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Ratings: How Did Samantha Who Do?

Thursday's ratings rundown: 8 pm/ET American Idol played to a special Thursday audience of 22.35 million total viewers, down 650K from last week's results show. CBS' NCAA tourney coverage placed second in every prime-time hour, averaging 10.12 million viewers across the night. ABC's brand-new In the Motherhood (6.72 mil) and returning Samantha Who? (6.53 mil, down 270 thou from Dec. 1, its last fresh outing) combined for third, but averaged 13 percent less than Ugly Betty 's most recent numbers. Trailing NBC's pairing of Earl (5.87 mil) with an Office repeat, Smallville scored 3.74 mil, surging 14 percent week-to-week. 9 pm Grey's Anatomy enjoyed CSI 's latest bye, topping the hour with 15.8 million viewers, up 10 percent. Hell's Kitchen nipped at basketball's heels, placing third with 10.95 mil. Both NBC's The Office (8.45 mil, +500K) and 30 Rock (7.17 mil, +150K) saw gains, while Supernatural (3.17 mil) was flat. 10 pm With CBS' Eleventh Hour still shot-clock-blocked, Private Practice again claimed No. 1 with an audience of 10.48 mil, up 470 thou. ER gained 700K but still trailed hoops, delivering 10.16 mil. Source here

Noir Preview of 'Supernatural' 4.18: Sam and Dean in Comic Books - Featured

" Supernatural " is not yet ready to get down to the business in its next episode. After an alternate life episode on March 26, next week the show will present a life adapted to comic books written by fictional author named Carver Edlund. The Winchesters brothers are amazed when they find out that Edlund has recounted their ghost-hunting experiences in details. A noir-themed trailer for the episode called "The Monster at the End of This Book" has been released, showing the graphic arts as well as the kind of monsters that Sam and Dean have encountered in the past. The brothers find out that the comic series are packed with hyperbole and dramatic phrases like "Armed with an iron horse and abs of steel, these heroes pack real heat." Sam and Dean track down the writer who explains he has visions of the brothers that he then turns into comic books. Carver Edlund reveals that Lilith is coming and she has a plan for Sam. The April 2 episode is named after a Sesame Street book titled "The Monster at the End of This Book: Starring Lovable, Furry Old Grover". The name of the fictional author itself, Carver Edlund, is taken from the names of two of the show's scribes, Jeremy Carver and Ben Edlund. To Watch The Preview Click Here . Source here

New Promo for Episode 4.18: The Monster at the End of this Book

In next week's episode, Sam and Dean are dismayed to discover that all their escapades have been chronicled - no, not through a television series, but through a paperback fiction collection. Being who they are, of course they must investigate - and it's sure to be a thrilling ride and a fan-pleaser, since it seems the type of episode that delights in self-mockery. Promo

New Clips of 'Supernatural' 4.17: It's a Terrible Life - Featured

Known from the preview, " Supernatural " will take on a laid back episode called "It's a Terrible Life", presenting an alternative in Sam and Dean's lives should they become non-hunters. Three clips taken from the March 26 episode have been released as a sneak peek.. In their alternate lives, Dean is a corporate man who enjoys health drinks and listens to news radio vs. rock stations. He works at a company called Sandover Bridge & Iron Company alongside Sam who is in Tech Support. The two meet in an elevator and Sam asks Dean whether they know each other. They don't. Then the curious Sam asks Dean the next time they meet, whether Dean believes in ghost. It seems as if the two do not know each other but after co-workers start committing suicide at an alarming rate, the two find themselves working side by side to solve the murders. To Watch The Preview Click Here . Source here

New Clips from Episode 4.17: "It's a Terrible Life"

Sam and Dean forget what they're up to and take a trip to the office - minus michael scott, one would hope - for a while. Enjoy! Clips

Top Moments: A Death-Predicting Cat, President's Bad Joke, and Girl-on-Girl Desperation - Featured

Look, we don't like to criticize. But it's all we learned this week from the world of TV: Griping on Dancing with the Stars . Whining on American Idol. Sawyer teaching Jack how to lead on Lost. Why can't everyone be like Battlestar Galactica 's Admiral Adama, letting silence speak louder than words? We apologize for the nit-pickiness of this week's Top Moments, and look forward to your critiques. 11. Feintest Praise: Visiting Dublin for St. Patrick's Day, Today co-host Meredith Vieira samples a Guinness mixed with champagne and excitedly declares it "not bad." Please, you're surrounded by Irish people, representing the United States. Tell them it's brilliant! 10. Truth-in-Advertising Award: We didn't know what to believe anymore after ABC faked us out with Brothers & Sisters promos that (dishonestly) promised someone would die. But kudos to the network for staying true to their guarantee of girl-on-girl Desperate Housewives action. Now if only they'd do something about desperate ratings bait. 9. Most Devilish Reveal: Supernatural 's Alastair effectively digs his own grave by revealing that he tortured the Hell out of Big Daddy Winchester for no less than a century. Luckily, demon-blood-fed Sam is able to give Al his comeuppance. (That said, Dean's bro really scares us now.) 8. Purrrrrfect Guest Star: House 's patients often seem to have nine lives, but this week a cat figures into a medical mystery. Can the feline actually foretell death? Nope. The critter just likes the withering patients' heated blankets. 7. Hostess With the Mostest... Room for Improvement: All that graceful choreography on Dancing with the Stars only highlights host Samantha Harris' verbal gaffes. We like the blunder-full beauty, but wish she would stop giving contestants "a modiment to catch their breath" - just one of her gaffes this week. Come on, you talk for a living. 6. Most Heavenly Reunion: Ghost Whisperer fans get the moment they've waited (too long) for when a drowning Sam realizes that he's Jim, Melinda's husband. It's a rare instance when water reignites an old flame. 5. Most Sheltered Country Star: Stunned by Adam Lambert's sitar-ized version of Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire," plus the aspiring Idol's black hair, eyeliner and black nail polish, guest mentor Randy Travis doesn't know what to say: "For me, I don't see men wearing nail polish that often, so it sorta caught me off guard, but Adam seems like a very nice guy and again a great singer." Get with it, man. Cash covered Nine Inch Nails years ago. Lambert's routine isn't too new - it's too 1991. 4. Best Line: Battlestar's Admiral Adama tapes a red line down the middle of a launch deck and asks his entire fleet to make a choice: Head out on a possibly suicidal mission to save a little girl, or leave for safer ships. There's no guilt or judgments, just a line. And a stunning image of a ship divided. To Read More Click Here .

