Audiences are going to hear a lot more from "The Listener", which has been renewed for another 13 episodes. The Canadian drama, which premiered this year, has been picked up for a second season. "The Listener" is a series about paramedic Toby Logan, a young man with the ability to "listen" to other peoples thoughts. As he helped out victims he met on and off the job, he also tried to help himself by learning more about his unknown past and abilities. Aided by his mentor Dr. Ray Mercer and friend and fellow paramedic Oz Bey, Toby's decision to get involved in these situations have drawn the unwanted attention of both the police (Charlie Marks) as well as a mysterious group which his mother saved him from when he was a child. Despite being cancelled in the U.S. after only airing seven episodes, "The Listener" ran for its full season in Canada and was well received. It also has a strong international following, especially in Europe, where it made its debut before airing in North America. In what is becoming more common as television moves to the net, the Listener's award winning online site was hugely popular, giving fans a taste of what goes on in Toby's head. Season two of "The Listener" will air in Canada on CTV and SPACE but no dates have been announced. Source Here
Last night had some exciting new episodes of our summer dramas and Thursday reality favs! Catch what you missed or re-watch what you loved. Primetime TV: Burn Notice - Watch 'Shot in the Dark' Royal Pains - Watch 'Crazy Love' So You Think You Can Dance - Watch 'Top 8 Results' Samantha Who? - Watch 'The Other Woman' and 'With This Ring' The Listener - Watch 'One Way or Another' Big Brother 11 - Watch 'Episode 7' The Fashion Show - Watch 'Finale Part 2, Results Show' The Real Housewives of Atlanta - Watch 'The Lost Footage' Penn & Teller: Bullshit! - Watch 'Lie Detectors' News & Late Night TV: The Daily Show - Watch 'Sally Jenkins' The Colbert Report - Watch 'Zev Chafetz' Late Night with Jimmy Fallon - Watch 'Kevin Nealon, Demi Lovato, Jeff Musial'
When it appears a serial rapist has struck again, Toby (Craig Olejnik) senses Detective Marks (Lisa Marcos) guilt over failing to convict him on a previous occasion. Using his telepathic powers, Toby helps gather intelligence from a traumatized victim only to realize that Marks may have some deep wounds of her own. Ennis Esmer, Mylene Robic, George Ryder and Anthony Lemke also star. Colm Feore (" 24 ") also guest stars. Airing this Thursday July 23 on NBC (9-11 p.m. ET). To Watch The Preview Click here . If You Missed The Previous Episode Watch It Here Online Now
Last night had some great new episodes of our summer Thursday favs, so catch what you missed or re-watch what you loved! Primetime TV: Burn Notice - Watch 'The Hunter' Royal Pains - Watch 'If I Were a Sick Man' So You Think You Can Dance - Watch 'Top 10 Results' The Listener - Watch 'Iris' Big Brother 11 - Watch 'Episode 4' The Fashion Show - Watch 'Finale, Part 1' 16 and Pregnant - Watch 'Catelynn' Penn & Teller: Bullshit! - Watch 'The Apocalypse' Late Night TV: The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien - Watch 'Gerard Butler, Venus Williams, Daughtry' Late Night with Jimmy Fallon - Watch 'Lauren Graham, Bill Engvall, the Jonas Brothers'
Hope you weren't too attached to NBC Summer series and Canadian import, The Listener . Beginning July 30th, NBC is opting to no longer air the series on Thursday nights in favor of showing Law and Order repeats. NBC will stream the remaining episodes on NBC.com beginning in August. However, if you live in Canada, you're still in luck. From the Hollywood Reporter: "A CTV spokesman on Thursday said new episodes of the Shaftesbury Films drama will continue to air Thursday nights on CTV and at 7 p.m. on Space, a sci-fi cable channel. The Canadian audience numbers for The Listener have been stronger than ratings on NBC, where the drama last Thursday posted a disappointing 0.7 rating and 2 share among adults 18-49." US viewers - are you disappointed to see the series disappear from the NBC schedule? Source: THR
Thursday's ratings round-up: * 8 pm/ET The premiere of Big Brother 11 topped the hour by welcoming 6.68 million total viewers into the house, a 6 percent increase over last summer's BB10 launch. Trailing a Bones repeat, a pair of Samantha Who? s averaged 3.4 mil to place third. * 9 pm So You Think You Can Dance this time around bested a CSI repeat to emerge as the night's most-watched program, drawing 7.8 million viewers (up 9 percent week-to-week). * 10 pm NBC's The Listener held steady at 3.24 mil, placing a distant second behind a The Mentalist repeat (8.33 mil). Source Here
After witnessing a fatal shooting in Chinatown, Toby (Craig Olejnik) finds himself getting emotionally involved with the blind sister of one of the victims. In an effort to help her find out who killed her brother, Toby uses his telepathic gift and discovers a cover-up involving a Chinese crime boss who has a lot to hide from the police. Ennis Esmer, Lisa Marcos, Mylene Dinh-Robic and Anthony Lemke also star. Airing this Thursday July 9 on NBC (9-11 p.m. ET). Source & More Pics
Thursday's ratings rundown: * 8 pm/ET ABC's coverage of the NBA Finals, led by a Jimmy Kimmel special, was the night's most-watched fare, averaging 11.3 million total viewers across primetime. I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! , down 100K week-to-week, placed third behind a Bones repeat. * 9 pm Fox's So You Think You Can Dance results show (8.7 million viewers) gained 6 percent week-to-week to edge out a CSI repeat and claim second. Pitted against NBA overtime on the West Coast, Burn Notice (5.2 mil) was down from its season premiere. * 10 pm Episode 3 of NBC's The Listener (4.4 mil) plunged 17 percent, placing a distant third behind basketball and a Mentalist repeat. USA Network 's Royal Pains matched its premiere audience of 5.6 million and became the cabler's first scripted series to grow its demos in Week 2. Source Here
After bumping into a young homeless man, Toby (Craig Olejnik) is plagued by visions of a missing girl. Certain that she's been abducted, he pursues the homeless man for insights into her whereabouts but he gets more than he bargained for, including the distinct feeling that this homeless man might share his psychic abilities. Ennis Esmer, Lisa Marcos, Mylene Dinh-Robic and Anthony Lemke also star. Colm Feore and Brendan Fletcher guest star. Airing this Thursday June 11 on NBC (9-11 p.m. ET). Source Here
Thursday's ratings recap: * 8 pm/ET ABC's coverage of Game 1 of the NBA Finals - which was kicked off by a Jimmy Kimmel special - topped every hour and was the night's most watched program, averaging 9.4 million viewers from 8 to 11 pm. In the 8 o'clock hour, I'm a Celebrity placed fourth (behind repeats of Bones and CBS comedies) with 5.18 mil. That is, however, an 8 percent gain from the night prior. Speidi wants to take credit for the bump, I am sure. * 9 pm So You Think You Can Dance 's reveal of the Top 20 bested a CSI repeat by drawing 8.2 mil, but dipped 10 percent week-to-week. The premiere of NBC's The Listener placed fourth with 5.25 mil. * 10 pm A second episode of The Listener drew 5.34 mil, lagging far behind basketball and a The Mentalist repeat. Source Here