NOTES: The following shows aired reruns in their normal timeslot: Law & Order: SVU, Back To You, 'Til Death, Kitchen Nightmares, K-Ville. Bionic Woman was prempted by a second hour of Phenomenon. Don't Forget The Lyrics was prempted by a second hour of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?. 30 Rock was prempted because of the a 1-hour episode of My Name Is Earl. King Of The Hill was prempted because of the a 1-hour episode of Family Guy. Prison Break was originally prempted so that FOX could air game 5 of the World Series. That became unnecessary (thanks, Rockies!), so FOX aired a rerun of House in its place. Cavemen and Carpoolers were prempted so that ABC could air "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" and "You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown". You may not be surprised to learn that ratings for that hour were much higher than normal. America's Next Top Model has a low rating because it was a clip show, and there has never been a good clip show (in all fairness, I may be exaggerating in order to drive comments). I think the 60 Minutes time period includes some NFL Football overrun. The Amazing Race had its 12th season premiere last night.
Well, I'm not in that demographic, nor are a sizable chunk of my friends. But other than you I have yet to hear anyone call PTI a "boring panel show." I think you might just be a little off base on this one.