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Seven CBS Shows on the Bubble

For the most part, CBS has had a very good year. New series like ' Undercover Boss ' and ' NCIS: Los Angeles ' lived up to expectations and emerged as hits, and even though it's fallen off a bit lately, ' The Good Wife ' is also a success. But as the May upfront approaches, when the network has to make difficult decisions about what new shows to order and which programs to axe, it's a good time to assess what might happen. Here's our look at what's Tiffany network shows are on the brink ... and how it might play out. To Read More Click Here .

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "I Love What You Do For Me" Season 5 Episode 19 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE titled "I Love What You Do For Me " Season 5 Episode 19 airing this Wednesday April 21 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network Episode Synopsis: Max offers to help Christine make a major life change after she realizes that her five-year car lease is up and her life hasn't evolved in all that time, on THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, Wednesday, April 21 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Eric McCormack ("Will & Grace") returns as Christine's boyfriend, Max. Source & Preview

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "Revenge Makeover" Season 5 Episode 18 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE titled "Revenge Makeover" Season 5 Episode 18 airing this Wednesday April 14 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode Synopsis: Old Christine takes a cranky, very pregnant New Christine to a fancy salon to prepare her for the impromptu wedding that Richard is secretly planning, on THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, Wednesday, April 14 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Scott Bakula returns as Old Christine's ex-boyfriend and New Christine's father, Papa Jeff. Source & Preview

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "Up in the Airport" Season 5 Episode 17 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE titled "Up in the Airport" Season 5 Episode 17 airing this Wednesday April 7 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode Synopsis: Christine decides Ritchie deserves to go on a family vacation like his friends, but her plans to take him to Florida don't turn out quite as she had intended, on THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, Wednesday, April 7 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Source & Preview

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "Subway, Somehow" Season 5 Episode 16 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "Subway, Somehow" Season 5 Episode 16 airing this Wednesday March 10 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode Synopsis: "Subway, Somehow" - In an effort to teach Ritchie's class some street smarts, Christine encourages the school to let them take the subway on a field trip but ends up stranded at the station as the train leaves without her, onTHE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, Wednesday, March 10 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Source & Preview

Wednesday Ratings: American Idol Overpowers ABC's Comedy Block - Featured

American Idol delivered another powerhouse win in the ratings Wednesday night, as nearly all its competition suffered ratings declines. Fox won the night overall as Idol's two-hour broadcast drew 23.5 million viewers, handily defeating all competitors among adults 18-to-49. Placing a distant second was CBS, whose The New Adventures of Old Christine (6 million viewers) and Gary Unmarried (6 million viewers) were down 26 percent and 17 percent in the demo, respectively. Criminal Minds (13.2 million) fell slightly, but CSI: NY (12.5 million viewers) was down 9 percent in the demo, most likely due to new competition from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit at 10/9c. Two hours of SVU, with special guest stars Kathy Griffin and Mischa Barton averaged 8.5 million viewers, helping to lift NBC to third place overall for the second night in a row. Mercy (6 million viewers) was down 11 percent in the demo going head-to-head against Idol. ABC's comedies also took a tumble. Leading out of a Modern Family repeat, The Middle pulled in 6 million viewers, and slid 28 percent in the demo from its last original episode. New episodes of Modern Family (8.8 million viewers) and Cougar Town (5.4 million viewers) declined 15 and 11 percent in the demo, respectively. Oprah's Oscar special pulled in only 4.4 million viewers, and was 19 percent off Ugly Betty 's average mark in that timeslot. Source Here

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "Sweet Charity" Season 5 Episode 15 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "Sweet Charity" Season 5 Episode 15 airing this Wednesday March 3 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode Synopsis: THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "Sweet Charity" Season 5 Episode 15 - When Christine and Barb find their business unexpectedly profitable, Christine undergoes a personal crisis - deciding whether to spend her share of the newfound money on herself, or follow Barb's lead and give it to charity, on THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, Wednesday, March 3 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Ed Begley Jr. guest stars as a pastor whom Christine turns to for guidance. Source & Preview

Ratings: Idol Rules, But Modern Family Keeps Growing

For the second week in a row, ABC's Modern Family posted significant gains, despite going head-to-head with ratings powerhouse American Idol. Modern Family drew 10.1 million viewers, an increase of 8 percent from last week, and tied its season high in the adults 18-to-49 demographic. Its lead-in, The Middle (8.2 million), was also up, improving 11 percent to reach a series high. Faltering against Idol, Cougar Town shed more than 3 million of Family's viewers and fell sharply in the 18-to-49 demo. Fox, of course, won the night, anchored by Idol (25 million viewers), which was up 4 percent from last week, when it debuted in the 9/8c Wednesday timeslot. Human Target also settled into its new slot this week, drawing 8.9 million viewers and improving a notch in the demo. CBS placed second overall for the night, as The New Adventures of Old Christine (8.3 million viewers) and Gary Unmarried (7.7 million viewers) jumped up 21 and 26 percent, respectively. Criminal Minds (14.6 million viewers) remained steady against Idol. CSI: NY was the big winner at 10/9c, drawing 13.7 million viewers. The show also improved 6 percent in the demo, despite competing with a Law & Order: SVU repeat (6 million viewers) that performed 18 percent higher than The Jay Leno Show's average. Ugly Betty pulled in 4.7 million viewers and improved 21 percent from last week. Elsewhere, NBC's Mercy (6.5 million viewers) was up 13 percent at 8/7c, and a Life Unexpected repeat at the same time drew 1.6 million viewers for the CW. Source Here

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "A Family Unfair" Season 5 Episode 14 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE "A Family Unfair" Season 5 Episode 14 airing this Wednesday February 10 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode Synopsis: "A Family Unfair" Season 5 Episode 14 - Christine becomes envious as Richard and New Christine plan for their new baby and decides to ask Richard for his help so she can have one too, on THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, Wednesday, Feb. 10 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Tim Meadows ("SNL") guest stars as New Christine's ob/gyn. Source & Preview

'Human Target', Modern Family, Mercy moves for State of the Union - Featured

The last-minute shelving of FOX's game show Our Little Genius and next week's State of the Union address could end up being a good thing for Human Target . The president's annual address to Congress and the country will air at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 27. All of the big four broadcast networks (along with PBS and the cable news channels) will air it live, resulting in the usual schedule tweaking on the nets' part. To Read More Click Here .
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