NBC won the night with two hours of original programming, though 60 Minutes and ABC’s reruns weren’t too far behind.
|rating||show||slot||network||last week||season low||series low|
|1.0||60 Minutes Warren Buffett; Novak Djokovic||7pm||CBS||1.0|
|1.2||Dateline suburban poverty||8pm||NBC||0.7 (2)||0.7 (2)|
|1.2||U.S. Olympic Trials track and field||7pm||NBC|
|0.6||rerun – The Good Wife “Parenting Made Easy”||9pm||CBS|
|0.7||rerun – Person of Interest “Judgment”||8pm||CBS|
|0.7||rerun – American Dad
“The Old Stan in the Mountain”
|0.8||rerun – Cleveland “Das Shrimp Boat”||7:30||FOX||1.0||1.2 (3)||1.2 (3)|
|0.9||rerun – The Mentalist “Red is the New Black”||10pm||CBS||0.8|
|0.9||rerun – FOX 25th Anniversary Special||8pm-10||FOX|
|0.9||rerun – Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss “Tony”||9pm-11||ABC|
|1.0||rerun – America’s Funniest Home Videos||7pm||ABC|
|1.1||rerun – Secret Millionaire “James Malinchak”||8pm||ABC|
|1.2||rerun – America’s Got Talent (Tue. June 12)||9pm||NBC|
|1.2||rerun – America’s Got Talent (Monday)||10pm||NBC|
Roseanne will be roasted by Comedy Central on Sunday, August 12.
A report commissioned by Congress states that PBS and NPR could not be sustained by more advertising.
On July 30, The NFL Network will start up a morning show, for those Americans who need football news at 6 A.M.
CNN got some advice from the New York Times TV section: show the news and don’t compete with the demagogues. “As viewers, we hew toward picking sides in news programming because it creates the illusion not just of import and drama, but that someone is at fault and things can be fixed. “
Finally, WWE has come back to broadcast television, this time on family-friendly ION. WWE Main Event, a weekly hour similar to what WGN Superstars had been, will debut in October, and air on Wednesdays.
Boston.com will start an internet radio rock station for some reason.
Factoid of the Day: “…1982’s “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” played 54 times last year on VH1 Classics.”
|Hey, it beat that show that killed horses.|