Our pick of the best TV shows on Aussie screens this week, including the 2010 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony , the free-to-air premiere of Canadian sci-fi series Sanctuary and new series Waking the Dead, V, Glenn Martin, DDS and Archer.
Plus: An American Idol contestant gets booted because of his chatty dad, and Supernatural's Ghostfacers are coming to a small screen near you.
What's going on in the TV world on Wednesday, September 30.
It's Wednesday night, and when it comes to TV, you're feeling noncommittal. The last thing you want to watch is a show that forces you to return week after week, lest you risk losing track of the plot. And you're in luck, because Wednesday is the Night of One-Hour Procedural Crime Dramas, when Criminal Minds, Law and Order: SVU, and CSI: NY all air. But which one is right for you?
It's time for an awesome month of TV finales! Check out the full finale schedule, vote in fun polls, and share with your Facebook friends!
With some television fans sourcing their favourite shows by "other means", fewer and fewer viewers are tuning in each week. Compared to just three years ago there simply aren't as many of us tuning in to free-to-air television.
Before we get to talking about how American Idol crushed its competitors, let's discuss the more interesting story of the series premiere of Fox's Lie to Me and season premiere of ABC's Lost. This matchup looks to be a dogfight over the next month, and the winner of round one was…
The top 50 starts now with a new Heroes villain, a daily sports program we still can't get enough of, and a Web site where tons of old favorites still live.
It's usually snooze time when it comes to ratings, but during these exciting premiere weeks, it's hard not to take notice. Last night the big question was how NBC's Knight Rider would do. If you recall, the property was rejuvenated in the form of a two-hour movie earlier this year and pulled in decent numbers and poor reviews. And even though there was NOTHING else on television that night, NBC execs saw only the numbers and instantly ordered it to series. That's some thinkin'!