MON-ABC adds the season premiere of Wanna Bet? to new episodes of High School Musical: Get In The Picture and The Mole. Wanna Bet? is another one of those game shows where celbrities compete for charity; on this one they bet on whether contestants will be able to complete various strange tasks. It was originally slated to air midseason, but that never happened. Hosted by Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly of Britian's Got Talent and other British game shows. NBC has new episodes of American Gladiators, Nashville Star, and Dateline NBC.
TUE-ABC has it's normal Tuesday lineup of Wipeout, I Survived A Japanese Game Show, and Primetime: Family Secrets. CBS airs a new Big Brother, and NBC has new episodes of Celebrity Family Feud and America's Got Talent. Celebrity Family Feud has the Kardashians (including stepfather Bruce Jenner and his daughter Kris) competing for the Dream Foundation, Deion Sanders and Family (including son Deion Jr. and Deionadra, who I'll assume is his daughter) competing for his own charity "Sanders Claus" (the website is down), Tiki Barber and Family (brother Ronde is nowhere to be found) competing for the Fresh Air Fund, and Ed McMahon and Family competing for the Horatio Alger Assocation of Distinguished Americans.
WED-There's Primetime: Crime on ABC, a new Big Brother on CBS, a two-hour So You Think You Can Dance on FOX, and a new The Baby Borrowers on NBC.
THU-The penultimate episode of Hopkins airs on ABC. CBS has new episodes of Greatest American Dog and Swingtown. Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? (the season finale) and So You Think You Can Dance on FOX. NBC steps in with new episodes of Last Comic Standing and Fear Itself.
FRI-The season finale (dare I say series finale) of Duel airs along with a new 20/20 on ABC. Flashpoint airs on CBS. Friday Night Smackdown (10 episodes until MyNetwork) airs on The CW. FOX airs Anger Management. And there's a two hour Dateline on NBC.
SAT-Peter Pan (the 2003 live action?) airs on ABC, while CBS airs EliteXC Saturday Night Fights? I thought they weren't doing that this month. Announced fights include the Middleweight Title Bout: Robbie Lawler vs. Scott Smith (which went NC in the previous Saturday Night Fights, I believe when Smith accidentally got poked in the eye); the Welterweight Title Bout: Jake Shields (20-4-1) vs. James Thompson (14-9) (the one who lost to Kimbo Slice after his ear exploded); and the Heavyweight Title Bout: Antonio Silva (10-1) vs. Justin Eilers (20-7-1) (formerly of IFC). And FOX has new episodes of Cops and America's Most Wanted.
SUN-New episodes of 60 Minutes and Big Brother air on CBS, and a new episode of Dateline NBC airs on ... NBC.
A few things happened last week that I think are instructive to understanding television ratings. First, because of the President's break into tv last Monday, ABC aired The Big Bang Theory after Two And A Half Men.