'Supernatural' 4.17 Preview: Winchester Brothers Being Normal

The March 26 episode of " Supernatural " takes on an alternate life of Sam and Dean when they are not hunters. They are described as two different but very normal people who don't know each other. Dean is a corporate man who enjoys health drinks and listens to news radio vs. rock stations. He works at a company called Sandover Bridge & Iron Company alongside Sam who is in Tech Support. It seems as if the two do not know each other. However, after co-workers start committing suicide at an alarming rate, the two find themselves working side by side to solve the murders. The episode is called "It's a Terrible Life". In its casting call, there will be a character named Mr. Adler, a corporate executive who is later revealed to be "a person with considerable supernatural authority, the kind of fella who can get things done." To Watch The Trailer Click here . Source here

'Supernatural' Goes Meta with April 2 Episode - Featured

NOTE: In TV, "meta" refers to anything that refers to itself. For instance, "Hollywood Babylon" is considered a meta episode because it makes self aware references iike when Dean thinks that L.A. looks a lot like Vancouver, it's because the show is actually filmed in Vancouver. This week's Supernatural should be brutal and dark, with Dean torturing Alastair. However, the following two weeks are looking to be comedy gold, which will either make you very happy or very angry. The CW released an official description for the April 2 episode, The Monster at the End of This Book, and no, it's not an April Fool's prank. Supernatural is going meta to an extent that writer Sera Gamble said will even trump Hollywood Babylon. Continue reading for the full details on this episode. Here's the official CW description: Sam and Dean are shocked to discover a series of comic books titled Supernatural that accurately detail their lives as demon hunters. They track down the writer, Carver Edlund, who explains he has visions of the brothers that he then turns into comic books. Chuck reveals that Lilith is coming and she has a plan for Sam. If that last sentence is confusing, it could be because of a little minute change. Earlier reports listed the comic book artist's name as Chuck Shurley, but perhaps at the last minute the show decided to make it even more meta by naming him after two of the show's most popular writers. Let's go through the number of things that are awesome about that description. * The comic book artist's name is an obvious homage to Supernatural writers Jeremy Carver and Ben Edlund. So already, the meta episode is being ultra meta-y. * The comic book nature in general allows the show to explore the entire history of the show, which should hopefully bring back reminders of some of fans favorite (and least favorite) episodes and storylines. * Lilith is finally back, meaning the parade of awesome villains can continue, and her arrival should spell the beginning of the end of the season. * Sam gets a storyline! While much of season 4 has dealt with the angels' plan for Dean, it's important to remember that Lilith and her demon army have a plan for Sam. * The comic book artist is played by Rob Benedict. You will probably recognize his face if not his name. If you watch Head Case on Starz, you know him as Jeremy Berger. If you watched Felicity, you know him as Richard Coad. And if you watched Alias religiously like I did, you could remember his guest appearance as Brodien, the nerdy agent Sydney turned into a goth guy in the beginning of season 4. The Supernatural episode The Monster at the End of This Book airs April 2 at 9pm on The CW . Source Here

'Supernatural' Clip: Alastair Reveals a Painful Secret to Dean

In the upcoming episode of 'Supernatural', Dean is sent to torture Alastair but he was the one eventually hurt. Read more.

Preview of 'Supernatural' 4.16: Castiel and Dean Against Alastair

It's another showdown between Castiel and Alastair and the former seeks the assistance of Dean in getting an information out of the latter. In the next " Supernatural ", Angels are found dead, murdered by someone who uses a stolen Lucifer sword. Castiel and Uriel suspect that Alastair is behind all of this. The angels have captured Alastair and ask Dean to use the torturing skills he learned in Hell to extract information from him so they can stop the murders. Sam is concerned Dean can't handle the job but Dean agrees to do it. However, when Alastair reveals some shocking information, Dean's world is shattered. After a long break, the show is back with the episode which is called "On the Head of a Pin", airing March 19. "Supernatural" has been ordered for a fifth season. Castiel's depicter Misha Collins said that his character will be back for another season. "Well, I've been told that I'm coming back, so the odds are good. I'd have to screw something up between now and the end of the month!" he informed TV Guide. To Watch The Trailer Click Here . Source Here