTIME)
· EXTREME CLUTTER (OWN)
· FACE OFF (SYFY)
· FLIP MEN (SPIKE TV)
· FRED: THE SHOW (NICKELODEON)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· GHOST HUNTERS (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL (SYFY)
· HOUSE OF LIES (SHOWTIME)
· IMPACT WRESTLING (DA)
· INK MASTER (SPIKE TV)
· INSIDE THE NFL (SHOWTIME)
· JERSEY COUTURE (OXYGEN)
· JERSEY SHORE (MTV)
· LOST GIRL (SYFY)
· LOVE GAMES: BAD GIRLS NEED LOVE TOO (OXYGEN)
· MAGIC CITY (STARZ)
· MERLIN (SYFY)
· MONSTER MAN (SYFY)
· NICK NEWS (NICKELODEON)
· NURSE JACKIE (SHOWTIME)
· OPRAH PRIME (OWN)
· OPRAH'S LIFECLASS (OWN)
· OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS (OWN)
· PAULY D PROJECT, THE (MTV)
· PUNK'D (MTV)
· REAL WORLD/ROAD RULES CHALLENGE (MTV)
· ROB DYRDEK'S FANTASY FACTORY (MTV)
· SAVAGE FAMILY DIGGERS (SPIKE TV)
· SHAMELESS (SHOWTIME)
· SNAPPED (OXYGEN)
· SPARTACUS (STARZ)
· TEEN MOM (MTV)
· TORI & DEAN: HOME SWEET HOLLYWOOD (OXYGEN)
· TRUE LIFE (MTV)
· WWE SMACKDOWN (SYFY)









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