2011 IN REVIEW: TELEVISION
Thursday, December 29, 2011
American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, Hardcore Pawn, Modern Family, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Survivor, SNL, NCIS, The Jersey Shore, 16 & Pregnant, Pawn Stars, Tanked, Louie, Portlandia, Justified, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad
The X-Factor, Terra Nova, The Playboy Club, Charlie's Angels, Skins, The Rosie Show, Oprah's Lifeclass, H8R, Whitney
Fear Factor, Beavis & Butthead, Lingo
Hannah Montana, Medium, Friday Night Lights, Rescue Me, All My Children, The Nate Berkus Show, Kate Plus 8, Charlie's Angels, Judge Jeanine Pirro, Judge Karen's Court, Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?, Don't Forget The Lyrics, Skins, The Playboy Club, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
- Meredith Viera left The Today Show
- Oprah Winfrey left her talk show after 25 years
- Regis Philbin left Live!
- Katie Couric left the anchor desk at CBS for a talk show at ABC.
- Mary Hart left "Entertainment Tonight."
- Steve Carell left "The Office."
- Charlie Sheen left Two and a Half Men, bad-mouthed the show and then made nice.
- The MTV show Skins was about teen sex and drugs. It was canceled after one season.
- Veteran J.R. Martinez won Dancing with the Stars.
- "The Chew" replaced legendary soap "All My Children" on ABC.
- The Jersey Shore kepy getting huge ratings for MTV.
- Oprah launched her OWN newtork to less than stellar ratings.
- Brian Williams launched his own weekly magazine show, Rock Center, on NBC.
posted by jc @ 1:27 PM,
MTV, Mondays 10pm/ET
Based on a popular documentary film, this weekly series follows people who are in online relationships. They meet their longtime loves with the help of the show, but things aren't always what they seem.
FAST FOOD MANIA
DESTINATION AMERICA, Sundays 10pm/ET
If you listen to the Howard Stern show, the you already know that Jon Hein is the biggest fan of fast food around. Join Jon as he checks out the best places to chow down for cheap on this new show on the new network, Destination America. If you're not craving something greasing after watch this show, then something is wrong with you.
Trisha Goddard hosted talk shows overseas for years. Now, she's the star of her own show, a spin-off of Maury, here in the states. Topics have included a man with 5 wives and women who eat strange objects like drywall and dirt.
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